Description - Guide to Mysterious Stirlingshire by Geoff Holder
Stirling District, which includes parts of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, is one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland - and one of the most mysterious. This is a comprehensive guide to the county' ancient sites and archaeological curiosities, from tourist attractions such as Stirling Castle and Dunblane Cathedral to strange carvings, stone circles, healing wells and hidden cairns. With countless tales of encounters with ghosts, magical beings and monsters, a full list of all Stirlingshire's witch trials and the real story of Robert Kirk, the 'Fairy Minister', who is reputed to have been abducted by the Little Folk in the seventeenth century, this fascinating addition to Geoff Holder's best-selling series will delight residents, walkers and tourists alike.
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(235mm x 156mm x 10mm)
The History Press Ltd
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Author Biography - Geoff Holder
GEOFF HOLDER is an award-winning television and video writer and producer. In 2004 he wrote and produced the popular six-part series Mysterious Scotland; he continues to write regularly on regional topics for the Scottish press. His previous books include Mysterious Perthshire (2006), Mysterious Iona and Staffa (2007) and Mysterious Loch Ness and the Inverness Area.