Britain’s Landmarks and Legends

Britain’s Landmarks and Legends: The Fascinating Stories Embedded in Our Landscape

Hardback Published on: 14/09/2023
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Britain’s Landmarks and Legends
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 ... READ MORE
Eilish Smith
Britain’s Landmarks and Legends
Beautifully presented
I was lucky enough to receive an advance copy of this beautiful book and it exceeded my expectations! The landmarks and legends are grouped together in six... READ MORE
Chelsea at Lichfield


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: 460g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 142 x 24 mm

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Britain’s Landmarks and Legends
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 ... READ MORE
Britain’s Landmarks and Legends
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 tha... READ MORE
8stitches 9lives
Britain’s Landmarks and Legends
A lovely book with charming illustrations
From ancient stone circles to the Cerne Abbas giant, the author gives us beautiful descriptions and interesting historical snippets to make you want to vis... READ MORE
Jenny Hill