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The Dictionary of Watering Places at Home and Abroad (Paperback) Loot Price: R319
Discovery Miles 3 190
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...Waterfall, a narrow stream which falls perpendicularly from a great height, and the village of Aber, are about 4 miles distant; Penmaenmawr, 1545 feet high, is within 3 miles, and Puffin Island, opposite, can be reached by boat. Trains also run to Conway, Llandudno, Bettwsy-Cced, Holyhead, Bangor, Menai Bridge, Penthyn Castles, Nant-y-Francon, Beaumaris, Carnarvon, and Festiniog. Amusements.--Soles, plaice, and salmon can be caught near the shore. Boating can also be bad. Hotels and Boarding Houses--The Queen's Hotel. Lodgings are moderately cheap, but limited. House Agents.--Roberts, postmaster, will give all information. Llangranog (Cardiganshire).--A small watering place situated at the mouth of a creek some 6 miles to the south of New Quay, and rapidly rising as a place of summer resort. It consists of about 100 houses. Living is chesp. The inhabitants number 855. Routes.--By London and North Western Railway to Lllandyssil, and thence by conveyance. Climate and Season.--The air is pure, and the season a summer one. Beach and Scenery.--The beach and bathing are good, and the scenery around is romantic. Objects of Interest.--Llandyssil, NewQuay, Aberystwith, Cardigan, and many other places are easily accessible. Amusements.--Fishing and boating. Church.--There is a small parish church. Hotels and Boarding Houses.--There are two inns, and a moderate amount of furnished apartments. Iilanstephen and Ferryside (Carmarthenshire).--The former place is situated at the mouth of the Towy, and was once celebrated for its holy well. Ferryside is 1 mile distant. Provisions are cheap and abundant. The water supply is good. They are distant from London 238V miles. Routes.--By Great Western Railway to Ferryside, thence by ferry to Llanstephen. Climate...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Dictionary
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 92
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-13890-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-13890-0
Barcode: 9781230138909

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