Weyland’s Smithy Long Barrow

Weyland Smithy Long Barrow

Reading Time: 6 minutes Where is Weyland’s Smithy Long Barrow? The British Isles, with their millennia of diverse history, have been shaped by various groups of ancient peoples. From the arrival of the first modern humans around 30,000 years ago to the Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Vikings, each civilisation has left its indelible mark on the landscape. The archaeological … Read more

Litlington White Horse

Litlington White Horse

Reading Time: 5 minutes Where is the Litlington White Horse A Picturesque Location in the British Countryside The Litlington White Horse is situated in East Sussex, in the South Downs National Park. This beautiful and tranquil location offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The site is in close proximity to other ancient sites, such as the Long Man … Read more

Cerne Abbas Giant

Reading Time: 6 minutes Where is the Cerne Abbas Giant? Introduction The Cerne Abbas Giant, also known as the Rude Man, is an ancient figure carved into the chalk hills near the village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset, England. It is one of the largest and most distinctive hill figures in the UK. The enigmatic Cerne Abbas Giant has … Read more


Stonehenge at Sunset

Reading Time: 10 minutes Where is Stonehenge? Introduction to Stonehenge Stonehenge is an ancient site and prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England and is considered one of the most famous and mysterious landmarks in the world. It is comprised of a ring of standing stones, each weighing several tons and standing up to 4 meters tall. The word “henge” … Read more

Scheduled Ancient Monuments

Reading Time: 5 minutes What is a Scheduled Ancient Monument? A Scheduled Ancient Monument (SAM) is a designation given to an historic site or monument in the United Kingdom which is considered to be of national importance and is therefore subject to special legal protection. These sites are considered to be “scheduled” because they are included in a list … Read more

Uffington White Horse

Uffington White Horse Aerial Photo

Reading Time: 11 minutes The Uffington White Horse is a prehistoric hill figure located in the English county of Oxfordshire. The figure, which is cut into the chalk of the hillside, depicts a horse and is thought to date back to the late Bronze Age or early Iron Age. The figure is approximately 110 meters long and has been … Read more

Wilmington Long Barrow

Reading Time: 9 minutes Where is the Wilmington Long Barrow? About the Wilmington Long Barrow Discover the mysteries of the ancient world at the Wilmington Long Barrow in East Sussex, England! Built around 3500 BC, this Neolithic tomb is one of the largest and best-preserved examples of its kind in the country. Imagine the communal effort it took to … Read more

Ancient Sites in Britain

Reading Time: 13 minutes What is an ancient site? An ancient site is a location that has been recognized as having historical, cultural, or archaeological significance. It refers to a place that has been used or occupied by human beings in the past and has survived over time. Significant sites are recorded by the government as Scheduled Ancient Monuments. … Read more

The Long Man of Wilmington

The Long Man of Wilmington on Windover Hill

Reading Time: 4 minutes Where is the Long Man of Wilmington? What is the Long Man of Wilmington? The Long Man of Wilmington is a large hill figure located in Wilmington, East Sussex, England. The figure is carved into the side of a hill exposing the chalk layer. The figure depicts a tall, slender man holding two staves. The … Read more