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Islay: Pevensey Island Guides


Islay: Pevensey Island Guides

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    Available in PDF Format | Islay: Pevensey Island Guides.pdf | English
    Norman Newton(Author)
This is the essential guide book that contains everything the visitor needs to know about the island's heritage, landscape, climate, flora and fauna. As well as helping visitors to explore and understand the landscape, it gives an array of useful information on services, facilities and places to visit. As beautiful as it is informative, this book features a wealth of stunning photography, supplied by Derek Croucher.

Norman Newton was born in Glasgow in 1944, spent his teenage years in Nelson, New Zealand, and attended college and university in the USA. In 1971 he returned to Scotland to work in university and public libraries, in Glasgow, Campbeltown and Inverness. He has written extensively on Scottish islands, Highland history and archaeology, and is now the reference librarian at Inverness public library.

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Book details

  • PDF | 112 pages
  • Norman Newton(Author)
  • Pevensey; 2nd New edition edition (27 April 2007)
  • English
  • 5
  • History
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  • By Guest on 22 May 2017

    Very informative and useful book for our stay on the island. Only slight issue with the publication being almost 10 years old so some of the information was not up to date.

  • By Mr. Michael Broadbent on 6 November 2011

    Another quality book from the author & publisher. Its well written, quality photographs.It will form the basis for further exploration of the island & its distilleries in 2012. The only comment I would make is the lack of a decent map. It could be improved by having a more detailed topographic map & then various areas of interest can be easily referenced.

  • By Lanarklad on 10 May 2011

    I got this book before visiting Islay for the first time last week. I took it with me and referred to it while there. It is packed full of information and has some very lovely photos. It described very clealy all the places I visited and now that I have been, I'll read it through again. The historical outlines were fascinating and got my imagination running with the stories of the Lord of the Isles and the old clan rivalries.Two negative points...the map is not detailed enough, but I solved that by buying an OS map and though it mentions all the bird life, without pictures I wouldn't know a chough from an albatross!

  • By Lanky Lass on 1 January 2011

    Bought as a Christmas present for a friend who will be visiting Islay this year. Small, but informative guide book, easily packed to take on holiday. She loved it.

  • By J.M. Carlier on 13 January 2013

    très content d'avoir acheté ce livre pour mon prochain voyage sur Islayil va beaucoup me servir pour ce déplacement

  • By Guest on 6 February 2017

    Really delightful introduction to the delights of Islay (pronounced eye-la) - I can hardly wait until our next visit; although we have been before, this quality publication was an ideal introduction to our travelling colleagues who will be joining us for their first trip to the island festival in May. Heartily recommended to anyone interested in finding out more about this particular island in the Hebrides.

  • By JH on 25 September 2010

    This book really helped my Mum and I get the most out of our five day visit to Islay. It's a shame it isn't a bit more up to date (some places mentioned seem to have closed) and the map could be improved, but the text is interesting and photos beautiful. We read from this each evening in planning our next day and took it with us for background reading as we drove around this fascinating island.

  • By Monty Wright on 12 November 2012

    This book gives the history of the Isle of Islay off the south west coast of Scotland. It also provides a guide of what to see for the visitor and has notes on some walks and the abundant nature that can be found on and around the island. If you are going to Islay this book is well worth reading before you trip and provides a useful guide whilst you are there.

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