Travel bucket list: UNESCO sites to behold; Kendall Hill; The Australian

Mongolia – Landscapes of Dauria

The Daurian Steppes and ancient city of Yazd may not figure on many bucket lists yet but that probably is about to change. The sites are among 26 new or expanded entries added to the World Heritage register this year by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. Here are some highlights of these new world-best experiences.


Britain’s favourite national park is perhaps the most obvious of this year’s inclusions on the UNESCO register. The Lake District landscapes of fells (mountains) and glacial valleys, dry-stone hedges and slate-roofed cottages have inspired everyone from William Wordsworth to Beatrix Potter. Home to England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike, and deepest lake, Wastwater, its natural beauty is undisputed.

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