The story behind Hex is a real legend that has been around for over a hundred years. However, for the purposes of Hex, the story has been altered somewhat to relate the story of an old woman begging for money on a stormy night, and the penalty of not affording her any charity.

The tree with its chains can still be seen today at a location between Alton Towers and Alton village. This exact location is very unspoilt for this reason we won’t publish the exact location of this tree, but if you genuinely want to see this grand oak, ask for directions in pubs very local to Alton Towers.