Media Release For immediate release: 4 June 2007 New Vegetarian & Vegan Guide to Bristol & Bath showcases the West as one of the best for veggies An indispensable guide for veggie visitors to the West Country " the Vegetarian & Vegan Guide to Bristol & Bath " has been launched by leading vegetarian campaigns group Viva!. Featuring over 300 veggie-friendly places to eat, stay and shop in Bristol and Bath " as well as Bradford-on-Avon, Clevedon, Weston-Super-Mare and the surrounding area " the new Guide demonstrates what a fantastic place the West is for vegetarians, vegans and people who love healthy, tasty food and who want to support natural, green and ethical products. From bistros to B&Bs, smoothie bars to sandwich shops, hotels to health foods and cafes to cruelty-free cosmetics, the Guide has something for everyone. Perfectly sized for your handbag or back pocket, the Vegetarian & Vegan Guide to Bristol & Bath is jam-packed with useful info. There are dedicated sections for each area, with tourist information centres and detailed listings provided for each entry. Full contact details are given, together with opening times, veggie ratings and average costs, as well as an easy-to-follow key to services from availability of soya milk and fair-trade items to methods of payment and even whether dogs are allowed. There's also a quick guide to the most veggie-friendly places and a guide to veggie booze. Justin Kerswell, Editor of the Guide, says: "With 'meat reducers' and the number of vegetarians and vegans at an all-time high, people expect to see a good veggie choice and we're thrilled that Bristol and Bath have more than risen to the challenge and shown that the West is best! You can pick up your copy of the Guide from Viva! for just "2.99 + 65p P&P. To order send a cheque/PO to: Viva!, 8 York Court, Wilder Street, Bristol BS2 8QH; call 0117 944 1000 (Mon-Fri 9am-6pm); or buy online at http://www.viva.org.uk/shop/bookstravel.htm. [ends] Notes to Editors: For more information, please contact Justin Kerswell on 0117 944 1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A cover illustration of the Vegetarian & Vegan Guide to Bristol & Bath is available via email. The Guide will be available for review from Friday 8 June. Copies of the Guide can be made available for competitions and reader give-aways.