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Sacred Britain: A Guide To The Sacred Sites And Pilgrim Routes Of England, Scotland And Wales

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THE SPIRITUAL TRAVELER: ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, WALES is a unique guide book. It takes us on a journey across the rural and urban landscapes of Britain, and helps us to discover and explore a multitude of sacred sites: ancient stone circles and tombs, Christian and pre-Christian shrines, medieval synagogues, small country churches and soaring cathedrals, Eastern temples, abbey ...more
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Published November 1st 1999 by Piatkus Books
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Stephen Hayes
This book looked interesting, but I was a little bit suspicious of it, because such books sometimes tend to be full of New Age tosh. But as it was a library book it would cost nothing to look at and there was no compulsion to read it. There was no mention of ley lines in the index, and that seemed to be a good sign.

It dealt with things like sacred groves and holy wells, and that was interesting, as my great grandfather grew up in the vicinity of a holy well, which I was able to visit. But thoug
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Graham
An interesting look at various "sacred" sites around our country - ranging from the expected (churches) to the more unusual (ancient woodland, barrows, megaliths, holy wells). Apparently released on the back of a special project designed to get more people engaging with Britain's sacred sites, this is hardly in-depth but makes for a fine introduction to the topic.

There are plenty of photographs and a gazetter exploring some of the touristy type destinations. In a bid to include Britain's multi-c
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Fortheloveofdanes
So far it has given me lots of great information on sites I wish to visit, lots of background information.
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