Tagged: Stonehenge

Stonehenge – the gift and 100 years of care

Posted:
3 January 2018
Posted By:
Susan Greaney
Categories:
History Uncovered

2018 marks an important anniversary for Stonehenge. It's 100 years since local barrister Cecil Chubb and his wife Mary gifted the monument to the nation. This was a major turning point in the way Stonehenge was cared for. It set in train a programme of care and conservation for the monument and the ...

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The illuminating history of lighting

Osborne lit up at night
Posted:
6 November 2017
Posted By:
Tom Moriarty
Categories:
History Uncovered, Things To Do

Forget the cold - the worst thing about winter is the dark. You wake up in the dark and get home in the dark. If you work indoors, you may sneak a slither of sunlight at lunchtime if you’re lucky, but that's your lot. The NHS estimates that 1 in 15 people get Seasonal Affective Disorder in the UK ...

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Human Henge: how can historic landscapes be good for you?

Stonehenge
Posted:
19 April 2017
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Your Stories

In medieval times, pilgrimage was considered to be an exercise in healing the mind, body and soul. This idea of a healing physical and spiritual journey has been explored in a recent project called Human Henge, run by the Restoration Trust in partnership with English Heritage, Richmond Fellowship, t...

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18 Inspiring things to do in March

family at Osborne
Posted:
28 February 2017
Posted By:
Clare Wilson
Categories:
Things To Do

Whether you're looking for a day out for Mothers' Day, want to get outside and enjoy the start of spring - or just want to do something a bit different, our historic sites offer all sorts of unique experiences. Here's a look at some of the things you can do this March. Did you know? March i...

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