Britain's Best Historic Sites
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- 5th September 2011
- 192 pages -
"Britain's Best Historic Sites" takes the reader on a journey around this ancient land, detailing over 80 of the most important and fascinating of Britain's historic remains from 8000BC to the 20th century. From excavations of everyday life found in forgotten highways and Roman villas to areas of great spiritual significance, such as stone circles and medieval churches, as well as sites that were key to the Industrial Revolution, this book uncovers the amazing heritage that can be found across Britain. It features sites that include: Stonehenge, Wiltshire; Castlerigg Stone Circle, Cumbria; Callanish, Isle of Lewis; Fishbourne Roman Palace, West Sussex; Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland; Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset; Lindisfarne, Northumberland; Tower of London, London; Dover Castle, Kent; The George Inn, London; and, Ironbridge, Shropshire.
Tom Quinn has edited numerous magazines, including The Countryman, and currently edits Country Landowner. He has written several books, including Britain's Best Walks and Hidden Britain (New Holland).