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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.

Britain’s Landmarks and Legends

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