search menu

The currency converter is for reference only.
You will be charged in GBP at checkout.

Books & Media

English Heritage publishes fascinating and authoritative books on all aspects of England's rich history. Buildings, cities, seaside resorts, architects, archaeology, sport and industry 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 the best-selling Horrible Histories.

Books & Media image
GO
Stonehenge Solstice CD image
Stonehenge Solstice CD
Music from two millennia comes together in Solstice, from ancient chant to music specially commissioned. Astonishing compositions breathe new life into ancient instruments – hurdy-gurdy, oboe an...

£8.00

Stonehenge: A musical journey into the past CD image
Stonehenge: A musical journey into the past CD
Specially composed music to celebrate the mystery and wonder of Stonehenge - a personal interpretation of the ‘spirit of place’. Electronics and sampled instruments form the backbone to th...

£8.00

Transformers The Last Knight - DVD image
Transformers The Last Knight - DVD
From Director Michael Bay and Executive Producer Steven Spielberg comes the biggest, most explosive Transformers yet. Our world's greatest hero becomes our fiercest enemy when Optimus Prime launch...

£5.00

RAF 100 - The Official Story image
RAF 100 - The Official Story
RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. In association with the RAF and with unique access to their historic archives, the world-renowned broadcaster James...

£25.00

Mead: The Libations, Legends, and Lore of History's Oldest Drink image
Mead: The Libations, Legends, and Lore of History's Oldest Drink
Beloved by figures as diverse as Queen Elizabeth and Thor, the Vikings and the Greek gods, mead is one of history's most storied beverages. But this mixture of fermented honey isn't just a r...

£18.99

The English Heritage Guide to London's Blue Plaques image
The English Heritage Guide to London's Blue Plaques
Across London there are over 900 official blue plaques, celebrating a diverse and curious collection of London residents from many periods of history – from Charles Dickens and Winston Churchill...

£16.99

Robert Adam: Country House Design, Decoration, and the Art of Elegance image
Robert Adam: Country House Design, Decoration, and the Art of Elegance
This beautifully produced book celebrates the work of Robert Adam, the great eighteenth-century architect who influenced generations by stamping his distinctive neoclassical aesthetic vision on the En...

£45.00

Historic England Bristol image
Historic England Bristol
This illustrated history portrays one of England's finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at Bristol's past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sit...

£14.99

Historic England York image
Historic England York
This illustrated history portrays one of England’s finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at York’s past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic si...

£14.99

Darwin's Universe image
Darwin's Universe
This alphabetically arranged reference, an immensely entertaining browser's delight, offers a dazzling overview of the life and thought of Charles Darwin and his incredibly wide sphere of influenc...

£40.95

Darwin's Notebook image
Darwin's Notebook
Darwin’s Notebook is a biography with a difference. It provides a full and detailed account of Charles Darwin’s life and discoveries, but is written, designed and illustrated to look like ...

£12.99

Darwin image
Darwin
This biography of Charles Darwin attempts to capture the private unknown life of the real man - the gambling and gluttony at Cambridge, his gruelling trip round the globe, his intimate family life, wo...

£16.99

The Origin Of Species - Macmillan Collector's Library image
The Origin Of Species - Macmillan Collector's Library
On the Origin of Species outlines Charles Darwin's world-changing theory that life on Earth had not been brought into being by a creator, but had arisen from a single common ancestor and had evolv...

£9.99

Tiny Churches image
Tiny Churches
While travelling all over Britain on his pushbike, non-flying travel writer Dixe Wills is forever popping into old churches to look around, grab a moment of tranquility or just to shelter from the ele...

£16.99

Medieval Graffiti image
Medieval Graffiti
For centuries carved writings and artworks in churches lay largely unnoticed. So archaeologist Matthew Champion started a nationwide survey to gather the best examples. In this book he shines a spotli...

£14.99

Great Houses of London image
Great Houses of London
'This lavishly illustrated compendium suggest that the age of elegance endures' Mail on Sunday The great houses of London represent one of the marvels of English architecture and yet they are ...

£45.00

Photographing Historic Buildings image
Photographing Historic Buildings
This book looks at what motivates us to take photographs and at some of the methods of using the camera to do so successfully. It also examines some standards that should be applied to the photographs...

£20.00

1066 All three battles - DVD image
1066 All three battles - DVD
From the writer of the excellent 'Bow Street runner' mini-series City of Vice, and director of the powerful drama The Relief of Belsen, comes the untold story of the Norman conquest. 1066 chro...

£8.00

1066 A year to conquer England - DVD image
1066 A year to conquer England - DVD
Dan Snow takes on one of the most famous dates in British history when, 950 years ago, William of Normandy, soon to be Conqueror, defeated Harold, King of England, at the Battle of Hastings. But 10...

£15.00

The Vikings image
The Vikings
The history of the Vikings is bloody and eventful, and Viking warriors capture the popular imagination to this day. They made history, establishing the dukedom of Normandy, providing the Byzantine Emp...

£9.99

step into England's story