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Britain Beside the Sea



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Britain Beside the Sea by Christopher Somerville

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This historical and topographical guide to a variety of seaside communities dotted around the shores of England, Wales and Scotland includes a journey of rediscovery to long-neglected coastal towns and villages, from elegant watering-holes like Scarborough and Tenby to traditional resorts and fishing communities. Christopher Somerville is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4's "Bookshelf" programme and the author of "Coastal Walks in England and Wales" and "Twelve Literary Walks".

Table of Contents

East coast (north) - the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, Easington colliery, Robin Hood's Bay, Scarborough, flamborough; east coast (south) - Skegness, Cromer, Southwold; London's coast - Southend-on-Sea, Ramsgate, Brighton; south coast - West Wittering, Swanage, Lyme Regis; west country - Dartmouth, Lizard Town, Padstow, Clovelly, Appledore, Lynton and Lynmouth; Wales - Southerndown, Oxwich, Tenby, Aberystwyth, Barmouth; north-west - New Brighton, Blackpool, Grange-over-Sands, Whitehaven; Scotland - Rothesay, Anstruther, Bannf and Macduff, Crinan.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 2030
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
maps, 24 b&w photos, further reading list, index
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