Myth & Mystery
are often struck
by the great antiquity
of what they find in Britain: places
like Salisbury Hill and Stonehenge.
is an enigma
, standing alone on Salisbury Plain
it's what remains
of a Stone Age
temple built 4,000 years ago.
how these enormous stones came to be put in place remains
over Britain you'll find relics
of Stone Age man in the great stone circles of
which Stonehenge is only one of many and in the huge mounds
, called long barrows
in which he buried his dead.
the south of England is the Vale
of the White Horse where a series of huge white
horses have been cut
into the chalk
of the hillsides.
and mysterious site
, and this time a Christian one, is Glastonbury Abbey
the middle of the ruined abbey is a group of flagstones
mark the spot
where King Arthur and Queen Guinnevere are believed
to have been
down on the abbey is a great hill surmounted by
a ruined tower.
hill known as Glastonbury Tor has long been regarded
as a magical place, one
like Stonehenge associated with Merlin the Magician