From the legends of King Arthur embedded in the rocky splendour of Tintagel to the folklore and mysticism of Stonehenge, English Heritage sites are often closely linked to native English myths. Following on from the bestselling ghost story anthology Eight Ghosts this is a new collection of stories inspired by the legends and tales that swirl through the history of eight different English Heritage sites. With this evocative collection English Heritage brings new voices and fresh creative alchemy to our ancient historical sites and our story-telling heritage.
Also contained is essay by James Kidd on the importance of myth to our landscape and our fiction, and an English Heritage survey of sites and associated legends. New legends for modern times; sprung from our ancient lands, stories and stones.