Welsh Walks & Guide Books
A Guide To Welsh Place Names
A Guide To Welsh Place Names - Anthony Lias Publication Date January 2013 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x122 mm, 104 pages Language: English A guide to the meaning, origins and construction of 500 Welsh place-names, including notes on linguistic and historical background to the names and a useful index.
Castles In Wales: A Handbook
Castles in Wales: A Handbook - Gerald Morgan Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 262 A comprehensive introduction to the castles of Wales, with a detailed guide to 80 of them, photographs and OS grid-references, for the historical tourist. The introduction covers the contemporary historical significance of castles; the military and political background; building stone castles, and mo…
Country Churchyards of Wales
Country Churchyards of Wales - Donald Gregory Publication Date March 2015 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 228 pages Language: English Churchyards are not mere collections of gravestones. They are nearly always older than the churches they surround and provide much evidence of social activities and local traditions when they were the community centres of the pa…
Glamorgan & Gwent - Best Walks
Glamorgan & Gwent - 160 pages of Carreg Gwalch / Best Walks Publication Date November 2014 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Edited by Carys Ford Format: Paperback, 215x138 mm, 160 pages Language: English A useful guidebook of 21 walks covering all aspects of what Glamorgan and Gwent counties can offer, comprising short family walks, lake and river, woodland and hill walks, heritage and histo…
National Trust Walks: 2 - Southern and Central Wales
The Mountain Walkers Guide To Wales
A third revised edition of a volume offering directions to over 100 circular routes around Wales incorporating all mountains in the country, with walks varying in length and difficulty, comprising interesting general, geological and historical information, practical advice re equipment, safety and parking details. 32 colour illustrations. First published in 1990.
Wacky Wales: A Guide To Wales - Colin Palfrey Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 96 This is a personal, wacky guide to Wales but among the fun and satire there are nuggets of useful information about major events, eating and drinking, entertainment, and of course where to go. This gives you the low-down on Welsh towns and cities - stuff they don't tell you in the official guides - a…
Walking In The South Wales Valleys
A pocket guide to 11 heritage walks in Glamorgan and Gwent, comprising narrow, steep-sided valleys known world-wide as one of the cradles of the industrial revolution, and less famous hills that rise in between them, including open moorland, imposing escarpments, breezy summits, and rewarding views throughout. Numerous black-and-white maps and photographs.
Walking With Welsh Legends - South Eastern Wales
The fourth title in a series that takes us out walking to find places featured in sixteen stories from Welsh history and myth, this time in South East Wales. We visit, amongst other places, Ysgyryd Fawr and Llanofer, Tintern and Llanthony, Sgwd Gwladys and Llyn Syfaddan.
Walking With Welsh Legends - South Western Wales
Publication Date February 2011 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 168 pages Language: English This book takes us out walking to find places featured in stories from Welsh history and myth. Graham Watkins first tells us a story - love stories, tales of heroic deeds, foolishness and greed, a few fables, touches of humour. Then he guides us on a walk round the place…
Walks with History: Circular Walks in Central Wales
Circular Walks iin Central Wales - Stephen Edwards Publication Date January 2013 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 183x123 mm, 144 pages Language: English A collection of 14 circular walks in beautiful Mid-Wales, ranging from 2-7.5 miles (3-12 kilometres) and from easy and moderate to strenuous journeys, comprising clear directions, information re places of interest on rout…
Walks with History: Circular Walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Circular Walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park - Walks with History - Tom Hutton Publication Date March 2008 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 96 pages Language: English Twelve circular walks highlighting the landscape, beauty and history of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Comprising easy-to-follow directions and maps, together with information relating to…