The Radnor Forest, Elan and Ystwyth Valleys form an area that is the National Park that never was, one of the great jewels of the British Isles.
Heading west from Leominster, the rolling fields, hop-poles and cider orchards of Herefordshire soon give way to a new landscape, a place of heather and bracken, rock-filled streams, waterfalls, scree-cluttered slopes, mawn pools, red kites wheeling across wide skies, forgotten castles, and mist tumbling down tree-cloaked hillsides.
Shot over a period of two years, this book traces an emotional journey through this land of wonders from Hergest Ridge and Radnor Forest, through the Elan Valley and down the Ystwyth to the Hafod, Devil’s Bridge, the Vale of Rheidol and so to the sea.
The book has a bilingual English and Welsh text, the Welsh translation being by Catrin Beard.
Published by Logaston Press
128 pages full colour, hardback, price £15