The Photographer's Guide to Snowdonia and North Wales by Ellen Bowness, £12.95

SNOWDONIA National Park boasts a wealth of beautiful landscapes, and along with the coastal areas of North Wales there's a wide variety of different photography locations to explore. From historic castles and charming lighthouses to tranquil lakes and magnificent mountain scenes there really is something for everyone.

Local author and photographer Ellen Bowness takes us through all the iconic views and scenes with full information on best season, time of day, and weather to take the best photographs of this spectacular part of North Wales. Detailed directions are included with annotated maps, details of the best places to park as well as a table of sunrise and sunset times throughout the year.

This new book is a worthy addition to what is fast becoming a 'must have' series of guides.