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Bradshaw’s Guide

A descriptive guide to England

Featured places

  • Sussex : Brighton

    This once famous resort of royalty and fashion may now, through the levelling of the railroad, be fairly entitled to the appellation of the Marine Metropolis.

  • Surrey : Crystal Palace

    The site of the Crystal Palace on the summit of Penge Park is one of the most beautiful in the world.

  • Gloucestershire : Bristol

    Cathedral city, seaport, and parliamentary borough in Gloucestershire 118 miles from London.

  • Oxfordshire : Oxford

    Oxford is the capital of the rich midland county of the same name, and one of the most ancient cities of England.

  • Devonshire : Exeter

    Exeter is pleasantly situated on an eminence rising from the eastern bank of the river Exe, which encompasses its south-west side, and over which it has a handsome stone bridge.

  • Cornwall : Penzance

    This flourishing port is at the farther end of Cornwall, on the west side of Mount’s Bay, at the terminus of the West Cornwall Railway.