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 gazetter of Britain's maritime museums, historic ships and coastal attractions. Britain is an island nation. Its music and literature are shot through with seafaring themes, and inspirational stories of trade, exploration, war and adventure are stamped upon its harbours and famous ships - but until now there has been no guidebook to Britain's 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 being of interest to walkers and families on days out.

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