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Rick Steves Britain (Beyond London) is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Britain. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Britain (Beyond London) will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves Great Britain guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Britain at http://www.ricksteves.com.

Rick Steves Britain (Beyond London) is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Britain. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Britain (Beyond London) will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves Great Britain guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Britain at http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Rick Steves Britain (Beyond London) is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Britain. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Britain (Beyond London) will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves Great Britain guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Britain at http://www.ricksteves.com.

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Episodes

Intro from Rick Steves

5/25/2018
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Rick provides a brief introduction to his Britain playlist, a collection of audio files designed to help you plan and enjoy your best possible trip, plus audio tours of Britain's historic sites. For more info on traveling in Britain, see http://www.ricksteves.com.

Duration:00:00:48

Edinburgh Royal Mile Walk Audio Tour

5/25/2018
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There's no better introduction to Scotland's cultural capital than a walk straight down the spine of the Old Town. We'll walk from the hill-topping castle — past cafes, shops, and tiny lanes — to the historic palace. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:01:04:04

Scottish Hebrides: Island Life

5/25/2018
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A Scottish tour guide describes daily life in the Hebrides — an island group off Scotland's west coast where you're more likely to overhear Gaelic than English.

Duration:00:18:35

England's Moors

3/23/2018
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British tour guides explain why a hike in the wild and windy English moors can be a delightfully uncrowded way to escape into nature.

Duration:00:09:06

Wales' Cardiff

3/23/2018
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A Welsh tour guide describes the highlights of convivial, rejuvenated Cardiff.

Duration:00:11:43

The English Right to Walk

11/17/2017
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Tour guides from Britain explain why England's national public walking paths are worth fighting for, and share their favorite places to go walking in the countryside — rain or shine.

Duration:00:18:35

Scotch Tasting Rooms

11/17/2017
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Rick checks in with tour guides from Edinburgh to get tips on visiting Scotland's whisky distilleries.

Duration:00:16:57

Being Welsh

7/11/2017
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Martin de Lewandowicz, a tour guide from Wales, explains the pride that comes from belonging to the distinctive Welsh corner of Great Britain, with its own language and traditions.

Duration:00:17:57

Scottish Pub Talk

1/30/2017
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Friends from Scotland explain the cultural importance of their neighborhood pubs, and share tips for making yourself feel right at home in one, even as a visitor.

Duration:00:16:13

Cotswolds

1/30/2017
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Two veteran guides from England introduce us to the villages that time forgot in the quintessentially English countryside.

Duration:00:11:43

Weekend in Wales

10/1/2016
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Tour guide Martin de Lewandowicz tells us how to make the most of a few days in Wales.

Duration:00:18:11

Oxford vs. Cambridge

10/1/2016
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Two Blue Badge guides from Britain engage in a friendly quarrel over which of England's venerable university towns reigns supreme — for travelers.

Duration:00:11:45

Bath

10/1/2016
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Bath native Mark Seymour walks us through the streets, sights, and spas that have charmed travelers since Roman times.

Duration:00:11:36

Stately Homes

7/24/2016
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English tour guides Roy Nicholls and Gillian Chadwick share tips for visiting the lavish estates and castles of the British aristocracy.

Duration:00:17:59

English Gardens, Part II

7/24/2016
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English tour guides Tom Hooper, Gillian Chadwick, and Roy Nicholls explain what makes English gardens unique and tell which ones warrant a visit.

Duration:00:10:48

Scotland's Robert Burns

4/5/2016
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Scottish musician Jim Malcolm explains the enduring appeal of his countryman, beloved 18th-century Scottish poet Robert Burns, and shares songs fit for your next Burns Night.

Duration:00:17:10

Roman and Prehistoric Britain

4/5/2016
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With the help of Roy Nicholls, a Blue Badge guide from England, we explore how the Roman and pre-historic worlds are often just below the surface throughout Great Britain.

Duration:00:11:38

Belfast

4/5/2016
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Tour guide and journalist Susie Millar talks about what visitors can expect to find in her hometown of Belfast, where sectarian violence is now a thing of the past.

Duration:00:17:57

Agatha Christie's England

4/5/2016
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Mathew Prichard, the only grandson of Agatha Christie, talks about his grandmother’s legacy and explains how travelers can experience the “Queen of Crime” in their travels to England.

Duration:00:17:43

Scottish Secession: Before the Vote

12/4/2014
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Prior to the 2014 vote on whether or not to secede from the rest of the United Kingdom, three Scottish tour guides weighed in on the pros and cons of independence.

Duration:00:17:13