Exploring castles, museums and manor houses, megaliths, moors, mountains and lakes, this lavishly illustrated travel guide covers the rich history of magic and the occult in Britain and Northern Ireland and its inextricable bond with the landscape.
In addition to covering numerous sites of folklore, occult practice and strange history, Occult Britain also points us to places that inspired or in some instances were used as filming locations for numerous cult /horror novels, films and TV shows.
Occult Britain delves into a world of witchcraft, ancient rituals, and occult ceremonies. From the ancient stone circles of the Cornish moors to the wealthy manor houses of Hampshire, from the windswept headlands of Northumbria to the golden streets of Oxford, from the turbulent Scottish borderlands to the rugged Causeway Coast, this guide ventures into hundreds of locations with magical links, exploring the works of authors and creators inspired by their strange, numinous beauty; the lives of the occultists, witches, and cunning folk who inhabited them; and the legends that persist.
316 pages, paperback, 13×18 cm, with fold-out maps.