Tag: UK Places

UK Places. Historical Landmarks. UNESCO world heritage sites. Heritage places. Places of interest near me.

Stephens Lori is endemic to Henderson Island
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Henderson Island

The marine reserve on Henderson Island, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.

Saltaire in Shipley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Saltaire Shipley

Saltaire, a Victorian model village in Shipley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, was a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

Hirta, Scotland of St Kilda, is a group of three small islands in the Atlantic Ocean.
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St Kilda Scotland

St Kilda is a group of small islands in the Atlantic Ocean. These Scottish islands, part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986.

New Lanark United Kingdom, Lanark Scotland
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New Lanark

New Lanark is a village on the River Clyde, some 25 miles southeast of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2001 onwards.

Orkney Stone, Heart of Neolithic Orkney
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Neolithic Orkney

Heart of Neolithic Orkney, in the Orkney Islands, 15km north of the coast of Scotland, United Kingdom, was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1999 onwards.

Blaenavon Iron Works, Wales, UK
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Blaenavon Iron Works

Blaenavon Iron Works, or Blaenavon Industrial Landscape, located at the upper end of the Avon Llwyd valley in South Wales, United Kingdom, was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2000 onwards.

Canterbury Cathedral
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Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey, and St Martin’s Church. It is in the administrative and historic county of Kent, in southeastern England.

Durham Castle Image
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Durham Cathedral

Durham Castle and cathedral are the largest and finest examples of Norman construction in England, and they attest to the importance of the early Benedictine monastic community.

Ironbridge England
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Ironbridge Gorge England

Ironbridge is currently a British national monument. The Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site includes the bridge, the town of Ironbridge and Ironbridge Gorge

White Tower of London
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Tower of London

Tower of London is a royal fortification. Historically, it was a royal palace, political prison, execution site, armory, royal mint, menagerie, public records office.

Blenheim Palace UK
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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace was built by the English Parliament as a national present to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. Churchills homes, History, Gardens

City of Bath England
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City of Bath England

City of Bath in England, founded by the Romans as a thermal resort, grew into a major center of the wool industry in the Middle Ages, Somerset, United Kingdom.