• "A treasure trove of unknown delights!"

    Terry Wogan
  • "A marvellously entertaining and instructive read- a compendium of facts and anecdotes that offers an exciting new kind of guide to England."

    Simon Jenkins
  • "I never knew there was so much I never knew!"

    Gyles Brandreth
  • "a beautiful guide to the lore of the villages, towns and cities of England. After reading about each county, I want to pack the car and go there immediately. It's a Christmas pudding of a book, immensely rich and not to be eaten at one sitting"

    Guy Browning, The Times
  • "hoards of fascinating facts, tantalising tales and titillating trivia"

    The Lady