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Guernsey's Countryside, an
introduction to the history of the rural landscape

Guernsey's Countryside, an introduction to the history of the rural landscape
Richard Hocart
La Société Guernesiaise
Price: £9.50

This book traces the development of our rural landscape from prehistory to the present day. It covers many themes such as fiefs, settlement patterns, roads, houses, fields (particularly the enclosure of open fields), banks and trees, mills and churches and will include local peculiarities such as rabbit warrens, fief courts, stone well heads and abreuvoirs.It is written for the general reader and is illustrated with 90 photographs (85 in colour) and six maps.  



The Rocks and Scenery of Guernsey

The Rocks and Scenery of Guernsey
Mick de Pomerai and Andy Robinson
La Société Guernesiaise.
Price: £4.50

The booklet contains an outline of the geological history of Guernsey, together with eight itineraries or geological walks which can be taken on the Island and on Herm. They are all illustrated.  



Coastal Walks and Nature Trails

Coastal Walks and Nature Trails

Perrys
Price: £7.99

The book describes, mostly coastal, walks between 1.5 and 5 miles over varying terrain. The book gives a detailed map of the walks with a guide as to the things to look out for on the walks as well as explaining about different rock formations and the general history of the area that you are walking.  





 
   
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