Mayflower A Sea Change

The insider's guide to Britain's Ocean City

"A cross between a travel guide and a history book, it cleverly weaves the story of the Mayflower’s journey and its 102 passengers with the vibrant people and places of today. It’s also stuffed full of insider know-how, on everything from great places to stay, famous Plymothians, curious facts and hidden gems."

'A stunningly designed, beautiful book that will look great on the coffee table - perfect to dip into'

Coolest Coffee Table Book, 2020, Muddy Stilettoes, Best History of Place Book, 2020, Geographical Magazine

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Why is it that the story of a small ship, which crossed the sea of darkness with its 102 passengers, 400 years ago, still fires our imaginations and creates debate about its impact on world history, today?

As we celebrate Mayflower 400, Mayflower A Seachange tells the story of the ultimate journey, learning the truth about the boat's launch and discovers the untold stories of the city of Plymouth and its people. In this book you'll discover:

  • PAST - Have we been here before? What led to 102 people risking everything to embark on a small ship?
  • PRESENT - What will it take to create a seachange?
  • FUTURE - Find out where we'll be 400 years from now, from 20 people who know.

"Beautifully designed, incredibly well written, really engaging, and a fascinating look at our incredible City and past." *****

400 HIDDEN GEMS - an insiders guide to Britain's Ocean City

Discover Plymouth's secret off the beaten track places and stories. Go where few tourists ever see...

From places to see and eat, shops and experiences, Mayflower A Seachange is packed with 400 secret finds: quirky information, in the know tips, local stories - all beautifully illustrated with stunning photography to help you get the most from Britain's Ocean City

"An invaluable way to discover Plymouth's hidden gems!" *****


- This exclusive full colour 'secret map' illustrated by talented artist Sarah Smalldon, is tucked into the dust jacket, so you can pull it out to use - or even frame and put it on your wall...


"I love Plymouth and miss it so much - this was the perfect gift from my family" *****


"Wonderful to find a book that celebrates such a pivotal city and port that has witnessed so many strategic moments in history. Plus, we get a taste of how vibrant the city is today with so many hidden gems to explore. Fantastic stuff!" ******

"Part history, part social commentary and travelogue it is a joy to read. Ideal for a gift!" *****

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Includes FREE P&P to UK addresses (worth up to £5). Overseas postage: International shipment to USA is an additional £21 and to Europe £5. If you are placing an international order, once you have placed your order we will contact you to arrange payment of postage charges.

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