Storybook tales

Ours is a mystical and ancient land where legendary kings and queens, highwaymen, outlaws, witches and pirates once stalked. Which bedtime stories and famous myths are true? It doesn’t matter – the pleasure lies in believing they might be. Can you feel the presence of Robin Hood in the ancient oak trees of Sherwood Forest? Did Jesus Christ visit Glastonbury, built on the meeting point of ancient ley lines? Is Tintagel Castle the birthplace of the legendary warrior leader, King Arthur? Feel your spine tingle when you stand in the presence of these myths and legends in truly awe-inspiring places.

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See the cult of St Catherine’s Chapel

See the cult of St Catherine’s Chapel

Discover the traditions of a medieval chapel overlooking the sea with magnificent views over Chesil Beach towards Portland Bill.

Location: Abbotsbury, Dorset

Picturesque places
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Buried treasure at the crusader-inspired Beeston Castle

Buried treasure at the crusader-inspired Beeston Castle

A magical site with stunning views, long walks through rich woodland and plenty of nooks and crannies to explore.

Location: Beeston, Cheshire

Castles and Historic Properties
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Stand in the docks at the Galleries of Justice

Stand in the docks at the Galleries of Justice

The Galleries of Justice museum is the only one of its kind in Europe and the only venue where you can discover Nottingham’s horrible history.

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Delve into the story of Dracula

Delve into the story of Dracula

Probe into the dramatic history of Bram Stoker’s Dracula in the very place where the stories of the bloodthirsty vampire were born.

Location: Whitby, North Yorkshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Discover Chester's Roman, heritage and spooky history

Discover Chester's Roman, heritage and spooky history

On a guided tour of Chester you’ll meet Roman soldiers, float along the River Dee and find out the spine-chilling tales of the city’s past.

Location: Chester, Cheshire

Historic sites and icons
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Visit Stonehenge

Visit Stonehenge

Some 5,000 years old, and partially constructed from rare bluestones found 160 miles away.

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Get spooked in the dungeons

Get spooked in the dungeons

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon tells scary stories galore.

Location: Blackpool, Lancashire

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Step back in time on Bristol's Pirate Walks

Step back in time on Bristol's Pirate Walks

Meet Pirate Pete, a swash-buckling buccaneer with a swords-and-all knowledge of Bristol’s gruesome pirate past.

Location: Bristol

Walking and hiking
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Spice Island Ghost Walk

Spice Island Ghost Walk

Taking you through 900 years of haunted history...

Location: Portsmouth , Hampshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Hunt for ghosts at the Galleries of Justice

Hunt for ghosts at the Galleries of Justice

Named one of the most haunted buildings in Britain, the Galleries of Justice museum is the only one of its kind in Europe and was once home to the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham.

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Paranormal experiences at Tudor House and Garden

Paranormal experiences at Tudor House and Garden

Wonder what life was like during Henry VIII’s reign? Step in to the past in an ancient Southampton home.

Location: Southampton, Hampshire

Castles and Historic Properties
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Prehistoric Skills in Norfolk

Prehistoric Skills in Norfolk

Fancy making your own bow and arrow?

Location: Thetford, Norfolk

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Spooky Salisbury ghost walks

Spooky Salisbury ghost walks

Join Salisbury City Guides as they search for Salisbury’s secretive ghosts.

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire

Tours and trails
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Discover the secrets to Worcester's hidden past

Discover the secrets to Worcester's hidden past

Visit one of the most historic and haunted cities in England and learn about the secrets of the city on a historic walking tour.

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire

Castles and Historic Properties
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Cambridge Ghost Tours

Cambridge Ghost Tours

Seek out ghosts and ghouls on a guided tour in the ancient city of Cambridge.

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Learn about Jack the Ripper at City of London Police Museum

Learn about Jack the Ripper at City of London Police Museum

This museum offers a fascinating insight into the deeds of criminals and villains, and looks at the lives of those who have guarded the City since 1839.

Location: London, Greater London

Museums, galleries and libraries
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Scare yourself with Dark Encounters

Scare yourself with Dark Encounters

Discover a spookier side of Portsmouth on a ghost walk around some of the most haunted spots in the city.

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Unveil the legend of the Black Dog at Leeds Castle

Unveil the legend of the Black Dog at Leeds Castle

Lord Conroy described Leeds Castle as the "the loveliest castle in the world", but this Norman stronghold has a much darker, more mysterious side.

Location: Maidstone, Kent

Castles and Historic Properties
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Join a ghost walk in Derby

Join a ghost walk in Derby

Did you know that Derby was the most haunted city in the UK? Discover the ghostly goings on for yourself if you dare.

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Spend the night in Peverell's Tower

Spend the night in Peverell's Tower

Pack your suitcase for a hair-raising and luxurious stay in Dover Castle’s former prison tower.

Location: Dover, Kent

Price: From £17.00 for day visit

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