Top Ten Travel Books For 2020

October 21, 2019 0 By Ellie

top ten travel books for 2020

If you’re looking for a book that will make you feel inspired and excited for your next adventure in 2020, look no further. Below, in no particular order, is a list of the top ten travel books for you to read in 2020 to help you pick your next destination!

1. Around The World in 80 Trains

around the world in 80 trains

This brilliant book by Monisha Rajesh is about her 45,000-mile journey around the world via locomotive. She visited some of the most famous railways in the world, from London St. Pancreas to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to even the railways of North Korea and you can read all about this magnificent adventure. This great read is available from all mainstream bookstores retailing at £20.

2. Ultimate Travelist: 500 Best Places on The Planet… Ranked

ultimate travelist: the 500 best places on the planet

This book is from Lonely Planet and is retailing at £19.99 at all major bookstores. This book is a great read if you’re unsure of where you should visit next! They have ranked the best places on the planet to visit, why not open to book on a random page and go on an adventure.

3. 365 Days of Extraordinary Destinations, Bizarre Phenomena and Other Hidden Wonders 2020

page a day travel calendar

This great page a day calendar from Atlas Obscura is brilliant as a coffee table book or even to keep on your desk to keep you inspired for your next adventure. Each day you can open the book and find out about a new destination. This is another great book to help you decide where you should go on your next holiday. The book also retails at all major bookstores for £11.99.

4. Where To Go When

where to go when

The Where To Go When by DK Eyewitness is available from major bookstores retailing at £18.90. This book is great for finding out when you should visit some of the most famous destinations around the world, as well as some lesser-known wonders, this is another great coffee table book to add to your travel book collection in 2020.

5. Epic Bike Rides Of The World

epic bike rides of the world

This is the best book to recommend for those who love to see the world from their bike. If you love cycling around beautiful parks and trials this book will show you the planet’s best cycling routes. Epic Bike Rides of The World is written by Lonely Planet and retails at £14.99.

6. Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist: The Top 500 Experiences in The Uk… Ranked

ultimate travelist united kingdom

This is a book for those who don’t want to travel too far but still want to experience great things! The Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist has 500 of the best UK experiences for you to read about and eventually experience yourself! This book is written by Lonely Planet and retails at £19.99.

7. The Bucket List

the bucket list

The Bucket List 1000 Adventures Big & Small, is an all-around great travel book whether you’re looking for a small adventure or a great exploration, you can find it all in this book. This book is written by Kath Stathers and retails for £20.

8. The Wild Guide Series

wild guide series

The Wild Guide series is written by Daniel Start and so far in the series, there are books for Devon, Cornwall and South West, Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, Southern and Eastern England and Wales and Marches. Take your pick at the wild guide series or buy them all, they’re great for those looking for adventures on the wild side of the UK. The series retails from £14.95 to £16.99.

9. The New York Times 36 Hours Europe

new york times 36 hours europe

This book is jam-packed with spectacular pictures as well as wonderful locations around Europe. The book includes 130 expert itineraries from The New York Times’s popular 36 Hours column with 20 new stories for 2020 with destinations including Galway, the Amalfi Coast, Copenhagen and many more. The book is written by Barbara Ireland and retails at £30.

10. Secret Gardens of The National Trust

secret gardens of the national trust

This book if full of the UK’s best secret gardens, mazes and hidden corners full of huts, strange statues, orchards, dens, fairy gates and pixie houses that can all be found in National Trust parks. All of the locations in this book are available to visit through the National Trust. The book is written by Claire Masset and retails at £14.99.