Swansea books and mapsHere is a list of books for Swansea that you may find useful.
Swansea books: Maps
This street atlas of Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Swansea gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the region, with many features named in both English and Welsh. It includes the whole of the Gower peninsula and follows the Swansea Valley as far as Ystalyfera. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile, with less populated areas at a scale of 1.75 inches to 1 mile. Swansea city centre is shown at 7 inches to 1 mile.Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest.The comprehensive index, in English and Welsh, lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.
Publication: 15 Jan 2010
Perfect for day trips and short breaks, the OS Landranger Map series covers Great Britain with 204 detailed maps. Each map provides all the information you need to get to know your local area and includes places of interest, tourist information, picnic areas and camp sites, plus Rights of Way information for England and Wales.
Publication: May 26, 2004 [Folded Map] [Paperback]
Swansea books: Walking and Tours
Wales' capital city Cardiff has a thriving heritage and cultural scene, and is surrounded by the beautiful vale of Glamorgan, with its coastal fringes, pleasant villages and industrial tradition. Gower, lying to the west of Swansea, offers superb scenery, glorious sandy beaches, wooded valleys, open moorland and pretty villages. It is a fascinating and uniquely interesting area with superb and varied walking country that comprises a mixture of open moorland, steep hillsides, wooded valleys, fertile lowlands and a magnificent coastline. Added to this are medieval castles, picturesque churches and attractive villages and towns. The tremendous variety offered by the area is reflected in the interesting routes included within this guide.
Publication: 29 April 2011
This dramatic Welsh coastline of cliffs, beaches and coves is just begging to be explored. From the reputed birthplace of Merlin the magician to the wild countryside of the Brecon Beacons, the south-westerly counties of Wales are the most beautiful. FootprintFocus provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of this rugged region of Wales
* Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around Pembroke & Gower
* Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and seek adventure
* Includes information on tour operators and activities, from ruined ancient castles to discovering the scenic Gower peninsula
* Detailed maps for Pembroke & Gower
* Slim enough to fit in your pocket.
With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, FootprintFocus Pembroke & Gower (Includes Carmarthenshire & Brecons National Park) provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of the most interesting regions of the UK.
Publication: 24 May 2013
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