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Travel and Tourism

A-Z How to Find Information > Travel, Tourism and Transport


As a library member you can access a range of e-resources by logging in with your library card number and PIN.

  • PostcardsEncyclopaedia Britannica Online - you can find masses of information about countries by searching for them by name or by using the 'World Atlas' feature
  • Reference Books Online - there are general and specialist encyclopaedias and dictionaries about countries and cultures:
  • Credo Reference - includes books such as 'Cassell's Peoples, Nations and Cultures', 'Holidays, Festivals and Celebrations of the World Dictionary' and the 'Penguin Encyclopedia of Places'
  • PressReader - search for travel articles in the wide range of national and international newspapers
  • Find useful UK and worldwide travel and tourism web sites at the Travel and tourism page of WebLinks.
  • Bus, coach and rail timetables are in the Transport subsection
  • Find related information at the Countries, Maps, Atlases and Gazetteers and Languages sections of the Virtual Library

In the Library

  • Search the library catalogue to find hotel and bed and breakfast guides, directories of camping and caravanning sites, country guides and more

Page last updated: 31st January 2020