The West Country: Lyme Bay to the Isles of Scilly
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The West Country written by Carlos Rojas and Susan Kemp-Wheeler is a new cruising guide covering Lyme Bay to Lands End and the Isles of Scilly. It provides essential sailing directions and detailed listings of facilities together with a variety of information about the West Country for those looking to enjoy trips ashore. Part of the coastline has World Heritage Status and its geological history is described. Human settlement is traced and the reader is given guidance to find the oldest European fossil of modern man and numerous bronze age remains. Seahorses, dolphins, birds and flowers are discussed as is the history of the cream tea... People of significance who were born or moved here are also included, such as Sir Francis Drake, William Cookworthy and Agatha Christie. Plus, the book provides information on the atmospheric railway, the mining industry, the fishing industry and the Cornish pasty!
- All the information relevant to a passage, harbour or anchorage is arranged for easy access.
- Aerial photographs have been taken by Patrick Roach.
- Ordnance Survey road maps and larger scale town plans help pinpoint facilities ashore.
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