Alice Loxton

Alice Loxton

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  • The Secrets Of London’s Oldest Streets

    Episode 1

    In this video History Hit presenter Alice Loxton takes us on a tour of some of London’s oldest and most fascinating history.

    From the grisly association between Whitechapel and Jack The Ripper, to the surprising origins of Piccadilly Circus, Alice tells some of London’s most interesting stories...

  • The Secrets Of Hever Castle: Home Of Anne Boleyn

    Episode 2

    Hever Castle is one of the most remarkable historic houses in Britain.
    It’s got 700 years of turbulent history, marked by glitz and glamour as
    well as decline and fall. In this video, History Hit presenter Alice Loxton gives you a whirlwind tour of the castle and shows you some of her favourite b...

  • Secrets Of The Roman Baths

    Episode 3

    In this video, Alice Loxton visits one of the most fascinating Roman sites in Britain, the Roman baths in the glorious city of Bath. But don’t worry, this is not another dreaded Latin lesson.

    Alice takes you, the subscribers of the History Hit YouTube channel, through the best bits of the histo...

  • Secrets of Temple Church: Home of the Knights Templar

    Episode 4

    It's one of Britain's most fascinating buildings, boasting nearly nine centuries of history. Temple Church was built by the holy order of the Knights Templar in the 12th century. The iconic round tower was consecrated by Heraclius, the Patriarch of Jerusalem in 1185. The design of the round tower...

  • The Secrets Of Wells Cathedral | The First Gothic Cathedral In England

    Episode 5

    Join Alice Loxton as she unveils the secrets of Wells Cathedral, getting up close and personal with all aspects of the building's history. Among other things, that means abseiling down the cathedral's facade - not for the faint hearted!

    Also in this video, we’ll be getting inside the mind of a ...

  • The Secrets of Salisbury Cathedral | The Tallest Spire in Britain

    Episode 6

    Join Alice Loxton as she explores the secrets of Salisbury Cathedral in Wiltshire. In this video Alice travels up the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom, visits the world's oldest working mechanical clock and sees one of the only four remaining original copies of the Magna Carta.

    Drone f...

  • The Secrets Of Blenheim Palace | Home Of The Churchill Family

    Episode 7

    Blenheim Palace is one of the most remarkable historic houses in Britain. Gifted to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marloborough, after his victory at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704, it is in many ways an epic monument rather than a comfortable home.

    Blenheim has witnessed its fair share of historic...

  • The Secrets of Ham House

    Episode 8

    About 10 miles from the centre of London is one of the most magnificent houses of Stuart England, Ham House. This lavish mansion is a treasure trove of 17th century art and architecture, a dazzling red-brick jewel on the muddy banks of the River Thames.

    But Ham House also has a remarkable histor...

  • The Secrets of Oxford’s Streets

    Episode 9

    Alice Loxton heads to Oxford, one of the most historic cities in the world. There’s so much history to this university city, and in this episode Alice is going to show you a few of the highlights, historic delights which anyone can see for free - secrets hidden in plain sight, if you like. She’ll...