"The North Coast, is a land of legend, of mystery, of romance. For millions of years it has been defended against the raging Atlantic Ocean by the finest stretch of cliff scenery to be found in the British Isles. This fascinating area can reached in comfort in a day by express train or coach from London or the Midlands."Drawing on a delightfully nostalgic view of the experience of travelling in Britain during the age of the motor coach and hotel tariffs at 12/6 for a bedroom and breakfast, the "Ward Lock 'Red' Guides" offer local information on everything from Angling Rules to population figures and Post Office opening times. From Clovelly down through Bude, Tintagel, Padstow, Newquay and on to Truro this fascinting guide offers a unique window into Cornwall of yesteryear. With broad sweeps of history and wonderfully quaint details on what appealed to the British holidaymaker at the time, the "'Red' Guides" are perfect gifts for anyone who loves the nostalgia of a gentler by-gone age. The first selection of eight titles includes: London, Edinburgh, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath, The Lake District and The Yorkshire Dales.
Each title has a newly-written introduction from a locally-known author.show more