5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
The Rough Guide to Wales (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
An excellent guide.
Very comprehensive coverage. As with all other Rough Guides I have used, this one packs an astounding amount of information into its 570 pages. It is well structured and indexed and easy to use on-the-move. It is, in my opinion, well illustrated, that is to say not over-illustrated at the expense of information. Those seeking a glossy travel guide may be disappointed by the Rough Guide approach which is to provide a set of appetite-whetter photos in the "Introduction" and "Things not to miss" sections at the front, but for the main body of the… Read more
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Wales (AA Mini Guides)
1. The format, far from being practical and convenient as suggested by the publicity ("pocket-sized to carry with you ... the ideal companion for a visit"), whilst small (about 12cms square), was thick (15mm), bulky, and surprisingly heavy, and not at all comfortable in a light jacket pocket. If sporting an anorak or bulkier outdoor clothing, a conventionally sized and shaped guide book like a Rough Guide would fit just as well in the pocket and provide much more practical help.
2. The content, attempting to cover as it does the whole of Wales in some 250 small square pages (over… Read more