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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 our Englsih Heritage exclusive ‘Mr. Men The Great British Tour’.

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The English Heritage Guide To London's Blue Plaques
‘If people want to find out about our London history, they can go and just stand for a minute outside and look at a house where you know that person has lived –I think that’s just wo...

£17.99

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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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Guidebook: Tintagel Castle
Famous across the world for its links with legends of King Arthur and his knights, the craggy headland of Tintagel is, in reality, the setting for over 1,500 years of human habitation. Since the Mi...

£6.00

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Stonehenge: The Story So Far
Stonehenge is our greatest prehistoric treasure, a unique stone monument and a lasting testament to the beliefs and skills of our ancient ancestors. Our understanding of Stonehenge, developed from med...

£25.00

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Pests in Houses Great and Small
Pests can be damaging, annoying or even dangerous, causing untold damage to precious possessions and even the structure of buildings themselves. This new English Heritage guide focuses on these destru...

£14.99

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Members' Handbook 2019/20
The English Heritage 2019/20 Members' and Visitors' Handbook is an informative guide to all the English Heritage sites and activities throughout the year. This year’s cover artwork is...

£10.95

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Mr. Men The Great British Tour - English Heritage Edition
Little Miss Sunshine has brought a double decker bus to do her very own tour of Great Britain! Her friends will be taking in all the famous sights, like Stonehenge, the White Cliffs of Dover, Hadrian&...

£5.99

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Botanical Folk Tales
The islands of Britain and Ireland hold a rich heritage of plant folklore and wisdom, from the magical yew tree to the bad-tempered dandelion. Here are traditional tales about the trees and plants tha...

£9.99

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English Folk Tales
This enchanting collection of stories gathers together folk tales from across England in one special volume. Drawn from The History Press’ popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove...

£12.00

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Horrible Histories Rotten Romans - The Movie Handbook
Discover everything you need to know about Horrible Histories, the movie: Rotten Romans. With amazing photos and details from the film, this movie handbook is the horribly hilarious guide to the chara...

£7.99

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Fairy Tales, Myths & Legends
A complete collection of much loved fairy tales, myths andlegends, bound into a beautiful new edition. Whether you're searching for a sky-high beanstalk, a sleeping princess or a bewitched prin...

£5.99

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St. George And The Dragon
This is a gently humorous retelling of the legend, with easy-to-read text and colourful illustrations. It includes background to the legend and the art it has inspired, with a reproduction of the famo...

£5.99

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The Adventures of Robin Hood
This is a new title in "Young Reading Series Two", based on the tales of England's most famous outlaw and part of the Usborne Reading Programme. It is aimed at children whose reading abi...

£5.99

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Robert Adam And His Brothers
Robert Adam is perhaps the best known of all British architects, the only one whose name denotes both a style and an era. The new decorative language he introduced at Kedleston and Syon around 1760 pu...

£60.00

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Ancient Legends: Robin Hood
This collection of five tales and one play contains the definitive Robin Hood. They are the earliest ballads and play and still the best of the bunch. ‘Robin Hood and the Monk’ is the earl...

£7.99

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Horrible Histories The Movie Rotten Romans
Go back into the really rotten times of the Romans, where there were beastly battles, deadly doctors and marvellous myths. Discover what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts, how ancient Britons got ...

£8.99

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Britain's Living Past
Britain's Living Past is a celebration of the best of the past, of things that have been preserved because they still matter to the community. It is a book in which the emphasis is very much on th...

£30.00

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Georgian And Regency Conservatories
Conservatories emerged in the early 19th century as a result of an increased interest in horticulture as well as developments in glass and iron manufacture, and in methods of heating. These technical ...

£25.00

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Graphic Legends: Robin Hood
England 1194. The poor folk of Nottingham are at the mercy of the heartless, money-grabbing Sheriff. But deep in Sherwood Forest, rebellion is brewing... Join Robin Hood and his Merry Men as they pit ...

£9.99

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The English Landscape Garden
The 18th-century phenomenon of the English Landscape Garden was so widespread that even today, when so much has been built over or otherwise changed, one is never far from an example throughout Englan...

£20.00

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