Britain’s Landmarks and Legends: The Fascinating Stories Embedded in Our Landscape - National Trust (Hardback)
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Britain’s Landmarks and Legends: The Fascinating Stories Embedded in Our Landscape - National Trust (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages
Published: 14/09/2023
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Discover the history, legends and folklore of Britain's most intriguing landmarks.

This beautifully illustrated book reveals the secrets and stories of fifty icons of Britain's landscape.

Some are natural wonders, such as Cheddar Gorge, Sherwood Forest and the white cliffs of Dover. Others were made by our distant ancestors: the standing stones of Avebury and Calanais, the Uffington White Horse, the burial mounds of Sutton Hoo.

Discover how they came to be, the legends and traditions that surround them, and how they have inspired famous writers and poets. Reconnect with our ancient landscape with this fascinating and surprising guide.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008567644
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 460 g
Dimensions: 198 x 142 x 24 mm

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“Our Beautiful Country & Its Stories”

For as long as I can remember growing up in our wild and beautiful country there were people desperate to vanish abroad on holiday annually, and to say that this perplexed me right from the beginning would be an... More

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“A "nice to have" reference book”

I enjoyed this book which I think is best read as a "dip in and read a bit at a time" book. It wasn't the type of book where I felt obliged to read it all - if I had it in print version, it's the... More

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“Such a lovely book to sit and flick through”

This is a brilliant idea for a book. So often when I'm reading a guide to a place they mention a 'well known' fable or legend about the place and carry on assuming you know it already without telling... More

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