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PowysPowys (Pevsner Buildings of Wales) Powys, Wales, encompassing the old counties of Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, and Breconshire. The gazetteer ranges from intricately designed early Christian memorials in remote rural churches to the splendours of Powis Castle's baroque interiors and terraced gardens and the monumental achievements of the Victorian reservoir engineers. The vernacular traditions of the area are amply demonstrated by robust medieval cruck-framed halls and by substantial stone and timber-framed manor and farm houses of the seventeenth century. Among the urban highlights, the predominantly Georgian town of Montgomery, sheltering below its castle, contrasts with the surprising late Victorian spa of Llandrindod Wells, while throughout the county intriguingly original chapels and churches emerge as some of the most distinctive of Welsh nineteenth-century buildings. Tour Powys.

Llangollen and Montgomery CanalsLlangollen and Montgomery Canals ("Waterways World" Canal Guides) A guidebook to the world-famous, Llangollen Canal, Britain's most popular holiday canal for boaters, walkers and cyclists. The guide provides navigation notes and history for the canal's spectacular aqueducts, embankments, tunnels and lift bridges as it passes through breathtaking scenery.

Clwyd and PowysClwyd and Powys (Guide to Ancient & Historic Wales) This guidebook takes the reader on a tour of the history of Clwyd and Powys visiting 150 well preserved monuments which are accessible to the public. It covers the area roughly equivalent to the old counties of Flint, Denbigh, and part of Merioneth (together forming Clwyd) and Montgomery, Radnor and Brecon (Powys). Part of a series of four regional guides to Wales, this book provides the reader with a tangible link with the past.

Mid Wales Mountain Bike GuideMountain Bike Guide - Mid-Wales and The Marches 25 brilliant routes through spectacular countryside. There is something for everyone here - from easy rides through peaceful valleys and historic villages to epic challenges crossing bleak moorland and dramatic mountains. Route lengths vary from under 10 miles (15 km) to over 60 (95 km). The guide includes illustrated sections on the history, wildlife, landscape and culture of the area.

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