Featured in this issue of Welsh Country Magazine:
6. WELSH CONNECTIONS – Ann Williams gives us an interesting insight into Royal Plaques in Wales.
12. FISHING – Tony Rees explores the river Taff, the jewel in the crown in the former Eastern Industrial valleys of south Wales.
Out & about
9. STORIES IN STONE – Geoff Brookes tells the tragic tale of the innocent Italian men from Wales, who died at sea on the Arandora Star.
14. WALKING WALES – The limestone escarpment of Creigiau Eglwyseg towers is Tom Hutton’s short walk that offers spectacular scenery, huge views and a fair amount of history too.
18. NEWSROUND – A snapshot of what’s happening around Wales.
Eat, drink & sleep
20. BEST OF WELSH & BORDERS FOOD GUIDE – How to source some of the best food and drink in Wales & the Borders.
26. WELSH KITCHEN – Some recipe suggestions for you: Spicy Baby Potatoes & Chorizo, Crunchy Summer Salad With Celery, Radish And Apple, BBQ British Asparagus With Feta And Beetroot Dressing and BerryWorld Strawberry Rocky Road.
28. WELSH FOOD & DRINK – Llandudno has had a genius idea for its Tourist Information Centre.
30. HOT FROM THE KITCHEN – Chef Gareth Johns is full of plans for the fresh summer produce coming through.
30. LOCAL PRODUCE MARKETS – Please support our markets.
31. FOOD FESTIVALS – Wonderful food festivals not to miss.
32. FOOD LARDER – The latest news from our Best of Welsh & Border producers.
34. WHERE TO EAT – Fabulous food, much of it local in our selection of the best restaurants, bistros, inns and pubs.
56 STAY AWHILE – If you can escape for a break, do try one of our super places.
35. PICTORIAL WALES – Another selection of fabulous photos from Thomas Winstone – what a talented photographer he is.
42. PAMPER – A selection of beauty products you might enjoy.
48. BOOKSHELF – Three book reviews for you to enjoy.
49. POETRY – Ronald Stuart Thomas is Martin Perry’s poem cleverly illustrated by Zoe Gladwin.
50. ARTS – Use our fabulous artists and craft workers for that special gift.
53. GRUMPY OLD GEEZER – Is unhappy that some Tourist Information Centres are slamming their doors shut.
53. MUSIC – Five varied CDs for you to enjoy.
61. GARDENING – National Gardening Scheme take a look at the Midsummer Garden.
66. HOROSCOPES –Christine Chalklin gives her forecast for July and August.
67. NOTHING TO WEAR? There’s clothing temptation from: Crags, Didriksons, Joules & Weird Fish.
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