Scorhill

Scorhill

This magnificent stone circle is the first that we ever shot serious footage at for ‘Standing with Stones’. Sadly though, Scorhill does not appear in the final film. Why? Well, Rupert and I first shot ‘serious footage’ for Standing with Stones...
Stone Circle moves to Dorchester

Stone Circle moves to Dorchester

“A pagan couple who moved into a suburban estate in Dorset brought with them their own prehistoric stone circle. John and Suky Burton imported the 13 prehistoric stones from their former Weymouth mansion when they downsized to a detached house in Dorchester last...
Yellowmead

Yellowmead

“It looks like a target to me!” So says Rupert of the Yellowmead quadruple stone circle in the South West of Dartmoor. Not that he or I seriously suggest in the film that it was for Neolithic hunting practise (“Nearest spear to the middle...
5,000 year old fence at Stonehenge was 20ft high

5,000 year old fence at Stonehenge was 20ft high

“Tourists who complain about the fence put up around Stonehenge in the Seventies should spare a thought for their Neolithic ancestors… they couldn’t even see the site because of a huge wooden barrier. Archaeologists have found traces of the 20ft-high...