11/07/2013 14:34 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Rough Guide Founders Launch New UK Travel Site

The founders of the Rough Guide and Cool Camping series have launched a brand new travel website,, which celebrates the best things to see and do around Britain.

From snorkelling with seals in the Isles of Scilly to the best sweet shop in Oxford, the website features reviews and comments written by professional travel journalists who have an insider's knowledge on the area.

Whether you're looking for a seaside retreat or a city break in a B&B, Cool Places currently covers 35 main destinations across Britain and new locations are expected to be added as the site develops.

The best part? There are special offers to be had on hotel bookings, restaurants, train and coach tickets and there's already an App up and running to make planning your staycation even easier.

So is the new website another sign that the coffee-table travel book is slowly disappearing? Let us know what you think by voting in the poll below and visit to find out more about the newest UK travel site.