Inspired by St George’s Day? Then add these 10 incredible English Heritage sites to the bucket list; Julie Delahaye; Mirror

UK – Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites

There’s nothing like a staycation to make the best of England’s luscious landscape whether you’re after rolling green hills or sandy beaches.

However, it’s not just natural wonders – there are some amazing heritage sites dotted throughout the country where you can check out the best of English history too!

From iconic landmarks such as Stonehenge and Hadrian’s Wall to historical sites such as the Battle Abbey where the Battle of Hastings took place in 1066, there are plenty of jaw-dropping tidbits of history nestled amidst the landscape.

That’s not even counting the wide array of stunning castles and gardens waiting to be explored, some of which have been home to royalty, as well as the homes of some of the world’s greatest minds – including Charles Darwin.

As England celebrates St George’s Day , we’ve rounded up the top 10 English Heritage sites you simply won’t want to miss – and where to stay if you’re planning a visit…

1. Stonehenge

The impressive rock formation and mysterious origins have made this prehistoric monument an icon, drawing in visitors from around the world and leading it to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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