Swansea books and mapsHere is a list of books for Swansea that you may find useful.
If you plan to travel to Swansea you may be interested in some guide books and travel books that will help you plan your stay in Swansea and to find your way around. Click on any book for more information or to buy.
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 [Spiral-Bound]
This coloured street atlas of Swansea, Bridgend, Carmarthen, Llanelli, Neath and Port Talbot also includes street mapping (at 2 inches to 1 mile) of the popular holiday destination of the Gower Peninsular.
The continuous standard street mapping around Swansea, Llanelli, Neath and Port Talbot extends to include:
Mumbles, Southgate, Bishopston, Three Crosses, Dunvant, Pen-Clawdd, Gowerton, Gorseinon, Burry Port, Pwll, Llangennech, Pontardulais, Gorlais, Ammanford, Garnant, Brynamman, Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, Ystradowen, Ystradgynlais, Seven Sisters, Capel Hendre, Pontardawe, Clydach, Morriston, Trebanos, Birchgrove, Skewen, Briton Ferry, Baglan, Cwmavon, Aberavon and Margam.
There is a large scale city centre map of Swansea.
The continuous coverage around Bridgend includes:
Porthcawl, North Cornelly, Pyle, Coytrahen, Sarn, Brackla and Pencoed.
There is separate coverage of Carmarthen.
Postcode districts, one-way streets and safety camera locations with their maximum speed limit are featured on the mapping.
The index section lists streets, selected flats, walkways and places of interest, place, area and station names, hospitals and hospices covered by this atlas.
Publication: 1 Dec 2010
OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities like walking, horse riding and off-road cycling. Providing complete GB coverage the series details essential information such as youth hostels, pubs and visitor information as well as rights of way, permissive paths and bridleways.
Publication: May 28, 2005
Swansea books: History & Heritage
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