National Geographic : 1956 Nov
,,4 t Greencastle,Northern Ireland,was once capitalof the Kingdom of Mourne. How to plan your trip to Britain FIRST, send for your free How to Plan Kit to the British Travel Association, 336 Madison Avenue, New York. By return you'll get folders on all the things Britain does so magnificently-castles, scenery, ceremonial, theater, gardens-plus a first-rate map. Next, decide when. In "Thrift Season" Spring, Autumn or Winter-you go for less. Hotels and roads are uncrowded. And there's plenty of room at those friendly British inns. Now where? Examine the map and note how compact Britain is. You can really see a lot in a short time. Northern Ireland-where our picture was taken.Welsh villages with jaw-breaker names. The romantic Scottish islands. And that lovely area in England known as the Dukeries. (For 35¢ you can visit any of 200 stately homes.) Why not rent a car? You can-for only io a mile including gas and oil. Most important: see your travel agent and get cracking now. For further information andfree illustratedliterature, write British Travel Association, Box 180, 336 Madison Ave., New York 17, N. Y .; in Canada:90 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario.