About Wales is packed with information and photographs on museums, galleries, castles, historic sites and attractions where you can explore Welsh culture and heritage. Join us at events and festivals like the National Eisteddfod, Brecon International Jazz Festival or Llanwrtyd Wells World Bog Snorkeling Championships. About Wales is an ideal travel companion with a fantastic source of ideas for visits and days out. This book gives you advice about where to visit to enjoy Wales at its very best.
Table of Contents
Page 4 - Foreword Page 6 - Introduction Page 8 - Contents Page 10 - Castles and heritage Page 14 - Museums and galleries Page 16 - Festivals and events Page 20 - North Wales Page 22 - Anglesey Page 36 - Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl, Prestatyn Page 46 - North Wales Borderlands Page 62 - Snowdonia Mountains and Coast Page 74 - North Wales Page 76 - Mid Wales and the Brecon Beacons Page 88 - Ceredigion Page 98 - South West Wales Page 100 - Pembrokeshire Page 114 - Carmarthenshire Page 126 - Swansea and Gower Page 138 - South East Wales Page 140 - South Wales Valleys Page 148 - Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan Page 170 - Wye Valley and Vale of Usk Page 182 - Where to eat and stay Page 184 - Information and useful websites Page 185 - How to get there Page 186 - The Welsh language Page 189 - Index
David Williams is a writer and photographer specialising in the heritage, culture and landscape of Wales. He is the author of several books and many articles about Wales, a fluent Welsh speaker and a frequent contributor to television and radio programmes. He previously wrote, and supplied images for, the Graffeg books Landscape Wales, About Cardiff, About Wales and Village Wales. He is a contributor to Photolibrary Wales and Getty Images, through which his pictures help to promote Wales worldwide.