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Books & Media

English Heritage publishes fascinating and authoritative books on all aspects of England's rich history. Buildings, cities, architects, archaeology, sport and myth & legend are just some of the subjects covered.

Our English Heritage Guidebooks visit some of our country's greatest sites, combining in-depth history with tours, maps and other useful information. We also have some great history books for children of all ages, from colourful pictorial guides to our Englsih Heritage exclusive ‘Mr. Men The Great British Tour’.

How To Cook The Victorian Way With Mrs Crocombe - Now available for pre-order. Discover Mrs Crocombe's YouTube series 'The Victorian Way' here.

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How To Cook The Victorian Way With Mrs Crocombe
Please note: This book is available for pre-order and will be shipped on 24th Sept 2020. How to Cook the Victorian Way is the definitive guide to the life, times and tastes of the world’s fav...

£25.00

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Members Handbook 2020/21
The English Heritage 2020/21 Members' and Visitors' Handbook is an informative guide to all the English Heritage sites and activities throughout the year. This year’s cover artwork ha...

£10.95

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These Our Monsters: The English Heritage Book of New Folktale, Myth and Legend
Myths, legends, folklore: they are what we grow up with, from Easter bunnies to tooth fairies, to those tales repeated within families down the generations, to the older accounts that are fundamental ...

£14.99

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An English Year
We’re Aman, Victoria, Amelia, Tandi and George- and we’re ready to take you on a journey through twelve months in the life of English kids. Enjoy festivals and events, games and sports, fl...

£7.95

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The Book Of English Place Names
Legend has it that Cornwall was named after a Trojan hero Corineus, who supposedly rid the area of a giant, throwing his victim over a cliff still known as a Giant’s Leap. Ipswitch used to be...

£12.99

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Icons Of England
Bill Bryson invented over ninety of our best loved writers, broadcasters and commentators to pick their ‘icons of England’. The resulting celebration of the English countryside is an ...

£9.99

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Mother Tongue
Only Bill Bryson could make a book about the English language so entertaining. With his boundless enthusiasm and restless eye for the absurd, this is his astonishing tour of English. From its mongrel ...

£9.99

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Stonehenge Panorama Pop
Celebrate the iconic landmark, learn all about its history and explore the surrounding prehistoric landscape with this fascinating 1.2-metre cut-paper souvenir. This interactive panorama pop is a grea...

£6.00

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The Old Dog & Duck
After much research about (and in) pubs, Albert Jack brings together the stories behind pub names to reveal how they offer fascinating and subversive insights on our history, customs, attitudes and jo...

£7.99

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Engel's England
England, says Matthew Engel, is the most complicated place in the world. And, as he travels through each of the historic English counties, he discovers that's just the start of it. Every county is...

£9.99

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The English And Their History
If a nation is a group of people with a sense of kinship, a political identity and representative institutions, then the English have a claim to be the oldest nation in the world. They first came into...

£14.99

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Who Do The English Think They are?
The English are often confused about who they are. They say 'British' when they mean 'English', and 'English' when they should say 'British'. And when England, more tha...

£10.99

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English: A Story Of Marmite, Queuing And Weather
Beginning at the top of a muddy Gloucestershire slope at the Coopers Hill cheese-rolling contest and traversing a landscape of lawns and queues, coastlines and sporting arenas, Ben Fogle takes us on a...

£20.00

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The Wicked Wit Of England
If there is one thing that first-time visitors to England find mystifying - along with our fondness for eating chips out of old newspapers, our nostalgia for the shipping forecast (even though most of...

£9.99

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Watching The English
In this completely revised and updated edition of international bestseller Watching The English, anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people....

£10.99

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Monarchs Of England Flashcards
From King Athelstan to Queen Elizabeth II, this deck of all 59 English monarchs effortlessly tells a story that spans more than 1,000 years. Featuring portraits from prestigious galleries like the Nat...

£20.00

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The Darkest Hour
May 1940. Britain is at war. The horrors of blitzkrieg have seen one Western European democracy after another fall in rapid succession to Nazi boot and Shell. Invasion seems mere hours away. Just days...

£9.99

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Dads Army - The British Empire Strikes Back - DVD
The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion. Key Features: 100 mins 13 Jun. 2016 ...

£10.00

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Poems from 2nd World War - Paperback
Poems from the Second World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWII from different standpoints. ...

£5.99

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The War Poets - An Anthology
Over 80 moving and powerful poems, including works by Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke and W. B. Yeats. Key Features: Hardback Published: 2009 144 pages  ...

£5.00

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