The official guide to the background and locations of the Merrily Watkins series… and, incidentally, some of the strangest places along the Welsh Border. Text by Phil Rickman with pictures by John Mason..

Merrily’s Border. from Logaston Press,

publishers of books on Welsh border

history and  folklore, archaeology and

topography, in high-quality paperback

    Available to order

    from most bookshops or direct

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‘Whether or not you know this beautiful part of the world, Rickman’s lively text and John Mason’s evocative photos will likely inspire a visit.’


‘If you’re a fan of the series, the book is indispensible and will make you want to re-read from the start. If you’re a newcomer, the book will entice you into this beautiful but forbidding area and set you up with a series that has improved as it ages.’