Study guides

21st September 2001 at 01:00

Volume1 of Expedition 2001 has a database of over 15,000 sites and organisations of architectural, historical and cultural interest.

Included are the more important British museums, art galleries, libraries and theatres, as well as sports and leisure attractions.

Expedition 2001 Volume 1

CD-ROM resource pack pound;14.99 (inclusive of pamp;p). Cultural Resources, PO Box 88, Penzance TR18 4YR. Tel: 01736 332644.


Budget travellers looking for cheap but decent lodgings need the Independent Hostel Guide: Britain amp; Europe 2001.

Detailed information is available on more than 250 hostels ranging from bunk houses and lighthouses to family-run centres.

The Independent Hostel Guide costs pound;4.95 from 2 Rockview Cottages, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire DE4 3PG. Tel: 01629 580 4 27. Email:davedalley@


Tempting discounts at YHA hostels are offered in urban and rural locations next year. The YHA has 50 hostels across England and Wales suitable for school groups. They will be offering discounts of up to 40 per cent on out-of-season stays. Tel: 0870 870 8808. Web:


Resource packs have been produced to support visits to the Aquarium of the Lakes in Lakeside, Newby Bridge, Cumbria. A GNVQVCE leisure and tourismbusiness pack is also available.

The Aquarium has the UK's largest collection of freshwater fish.

Tel: 015395 30153. Web: www.aquariumofthe SON AND LOVER

A Passion for Life, a video from Active Image Ltd, visits the childhood haunts of D H Lawrence in and around the Nottinghamshire town of Eastwood. The video offers an insight into the people and events which inspired his novels.

Suitable for pupils studying key stage 3-4 history and English literature, it can be used independently, or before a visit to the D. H. Lawrence Birthplace and Heritage Centre in Eastwood.

A Passion for Life pound;13.99 plus pound;2.25 postage from Active Image Ltd, Unit 5, Dunston Technology Park, Millennium Way, Chesterfield SS40 8ND. Tel: 01246 450 123. Web:www.activeimage. Val Hall Ann Lynn

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