The Druids' Temple
The Druids' Temple near is actually a Victorian folly, not far from Ilton near Masham.
The folly was built under the instruction of William Danby, who commissioned its construction as a philanthropic exercise to create employment for his workers from the local Swinton Hall estate.
In its secluded wooded location the Druid's Temple is a relatively little visited attraction and as such has been featured in the BBC TV series "Hidden Britain". It has also been used as a setting in an episode of the ITV detective drama series "A Touch of Frost".
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