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Place Names In The Brecon Beacons National Park

Author : Malcolm Llywelyn
ISBN : 1845242750
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The National Park of the Brecon Beacons is an area of natural beauty and historical interest where people live and visit to enjoy its amenities. It lives and breathes the history of this wonderful and sometimes wild part of Wales.
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Legends Of The Brecon Beacons

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ISBN : 1789261171
Genre : Brecon Beacons National Park (Wales)
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Brecon Beacons Trail Running

Author : Lily Dyu
ISBN : 1911342274
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Brecon Beacons Trail Running is a comprehensive guide to off-road running across the national park, including the Black Mountains, the Brecon Beacons themselves and the Black Mountain. With 20 runs from 5.3km to 17.5km in length, this book is suitable for runners of all abilities. The hills and valleys of the Brecon Beacons offer a wide variety of running, all sharing the same mountainous scenery and stunning views in this beautiful part of South Wales. Local authors Lily Dyu and John Price have compiled many of their favourite runs, including accessible loops around Carreg Cennen Castle and Table Mountain, through to big days out around Fan y Big, Pen y Fan and Fan Brycheiniog. Summit the Sugar Loaf and The Blorenge on the outskirts of Abergavenny, explore the waterfalls by Ystradfellte, or trace the Cat¿s Back along the Welsh-English border; there¿s something for everyone. Each route features clear and easy-to-use Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps, easy-to-follow directions, details of distance and timings, and refreshment stops and local knowledge.
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Good Beer Guide 2018

Author : Roger Protz
ISBN : 9781852493493
Genre : Travel
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CAMRA's Good Beer Guide is fully revised and updated each year and features pubs across the United Kingdom that serve the best real ale. Now in its 45th edition, the guide is completely independent, with listings based entirely on evaluation and nomination by CAMRA members. The unique Breweries section contains a full listing of Britain's breweries - from national to micro - with information about their core beers.
Category: Travel

The Good Pub Guide 2018

Author : Fiona Stapley
ISBN : 9781473551534
Genre : Travel
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*Get your pub on with 10% more content than other beer and pub guides, and over 80 new entries this year* The 36th edition of this much-loved guide is as invaluable as ever. Organized county by county, its comprehensive yearly updates and countless reader recommendations ensure that only the very best pubs make the grade. Here you will not only find classic country pubs, town centre inns, riverside retreats and historic havens, but also popular newcomers including gastro pubs and pubs specialising in malt whisky and craft beer. Discover the top pubs in each country for beer, food and accommodation, and find out the winners of the coveted titles of Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year. Packed with hidden gems, The Good Pub Guide provides a wealth of honest, entertaining, up-to-date and indispensable information.
Category: Travel

The Royal Dragoon Guards

Author : Peter Macfarlane
ISBN : 9781472838575
Genre : History
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The Royal Dragoon Guards have a long and distinguished history dating from 1685. Originally raised as regiments of horse and dragoons, they were subsequently designated as the 4th, 5th and 7th Dragoon Guards and the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons. They fought in all of Britain's major wars from the late 17th century onwards, charging at Blenheim with Marlborough's cavalry, at Waterloo with the Union Brigade, and at Balaklava with the Heavy Brigade. In the 19th century, they also saw service in India and Africa. All four regiments served in France and Flanders during the First World War and one regiment fired the first British shot on the Western Front. They were then amalgamated into two regiments – the 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards and the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards. Both regiments were mechanised shortly before the Second World War, in which they played a leading role in the D-Day landings. In 1992, the two regiments amalgamated again to form the Royal Dragoon Guards. Recent conflicts have taken the regiment to Iraq and Afghanistan, continuing a record of operational service covering more than three centuries. This regimental history of the Dragoons tells their story as it played out across the centuries, exploring their role in both major and minor conflicts of the last 300 years. The title examines the development of the regiment up to the present day and highlights key figures across its history. The text is supported throughout with photographs and illustrations.
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Literary Tourism

Author : Ian Jenkins
ISBN : 9781786394590
Genre : Business & Economics
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Literary tourism is a nascent field in tourism studies, yet tourists often travel in the footsteps of well-known authors and stories. Providing a wide-ranging cornucopia of literary tourism topics, this book fully explores the interconnections between the written word and travel. It includes tourism stories using guidebooks, films, television and electronic media, and recognises that stories, texts and narratives, even if they cannot be classified as traditional travel writing, can become journeys in themselves and take us on imaginary voyages. Appealing to a wide audience of different disciplines, it encompasses subjects such as business literary writing, historical journeys and the poetry of Dylan Thomas. The use of these different perspectives demonstrates how heavily and widely literature influences travel, tourists and tourism, making it an important read for researchers and students of tourism, social science and literature.
Category: Business & Economics

Abergavenny History Tour

Author : Irena Morgan
ISBN : 9781445671161
Genre : Photography
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A guided tour of Abergavenny, showing how the town has changed and developed over the past century and more.
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The Rough Guide To Wales

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9781789199406
Genre : Travel
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Discover this beautiful country with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to hike through the wilds of Snowdonia, follow in Wordsworth's footsteps at Tintern Abbey or explore Welsh music and theatre in Swansea, The Rough Guide to Wales will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget - Full-colour maps throughout - navigate the arcades of central Cardiff or the peaks of Brecon Beacons National Park without needing to get online. - Stunning, inspirational images - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Cardiff, Swansea and the southeast; the southwest; the Brecon Beacons and Powys; the Cambrian coast; the Dee Valley; Snowdonia and the Llyn; the north coast and Anglesey. Attractions include: Cardiff Bay; St David's Cathedral; Pembrokeshire National Park; Conwy Castle; Cadair Idris; Ffestiniog Railway; Hay Festival; the beaches of the Llyn and Gower peninsulas. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, the media, health, festivals and events, maps, sports and outdoor activities and LGBT Wales. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to Welsh history, politics, natural history, music, film and books, plus a handy language section. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with the Rough Guide to Wales.
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Cycling Lon Las Cymru

Author : Richard Barrett
ISBN : 9781783626625
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Guidebook to cycling Lon Las Cymru, a 255 mile (410km) route from Cardiff, or 242 mile (390km) from Chepstow to Holyhead, showcasing Wales's beautiful rural heartland. Divided into 5 stages, the route (which follows quiet roads and traffic-free paths) is described south to north from both Cardiff and Chepstow. Accompanying route description for each stage is 1:100,000 mapping and elevation profiles, giving a clear indication of course. Suggested summary schedules from both start destinations are included, detailing possible 4 to 7 day cycle options. Also included is handy practical information about transport to and from the route, accommodation en route, baggage transfer options and preparing your bike. Passing through the Brecon Beacons National Park, Snowdonia National Park, and over the Black Mountains, the Brecon Beacons and the Cambrian Mountains, the route is as scenic as it is rewarding making it a ride to remember.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Adventure Tourism And Outdoor Activities Management

Author : Ian Jenkins
ISBN : 9781786390868
Genre : Business & Economics
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An resource for those wishing to understand the driving factors behind the operation of an adventure tourism company, this textbook offers guidance on how to deliver a profitable and sustainable product. The importance of changing markets, technology and corporate social responsibility, including environmental impacts and climate change, are discussed in the context of managing an adventure tourism firm. To remain profitable, companies must address these issues along with the important aspects of risk and safety. Key features include: - Case studies from successful professionals in the industry. - Consideration of the development of sustainable adventure tourism. - Guidance on managing products and customers."
Category: Business & Economics

Fastpacking

Author : Lily Dyu
ISBN : 9781783627004
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Guidebook to fastpacking - multi-day running trips carrying the bare essentials - in the UK, Europe and beyond. Includes 12 route ideas (all tried and tested), fastpacking stories from around the world (featuring Jez Bragg, Anna Frost and Jasmin Paris), and invaluable tips and tricks to help you prepare for your own running adventure. A summary of each route idea is provided, together with mapping and a gradient profile, as well as highlights, tips and 'tales from the trail'. Invaluable practical information is also included, covering everything you need to know to prepare and plan for a trip: training, accommodation options, safety, equipment, apparel, nutrition, hydration and more. The route ideas and stories featured showcase an impressive range of fastpacking opportunities, both in the UK and abroad. From mountain hut hopping trips, bothy discovery tours and wild camping expeditions, the inspirational tales and selected trails are guaranteed to entice 'everyday' runners to try their hand at a multi-day journey, be it in the Brecon Beacons, Bhutan or beyond.
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Photographing South Wales

Author : Drew Buckley
ISBN : 0992905184
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In this extensive photo-location and visitor guidebook, award winning landscape and wildlife photographer Drew Buckley describes the most beautiful places in South Wales to visit and photograph whether you are using a high-end DSLR or a mobile phone camera. PHOTOGRAPHING SOUTH WALES is a photography-location and visitor guidebook. An essential companion for anyone with a camera who is visiting South Wales. South Wales is a land of big skies above majestic mountains, lush green countryside, idyllic wooded river valleys and towering waterfalls, all fringed by a coastline of sea cliffs, golden beaches and turquoise waters. Explore the Brecon Beacons National Park and the coastline of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, home to quaint fishing harbours, secret coves, grey seals and puffins. Then venture to hidden spots on the Gower and South East Wales, and as far north as Ceredigion and Aberystwyth in Mid Wales. South Wales is rich with history, myths and legends. You will discover the remains of iron age forts, bronze age burial chambers and prehistoric stones with many medieval castles bringing drama to the picturesque landscape. FEATURING: 62 locations and over 500 beautiful photographs Topographic maps Sat nav and map co-ordinates Sun compass Best times to visit and seasonal highlights Photographic tips Accessibility notes Travel information The best places to stay, eat and drink
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Frankie Me

Author : Marie Yates
ISBN : 9781785357732
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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"...I raced out of that cinema and didn’t look back. It was halfway through the film, after a most incredible moment with Frankie, and I just ran. I haven’t told her yet or replied to her message of ‘WTF just happened? x.’ WTF did just happen? My grandma died. That’s what happened." The final instalment of the Dani Moore Trilogy finds teenage survivor, Dani, in her second phase of Sixth Form. As she navigates her way through the year, she embarks upon a new relationship which brings its own set of challenges to overcome. She has decisions to make about her future and finds this overwhelming as she struggles to focus on the present. Desperate to pass her exams while still being able to enjoy life, will she have the happy ending she dreams of?
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Az Wales Regional Road Atlas

Author : Geographers' A-Z Map Co Ltd
ISBN : 1843489090
Genre : Great Britain
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This A-Z map of Wales is a full colour regional road atlas which extends into England to include all major routes into the country. In addition to covering the whole of Wales the detailed road mapping also includes: -Liverpool-Warrington-Nantwich-Shrewsbury-Hereford-Bristol-Severn River CrossingsPublished at a clear 2.5 miles to 1 inch the following features are shown on the road mapping: -Motorways open with full junction detail, motorways under construction and proposed, motorway service areas, primary routes and destinations, A and B roads, selected minor roads, gradients 1:5 and steeper, tolls, mileages, national and county boundaries, spot heights and hill shading.-Selected safety camera locations with their maximum speed limits and fuel stations.-Selected places of interest, tourist information centres and golf courses.-National Park boundaries for Snowdonia, Brecon Beacons and Pembrokeshire CoastAlso, within this Wales Atlas are 21 city, town, airport or port plans for: -Aberystwyth-Bangor-Cardiff (Caerdydd)-Caernarfon-Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)-Chester-Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn)-Hereford-Llandudno-Llanelli-Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful)-Newport (Casnewydd)-Prestatyn-Rhyl-Shrewsbury-Swansea (Abertawe)-Wrexham (Wrecsam)-Cardiff International Airport (Maes Awyr Rhyngwladol Caerdydd)-Fishguard Port (Abergwaun)-Holyhead Port (Caergybi)-Pembroke Dock (Doc Penfro)The index is comprised of two sections: the first is an index of cities, towns, villages, hamlets and locations; the second is an index to places of interest within Wales and includes a corresponding map symbol alongside each entry for easy identification.
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Observer S Guide To Variable Stars

Author : Martin Griffiths
ISBN : 9783030009045
Genre : Science
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This book contains everything you need to know about variable stars -- stars whose brightness varies noticeably over time. The study of variable stars has been a particularly popular area of research for amateurs for many years; the material contained herein serves as both an introduction to amateur astronomers and a useful reference source for seasoned variable star observers. With its thorough, non-mathematical descriptions of variable stars and tips for how to see them, this book enables novices and experts alike to set off into the field and observe a wide range of delightful sights. It strikes a balance between easily visible objects that can be seen in any telescope or binoculars, and variable stars that are a direct challenge to those with large aperture equipment or access to photometric tools and methods. After helping the observer differentiate between variable star types, the author goes on to explain the skills needed to operate a telescope and other equipment, as well as how to couple filters to a CCD camera or digital SLR camera in order to photometrically record these celestial objects. Further, the book includes an observational guide to 50 objects for study, with finder charts and data about light curves for ease of identification, along with the stars’ celestial coordinates, magnitudes, and other pertinent information.
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Not Just For Christmas

Author : Natalie Cox
ISBN : 9781409183303
Genre : Fiction
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WINNER OF THE RNA ROMANTIC COMEDY OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 'Such a funny, sparky book... An ideal read for anyone who is a fan of Christmas or dogs - or both!' Sophie Kinsella Charlie hates the holidays, and this year is shaping up to be her worst yuletide ever. Her boyfriend has left her for his personal trainer, her flat is out of bounds after a gas leak, and her mother has gone to spend Christmas in Melbourne with her fifth husband. Finding herself single, mildly concussed and temporarily homeless, Charlie hesitantly agrees to dust off her wellies and spend the festive season in Devon, looking after Cosy Canine Cottages, her cousin Jez's dog-care centre. However, her plans for a quiet rural Christmas with only the four-legged friends for company are dashed as soon as she meets Malcolm the deaf Great Dane, Hugo, his gorgeous (but engaged) owner, and Cal, the undeniably attractive but unbearably haughty and patronising local vet... 'Fabulous romantic escapism' Heat * Not Just for Christmas is published as Mutts and Mistletoe in the US. *
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Snowdonia Adventure Atlas

Author : Geographers' A-Z Map Co Ltd
ISBN : 1782572171
Genre : Hiking
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The A-Z Adventure Series of maps combines the best of OS and A-Z, creating the perfect companion for walkers, off-road cyclists, horse riders and anyone wishing to explore the great outdoors.Snowdonia is a region and a National Park in the north-west of Wales; a popular hiking destination famous for its mountains with many places of interest and natural attractions.This A-Z Adventure Atlas of Snowdonia features 66 pages of continuous Ordnance Survey 1:25 000 mapping covering: -Snowdonia National Park (north of Portmadog)-Conwy-Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)-Betws-y-Coed-Blaenau Ffestiniog-PortmadogUnlike the original OS sheets, this A-Z Adventure Atlas includes a comprehensive index to towns, villages, hamlets and locations, natural features, nature reserves, car parks and youth hostels, making it easy to find the required location quickly. Each index entry has a page reference and a six figure National Grid Reference. With a book size of 240mm x 134mm it is the same size as the standard folded OS map.Also included is safety and security advice when walking and a selection of QR codes to access useful websites with your smartphone.Other National Parks available within the A-Z Adventure series include: Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Lake District, New Forest, North York Moors.
Category: Hiking

Mutts And Mistletoe

Author : Natalie Cox
ISBN : 9780525539230
Genre : Fiction
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"Such a funny, sparky book...An ideal read for anyone who's a fan of Christmas or dogs--or both!"--Sophie Kinsella, New York Times bestselling author Thirty-one-year-old Charlie isn't in the mood for Christmas cheer... Her boyfriend has left her for his personal trainer, her mother has absconded with her latest husband for the holidays, and--adding insult to (literal) injury--her London apartment has just been destroyed by a gas leak. Single, mildly concussed and temporarily homeless, Charlie realizes there's only one place to go: Cozy Canine Cottages, where she'll spend the season looking after her cousin Jez's doggy day care center. And if she's not exactly a dog person, well, no one has to know... But her plans for a quiet Christmas in a quaint country village are quickly dashed. Peggy the pregnant beagle and Malcolm the anxious Great Dane seem determined to keep her up all night. A strange man has been casing her cousin's house. And where is Cal, the unbearably patronizing but disturbingly handsome local vet, when she needs him? As the days tick down to Christmas, Charlie's life has never felt so out of control--but with some help from her new four-legged friends, she just might learn a thing or two about living in the moment, embracing the unexpected and opening herself up to love...
Category: Fiction