David Long

Bizarre England

Bizarre England is an intriguing tour of England's weirdest and most fascinating sights. Places like Devon's Gnome Reserve, Britain's smallest pub, a church for dragon slayers, a subterranean ballroom and much more. From weird buildings to eccentric museums and from mystical superstitions to remnants of magical rites, this is a guide to England like no other.
176 printed pages

Impressions

    Daria Diachkovashared an impressionlast year
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot

    This book’s a bunch of entertaining facts grouped by topic. An interesting read

    dogshared an impression21 hours ago
    👍Worth reading

Quotes

    Марияhas quotedlast year
    Who knew, for example, that Her Majesty the Queen uses her handbag to send coded messages to members of staff, or that she was once barred from an event at Windsor by a castle guard who mistook her for ‘some old dear’ who had lost her way?
    Zhanna S.has quoted22 days ago
    an Auxiliary Territorial Services-trained wartime mechanic it is nice to think she might be quite handy with a spanner should any of her cars conk out.
    Zhanna S.has quoted22 days ago
    royal birth can make or break a nation, and historically new arrivals have not always been greeted by unalloyed joy.

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