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The next guide due out in December 2017 is The Photographer's Guide to Snowdonia & North Wales.

Each guide book is designed to give you everything you need to get the most out of a photographic trip - we've done the legwork of finding the best locations on offer, so you don't have to.  There are over 50 locations in each book, covering a variety of subjects, such as lakes, mountains, waterfalls, rock formations, stone circles, caves, quarries, barns, viaducts...

For every location there are detailed written directions, detailed maps and a suitable place to park, so you can easily find even the most well-hidden of locations.  Along with tips on where the best viewpoints are and what angles you might want to explore, you'll find advice on the best time of day and year to visit.  All you need is your camera!

Long Valley Books is a small independent publisher that produces location guide books for landscape photography in the UK.

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The next book in the series will be The Photographer's Guide to Snowdonia & North Wales, due to be launched Christmas 2017. Please sign up to the newsletter if you'd like us to let you know when it goes on sale.

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Review from Cumbria Life.        Review from Amateur Photographer Magazine.

Article from Trail Magazine.       Review from the Westmorland Gazette.

Article from Lancashire Life.      Article from the North West Evening Mail.

Reviews from ePHOTOzine.      Article from the York Press.

Review from Walking Britain.    Article from the Sheffield Telegraph.

Article from InCumbria Magazine.

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The Photographer's Guide to Snowdonia & North Wales
The Photographer's Guide to Northumberland

This guide covers the magnificent area of North Snowdonia in detail, along with the best of South Snowdonia, the North Wales Coast and Anglesey.

Features include:

  • Over 50 brilliant locations, including castles, lighthouses, lakes, waterfalls, mountains and old slate quarries.
  • Detailed directions to each location, including annotated maps, where to park and satnav information.
  • Advice on the best time of day and the best time of year to visit the locations.
  • Table of sunrise and sunset times for the area.
  • Useful information on what time of year to visit, tide times and how to pronounce Welsh place names. 
  • Suitable for all levels of photographer -  from beginner to professional.
  • Handy A5 size fits in your camera bag. 

Read more about the book here.