Wales: Amazing and Extraordinary Facts Book
Wales: Amazing and Extraordinary Facts Book
Wales: Amazing and Extraordinary Facts Book


Wales: Amazing and Extraordinary Facts Book

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All the facts a person will need for when you next visit Wales.

A journey around Wales to unearth the adventures, inventions, legends, firsts and birthplaces that have shaped its unique history and character. Taking in the ancient mines of the Great Orme, the Severn crossing, the tsunami of the 1600s, the Turlough Lake, bog snorkelling and Tom Jones' phone box, this assemblage of facts and stories will give you unparalleled insight into the Land of Song.

  • Author: Jenkins, Alison
  • Publisher: Rydon Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • Publication Date: 01/03/2020
  • ISBN: 9781910821329
  • B-Code: B048857
  • Pages: 144
  • Dimensions: 172x130mm

Alison Jenkins is a best-selling author, having published numerous books with leading publishers such as Quarto, Reader's Digest, Metro, Ivy Press and Andrews McMeel. Alison grew up in Llanelli in Carmarthen and is interested in all facets of Welsh history and culture.

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An independent menswear, lifestyle and homeware Shop

We are located in Aberystwyth, Wales. In store we deliver the customer an inviting, open space to browse our products and to do so in a relaxed manner.