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Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Brian John - 180 miles of cliff top, beach and cove around the magnificent Welsh coast, The Pembrokeshire Coast Path (Llwybr Arfordir Sir Benfro) is the 180-mile National Trail around Wales’s magnificent southern headland. Winding around the coast from St Dogmaels to Amroth, it clings to soaring cliff tops, seeks out fabulous sweeping beaches like Marloes Sands and Freshwater West, visits lovely towns like St David’s and Tenby, castles at Manorbier and Pembroke, and is rich in wildlife from teeming seabird colonies to the rare chough. It is now part of the Welsh Coast Path, fully open in 2012. Whether you’re a long-distance walker or a holiday stroller, this is the only book you needPublished May 16. 

ISBN: 9781781315729 - Pembrokeshire Coast Path
 

Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Dennis and Jan Kelsall - This guidebook describes the Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail, a scenic 180-mile long-distance walk from Amroth, near Tenby, to St Dogmaels, north of Newport. The route, which takes roughly two weeks to complete, is divided into 14 stages of between 9 and 16 miles. Neither technically demanding nor difficult to navigate, the trail is suitable both for experienced distance walkers and those looking to cut their teeth on a long-distance route. Detailed two-way route instructions are accompanied by 1:100,000 OS mapping. A route summary table and comprehensive trek planner are also included, with invaluable information on transport, accommodation and facilities en route. The guidebook is packed with interesting snippets of information about the places, landscapes and wildlife encountered along the way. A separate 1:25,000 OS map booklet shows the full route, providing all the mapping needed to complete the trail. Published April 16.

ISBN: 9781852848156 - The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Pembrokeshire Coast Path: Cardigan to Amroth, Vivienne Crow - One of seven Trail Guides to the Wales Coast Path. Written by outdoor professionals, these authoritative guidebooks give long distance and local walkers everything they need to explore the coast path with confidence. With clear, expertly-written and numbered directions, enhanced Ordnance Survey maps for the entire route, professional photographs, background information and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity and ease-of-use. This guide breaks the Pembrokeshire section of the Wales Coast Path - from Amroth to Swansea - into fourteen achievable day-walk sections.  Published May 15. 

 

 

Pembrokeshire South: Circular Walks Along the Wales Coast Path, Dennis Kelsall - One of the series of books in the new Top 10 Walks: Wales Coast Path series. Handy, pocket-sized, full colour walking guides written by experts. Each volume outlines the most popular circular walks along key sections of the coast path. With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, enhanced Ordnance Survey maps, superb, eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in reliability, clarity and ease-of-use. Featured walks include: Marloes Peninsula, Dale Head, Angle Peninsula, Freshwater West & Angle, Elegug Stacks & the Range, Broad Haven & Bosherston, Stackpole Estate, Manorbier, Tenby & Giltar Point and Colby Woodland Garden.  Published March 15. Pembrokeshire North: Circular Walks Along the Wales Coast Path, Dennis Kelsall - One of the series of books in the new Top 10 Walks: Wales Coast Path series. Handy, pocket-sized, full colour walking guides written by experts. Each volume outlines the most popular circular walks along key sections of the coast path. With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, enhanced Ordnance Survey maps, superb, eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in reliability, clarity and ease-of-use. Featured walks include: Newport Bay, Dinas Island, Goodwick & Carregwastad, Strumble Head, Abercastle & Aberdraw, Porthgain & Abereiddy, St David's Head, Porth Clais & Whitesands Bay, St David's & St Non's, Solva. Published March 15. Pembrokeshire: Carreg Gwalch Best Walks, Paul Williams - A handy guidebook to 19 walks covering all aspects of what Pembrokeshire offers, comprising short family walks, lake and river, woodland and hill walks, heritage and historical guides, with clear colour maps and photographs together with updated directions and information on places of interest along the way. Published November 14.

ISBN: 9781845242237 - Pembrokeshire

Walking in Carmarthenshire, Jim Rubery - This guidebook presents 30 contrasting day walks exploring the mountains, valleys and coastline of Carmarthenshire in south-west Wales. Ranging from 2 to 10 miles in length and suitable for walkers of all abilities, the routes introduce the varied walking on offer in this county, including parts of the Brecon Beacons and the Cambrian Mountains. Many of the walks can be reached, either by car or public transport, from Carmarthen, Llandeilo, Llanelli and Llandovery. Alongside detailed route descriptions and clear OS mapping, the book is packed with interesting information about the places and heritage encountered. Notes on landscape, geology and wildlife of the area are included, and for each walk there is useful practical information on transport and refreshments. A county of contrasts with around 1850 miles of footpaths, Carmarthenshire is a walker's paradise. Highlights include the Black Mountains (Mynydd Du), the Teifi Valley, Camarthen Bay, the southwestern Coast, and 'Dylan Thomas Country' around Laugharne. Published October 15.

ISBN: 9781852847371 - Walking in Carmarthenshire

Ceredigion Coast: Circular Walks Along the Wales Coast Path, Sioned Bannister - One of a series of books in the new Top 10 Walks: Wales Coast Path series. Handy, pocket-sized, full colour walking guides written by experts. Each volume outlines the most popular circular walks along key sections of the coast path. Other titles in the series include: Llyn Penin¬sula, Cardigan Bay North and Carmarthen Bay & Gower. These attractive and cleverly structured guidebooks give walkers the ten finest circular routes along a section of the Wales Coast Path in a popular pocketable format. With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, enhanced Ordnance Survey maps, superb, eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in reliability, clarity and ease-of-use. Featured walks include: Ynyslas, Aberystwyth, Llanrhystud, Aberaeron, New Quay, Cwmtydu, Llangrannog, Aberporth & Tresaith, Mwnt, Cardigan. Published July 14.

ISBN: 9781908632289 - The Ceredigion Coast

Ceredigion: 40 Coast and Country Walks, Julian Rollins - Encompassing the southern half of Cardigan Bay on the wild west coast of Wales, Ceredigion is famed for its glorious sandy beaches, dramatic sea cliffs and caves, spectacular sunsets and a wonderful array of wildlife, including the largest colony of bottlenose dolphins in Europe. Away from the sea, rolling farmland, fertile river valleys and characterful market towns give way to the brooding Cambrian Mountains, the main watershed of Wales. As one of the least populated regions of Wales, there is plenty of room to walk and in these 40 rambles Julian Rollins leads you through the best countryside and seascapes Ceredigion has to offer. Published June 14.

ISBN: 9781907025419 - Ceredigion

The Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast Paths, John B Jones - The Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast Paths are 233km (147 miles) of long-distance walking down Cardigan Bay. The guidebook includes 16 stages between Porthmadog, through Aberystwyth and Cardigan, to St Dogmaels. A key section in the Wales Coast Path, this guide covers the trail between the Llyn Peninsula and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Published April 14. 

ISBN: 9781852847388 - The Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast Paths

Walks For All Ages - Carmarthenshire, Hugh Taylor and Moira McCrossan.  Published July 15.

ISBN: 9781909914360 - Walks for All Ages Carmarthenshire

 

Carmarthenshire and Gower: Wales Coast Path Official Guide, Harri Garrod Roberts - One of seven Official Guides to the the Wales Coast Path, specially commissioned by the Countryside Council for Wales, these attractive and comprehensive guides contain everything walkers need to walk and enjoy the Wales Coast Path. Written by outdoor professionals, these authorative guidebooks give long-distance and local walkers what they need to explore the coast path with confidence. With clear, expertly-written and numbered directions, enhanced Ordnance Survey maps for the entire route, professional photographs, distance charts, section introduction, background information and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity and ease-of-use. This guide breaks the Carmarthenshire & Gower section of the Wales Coast Path - from Amroth to Swansea - into achievable day-walk sections. Published May 14. 
Pembrokeshire Walking on the Level, Norman Buckley.  Published June 10.

ISBN: 9781850588610 - Pembrokeshire Walking on the Level

 

Trigpoint Walks in Pembrokeshire, Peter Naldrett - The Pembrokeshire National Park is one of the most scenic places in the world. This books describes ten walks in the area and offers information about local places to visit. Published February 09.

The Dylan Thomas Trail, David Thomas - The trail takes you through the beautiful countryside of Ceredigion, passing villages, farms and mansions where Dylan lived and wrote. An introduction to many of the pubs and inns wherein he derived inspiration.  Published Feb 03.

Pembrokeshire Coast Path: Amroth to Cardigan, Jim Manthorpe - Route Guide with 96 Maps, Places to Stay, Places to Eat.  Published March 13. 


ISBN: 9781905864515 - Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire Walks, Tom Hutton - Although deep in South Wales, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire have a strong English influence, but their most striking feature, from the point of view of the walker, is that they contain some of the most spectacular coastal scenery and finest stretches of coast path in Britain. Although the walks in this guide inevitably concentrate on the coast, especially using the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, their characters vary considerably, ranging from the splendid cliff scenery around the peninsula of Dinas Island and to the west of Port-Eynon Bay, to the wooded stretches between Saundersfoot and Tenby. Pathfinder Guides are Britain's best loved walking guides. They are the perfect companion for country walks throughout Britain. Each title features 28 circular walks with easy-to-follow route descriptions, all tried and tested by seasoned walkers. The routes range from extended strolls to exhilarating hikes, so there is something for everyone. Published January 11.

Carmarthenshire Coast and Gower Circular Walks, Paul Williams.  Published April 11.

Walking the Ceredigion Coast Path, Liz Allen - 60 miles, from Cardfigan to Borth, divided into six sections. Each section represents a day's walking ending in a village or town with accommodation and refreshment. Published March 09

Pathfinder Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire, Tom  Hutton - Although deep in South Wales, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire have a strong English influence, but their most striking feature, from the point of view of the walker, is that they contain some of the most spectacular coastal scenery and finest stretches of coast path in Britain. Although the walks in this guide inevitably concentrate on the coast, especially using the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, their characters vary considerably, ranging from the splendid cliff scenery around the peninsula of Dinas Island and to the west of Port-Eynon Bay, to the wooded stretches between Saundersfoot and Tenby. Inland, and by way of contrast, the Preseli hills offer a splendid ridge walk. Published January 11.

ISBN: 9781854585141 - Pathfinder Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire

Walking in Pembrokeshire: 41 Circular Walks in the National Park, Dennis and Jan Kelsall - The spectacular coastal scenery of Pembroke's national park is only one of the county's many facets explored in this collection of 40 varied and interesting walks. The routes take you through the Preseli Hills (from which ancient man took the 'bluestones' for Stonehenge), the Daugleddau's hidden tidal reaches (once busy with coal barges), deep wooded gorges (whose fast-flowing streams powered long-forgotten mills), prehistoric hill forts, medieval castles, isolated churches and many intriguing places that await discovery. With 40 routes ranging between 2 and 12 miles (20km), there is something for everyone, often incorporating places to visit or a welcoming pub or cafe en route.  Published December 07. K

ISBN: 9781852844318 - Walking in Pembrokeshire

 

Walks around Llandovery, Des Marshall - A little known walking area, the countryside around Llandovery is unspoilt and very pastoral. There are rolling hills, deep valleys, lakes, castles, waterfalls and large tracts of forest. The western edge of the Black Mountain or Carmarthen Fan is an easy drive from the town into the heart of this dramatic and wild area. Llandovery is situated on the ‘Heart of Wales’ railway that runs from Swansea to Shrewsbury and this rail journey is one of the finest in Wales. Whatever your level of fitness you will find, in these pages, walks to suit all abilities and tastes. There are 23 walks in this book.  Limited availability. Published June 11

                        Walks around Llandovery
The Cambrian Way, A J Drake - This practical guidebook by Tony Drake covers a 275 mile south to north coast to coast walk traversing the highest, wildest and most scenically beautiful parts of Wales. As an unofficial, largely unwaymarked route it's a tough proposition calling for good map reading and a chance to use GPS satellite navigation. See www.cambrianway.org.uk  Limited availability. Published March 08.

Walks on the Cardigan Bay Coast, Liz Allen. Limited availability. Published May 12.

Walks on the Cardigan Bay Coast

 

Short Walks on the Pembrokeshire Coast, Ed Tamkin - A guide describing 25 short walks along the Pembrokeshire coast; suitable for those in a wheelchair, those with small children in pushchairs or buggies or for those simply wanting a breath of fresh air - all the walks are accompanied by an easy-to-follow map and clear directions. Limited availability. Published Sept 10  

Best Pub Walks in North Pembrokeshire, Paul Williams.  Limited availability. Published July 12.

ISBN: 9781845241889 - Best Pub Walks in North Pembrokeshire

 

Pembroke Coast Path, Harvey Walkers Route. Published Feb 10

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