Show/HideSearch Criteria: All Waymarks Within 100 km of N 53° 01.955 W 003° 30.493 [show search options]
Additional Settings: all dates
Show/HideCategories [hide category]
Literary Sites
Managed By: Icon Here Literary Sites
Description:
New management and new requirements as of July 6, 2011

Locations crucial to fictional literary works are interesting when the real world meets the imaginary world.
Show/HideWaymarks [hide waymarks]

sorted by:

 
Total Records: 10 Page: 1 of 1 prev<<<[1]>>>next
Image for Vale of Meditation - William Wordsworth - St Michael's Church - Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr, Conwy, North Wales, UKview gallery

here0 km

Log it!

Literary SitesVale of Meditation - William Wordsworth - St Michael's Church - Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr, Conwy, North Wales, UK

in Literary Sites

William Wordsworth was so inspired by the beauty of the area that he wrote the poem 'Vale of Meditation' about Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for Alice in Wonderland - West Parade, Llandudno, Conwy, North Wales, UKview gallery

NWNW39.3 km

Log it!

Literary SitesAlice in Wonderland - West Parade, Llandudno, Conwy, North Wales, UK

in Literary Sites

This statue commemorates the inspiration behind 'Alice in Wonderland'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: 6/24/2012

Image for Mon Amour, Old College Mosaic, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, UKview gallery

SWSW79.2 km

Log it!

Literary SitesMon Amour, Old College Mosaic, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, UK

in Literary Sites

The novel is by Malcolm Pryce he grew up in Aberystwyth and has set his first three noir pastiche novels in the town. Aberystwyth Mon Amour mentions the old college as part of the plot, and the mosaic was mentioned in the book.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 8/4/2012

Image for Hardcragg Hall - "The Tale of Pigling Bland" - Grange-over-sands, Cumbriaview gallery

NN135 km

Log it!

Literary SitesHardcragg Hall - "The Tale of Pigling Bland" - Grange-over-sands, Cumbria

in Literary Sites

Beatrix Potter visited Hardcragg Hall many times and used her sketches to illustrate and set the story for her book, "The Tale of Pigling Bland". Coordinates are for the front lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/20/2012

last visited: never

Image for Hill Top, Cumbria. The Complete Tales by Beatrix Potterview gallery

NN151 km

Log it!

Literary SitesHill Top, Cumbria. The Complete Tales by Beatrix Potter

in Literary Sites

Beatrix Potter used Hill Top, a 17 century farm house as a holiday home in Sawrey. Here she wrote and based many of her books. Open to public (fee). Bequeathed to National Trust. Check opening times. See nearby waymarks for more Potter connections.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/24/2006

last visited: never

Image for Beatrix Potter's the Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse Cumbriaview gallery

NN152.9 km

Log it!

Literary SitesBeatrix Potter's the Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse Cumbria

in Literary Sites

Beatrix Potter drew a from real life for her pictures that illustrated her books and stories. This is an archway shown in the Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse. The house on right of picture is where Johnny Town-Mouse lived.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

Image for Misses Pussy-cat's shop in The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter, Cumbriaview gallery

NN153 km

Log it!

Literary SitesMisses Pussy-cat's shop in The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter, Cumbria

in Literary Sites

Thimble Hall is the model for Misses Pussy-cat's shop in The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

Image for Tupenny's House, The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter, Cumbriaview gallery

NN153 km

Log it!

Literary SitesTupenny's House, The Fairy Caravan by Beatrix Potter, Cumbria

in Literary Sites

The Fairy Caravan was written for Beatrix Potter's American readers as a long children's story. Many drawings from her early life of this area are included in this book, and some say it refers to people still living at time of publishing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

Image for Tabitha Twitchit's shop, Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan by Beatrix Potterview gallery

NN153 km

Log it!

Literary SitesTabitha Twitchit's shop, Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan by Beatrix Potter

in Literary Sites

Tabitha Twitchit's shop is mentioned in the Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan by Beatrix Potter. In fact it was the author's future husband's, William Heelis, office. Not changed today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

Image for Palace Theatre Swansea, Iris Gower.view gallery

SS159 km

Log it!

Literary SitesPalace Theatre Swansea, Iris Gower.

in Literary Sites

Act of Love (2006) by Iris Gower, Opening Chapter set in The Palace Theatre Swansea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2011

last visited: 4/1/2012

Total Records: 10 Page: 1 of 1 prev<<<[1]>>>next
Premium Member Downloads: download.GPX Lite File       download.LOC File       download .KML File (Google Earth)