How the treasured landscapes of the Brecon Beacons came to be has been revealed in ‘The Land of the Beacons Way’, a new book by geology writer Dilys Harlow, published by the South Wales Geologists’ Association . Starting along the well-known and loved 100 mile trail of the Beacons Way, the book opens a window on the deep history of the National Park, unearthing its secrets to help visitors and residents understand how this unique place developed into what it is today. The book costs £7.95 and is available from the National Park Visitor Centre near Libanus, Brecon and from other Tourist Information Centres at Abergavenny, Llandovery, Talgarth, Brynaman, Pontneddfechan and Crickhowell. It can also be purchased from the Geologists’ Association South Wales Group, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff CF10 3NP. Cheques should be made payable to the Geologists’ Association South Wales Group.