Paperback | 224 pages | 250 x 200mm
Publication 2010 | ISBN 9781914079979
David Williams explores life in market towns throughout Wales: people, landmarks, shops, pubs, hotels, houses, gardens, churches and chapels.
Market Town Wales gives you an opportunity to enjoy the attractions and character of twenty-five of Wales’s most appealing market towns. It offers an insight into both the history and the present-day life of these national treasures, and a chance to enjoy the contrast of old and new that has evolved in their beautiful settings.
Towns featured: Abergavenny, Bala, Brecon, Biulth Wells, Carmarthen, Chepstow, Cowbridge, Crickhowell, Dolgellau, Haverfordwest, Hay-on-Wye, Lampeter, Llandelio, Llandovery, Llangefni, Llanidloes, Llanrwst, Machynlleth, Mold, Monmouth, Presteigne, Pwllheli, Ruthin, Usk and Welshpool.
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 Landscape Wales, About Cardiff, About Wales and Village Wales, all published by Graffeg. He is a contributor to Photolibrary Wales and Getty Images, through which his pictures help to promote Wales worldwide.