Inside the Dog’s Home from “The Picts and the Martyrs”

Earlier this month the intrepid Jon Porter, following in the footsteps of author Marc Grimston, explored inside and around the Dog’s Home, the small stone hut in woods that was a location in The Picts and the Martyrs, the eleventh and last completed book set in the Lakes in the Swallows and Amazons series.

Jon has kindly provided the following interior and exterior photos, and a short video, of the site located in woods above Coniston Water, near to where Arthur Ransome lived during the time he wrote the story.

You can buy a paperback edition of The Picts and the Martyrs from our Swallows and Amazons Shop, proceeds from which support the work of the Nancy Blackett Trust.