Alan Garner spent his childhood in Alderley Edge and many of his works have been inspired by the area. Clare Balding takes a walk with the author in the landscape he grew up in.
Alan Garner spent his early childhood in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, England, and he remains associated with the area. Many of his works, including The Weirdstone of Brisingamen and The Moon of Gomrath, are drawn from local legends and locations. Clare Balding walks with him to hear more about the area and how it inspired his writing.