Highgate Cemetery is a place of "outstanding historical and architectural interest" in London, England

The World's Spookiest Cemeteries

World's Spookiest Cemeteries - Horror films and haunted houses are fine if you like your fright imaginary. Feeling ready to meet some real spirits? We've compiled a list of the world's spookiest cemeteries -- and we dare you to visit after dark.

Silbury Hill in Avebury, Wiltshire is the largest man-made mound in Europe, it compares in height and volume to the roughly contemporary Egyptian pyramids. Probably completed in around 2400 BC, it apparently contains no burial. Though mysteriously  important in itself, its purpose and significance remain unknown. There is no access to the hill itself. It is part of the Avebury World Heritage Site.   Stonehenge is 16 miles away.

Silbury Hill in Avebury, Wiltshire is the largest man-made mound in Europe, it compares in height and volume to the roughly contemporary Egyptian pyramids.

Conisborough Castle A cutaway reconstruction drawing of the keep in about 1180, showing the tower’s three principal chambers © English Heritage (drawing by Peter Urmston)

Construction much bcuz akin to Blyth/Tickhill Castle in the Wode books, a cutaway of Conisborough Castle and reconstruction drawing of the keep in about showing the tower’s three principal chambers © English Heritage (drawing by Peter Urmston)

West Kennet, one of the largest, most impressive and most accessible Neolithic chambered tombs in Britain, built in around 3640 BC and used by a community for around 20 years. Image copyright English

The West Kennet Long Barrow,Neolithic tomb dating back to 3650 BC and the oldest building in England. The inside tunnels were used as pagan burial chambers built from Saracen rock.

Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, England the best place to have a picnic                                                                                                                                                                                 More

100 Great British walks – interactive map

English Dialects in England - Imgur

English Dialects in England

This is a map showing different dialects of English in England. This really is a useful tool for the other maps that I have to show that just because there are different dialects doesn't mean that the people wont be able to understand each other.

Economical way to see some of the most historic and iconic places in Britain.

Buy an Overseas Visitor Pass and gain access to over 100 historic places across England, as well free or reduced entry to events.

Map of Welsh castles. The castles of Wales were not only built by the English as part of their conquest and control of the local population, many were built by the Welsh Princes themselves. Internal feuding between them led to weakness and made conquest that much easier. How many other places in the old British Empire fell for the exact same reason ? rjp

The castles of Wales were not only built by the English as part of their conquest and control of the local population, many were built by the Welsh Princes themselves

Reconstruction drawing of Kenilworth Castle in the 16th c. when it was at its most grand. At this time the castle was the home of the Earl of Leicester, a favorite of Elizabeth I. This property is now in the care of English Heritage; tours are available

Reconstruction drawing of Kenilworth Castle in the c. At this time the castle was the home of the Earl of Leicester, a favorite of Elizabeth I. This property is now in the care of English Heritage;

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