A Celebration of Britain's Maritime Heritage
A non fiction book by Paul Heiney
Maritime Britain is an attractive, entertaining and highly informative celebration of the maritime heritage of the UK. Following themes such as Britain's Lighthouses, the Scottish Herring Fleet, Cornish Shipwrecks, the Armada's Legacy, Lord Nelson's birthplace, Shetland and Fair Isle Sweaters, the Tea Clippers and Thames Barges, Paul Heiney gives a fascinating insight into Britain's rich nautical history and provides a practical gazetteer of Britain's maritime museums, historic ships and coastal attractions. Britain is an island nation. Its music and literature are shot with seafaring themes, and inspirational stories of trade, exploration, war and adventure are stamped upon its harbors and famous ships - but until now there has been no guidebook to Britain's top 600 maritime museums and historic ships or to the coastlines and cliffs which form their dramatic backdrop. This unique book will be of equal fascination to tourists, historians, students and amateur enthusiasts as well as to walkers and families on days out.
Used availability for Paul Heiney's Maritime Britain
May 2005 : USA Hardback
April 2005 : UK Paperback