Travel books top 10

Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson
Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson

This week’s top 10 looks at popular travel books.

1 Insufficiently Welsh – Griff Rhys Jones

Griff is on a journey to trace his Celtic roots through Snowdonia, Anglesey and the rest of Wales.

2 A Slice of Britain: Around the Country by Cake – Caroline Taggart

Caroline Taggart goes on a culinary journey around the UK.

3 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson

This classic travel book follows the author’s journey around Britain.

4 The Almost Nearly Perfect People: The Truth About The Nordic Miracle – Michael Booth

Michael Booth visits all five Nordic Countries to learn more about the people.

5 Lorraine Kelly’s Scotland – Lorraine Kelly

Packed full of stunning photographs and entertaining stories from Lorraine’s life.

6 The Ribbons Are For Fearlessness: A Journey – Catrina Davies

A book of love, courage and following your dreams.

7 Savannah Diaries – Brian Jackman

A safari through Africa’s beautiful National Parks and big game sanctuaries.

8 A Sense of Direction: Pilgrimage for the Restless and the Hopeful – Gideon Lewis-Kraus

The writer goes on three ancient pilgrimages and tackles his reconnection with his father.

9 Bottoms Up In Belgium: Seeking The High Points Of The Low Lands – Alec Le Sueur

A look at Belgium culture in a bid to show that Belgium is an interesting place.

10 Cold: Extreme Adventures at the Lowest Temperatures on Earth – Sir Ranulph Fiennes examines some of the most dangerous journeys known to man.

*All of these books are available at your local Lancashire library, or visit or to reserve your copy.