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World Heritage Sites

Within easy reach of Britain’s coastline are 17 of the world’s top ‘must-see’  UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In addition, there are four UNESCO Geo-parks which join a international initiative that recognises sites representing a vital earth science interest.

The range of Sites can take visitors back to the earliest ages. Geoparks re set in some of Britain’s most spectacular landscapes and include dinosaur fossil spotting on the Jurassic coast. Fast forward through time to the Heart of Neolithic Orkney and enigmatic Stonehenge and Avebury, then the northern Frontiers of the Roman Empire (both the Antonine Wall and it’s more famous neighbour, Hadrian’s Wall) and the golden Roman (and Georgian) city of Bath.

There are cities such as Liverpool and Durham whose whole heart is a World Heritage Site. London alone has four World Heritage Sites. Palaces and cathedrals, abbeys and fortified castles built to defend long-gone eras, commemorate the celebrities of their day and now provide signposts to shared history and humanity.

A true voyage through time awaits.