Network Rail blast ‘arbitrary’ Edinburgh Council in Forth Bridge parking row; Conor Matchett; Scotsman

The row is linked to plans for a visitor centre and viewing platform.

Source: Network Rail blast ‘arbitrary’ Edinburgh Council in Forth Bridge parking row

Archeologists Just Discovered the UK’s Largest Ceremonial Site Buried Right Next to Stonehenge. Call It ‘Holehenge’; Sarah Cascone; artnet News

The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project has discovered a secret bring of buried shafts, or “Holehenge,” a stone’s throw from Stonehenge.

Source: Archeologists Just Discovered the UK’s Largest Ceremonial Site Buried Right Next to Stonehenge. Call It ‘Holehenge’ | artnet News

Westminster Bullying Can Finally Be Stamped Out For Good; John Benger; Huffington Post

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Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site leads the way on sustainable development; Cumbria Crack

Published today (25 June 2020) by the UK National Commission for UNESCO, new research shows UNESCO projects can help build a greener, more equal and more peaceful world, while also creating financial value.

Source: Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site leads the way on sustainable development

10 Little-Known Roman Sites That Are Actually In England; Loraine Balita-Centeno; World Atlas

For almost 400 years the Roman Empire ruled much of Britain. During this time, they introduced their culture and built many Roman structures in the country.

Source: 10 Little-Known Roman Sites That Are Actually In England

Immense Neolithic Ring Discovered Near Stonehenge; Vanessa Romo; NPR

The massive prehistoric structure “is significantly larger than any comparative prehistoric monument that we know of in Britain, at least,” a lead researcher in the project says.

Source: Immense Neolithic Ring Discovered Near Stonehenge

21 places to get you out walking and exploring Liverpool’s great outdoors; The Guide Liverpool

The Guide Liverpool has lined up 21 places in and around Liverpool perfect to get you walking and exploring the areas great outdoors during lockdown.

Source: 21 places to get you out walking and exploring Liverpool’s great outdoors – The Guide Liverpool

Mount Everest, Northern Lights, Avatar Mountains: Best ‘trips’ to take from your home with these virtual tours; Jahnavi Gupta; Hindustan Times

From the Northern Lights to the misty forest park of Zhāngjiājiè, explore the world’s most brilliant natural wonders from the comfort of your home.

Source: Mount Everest, Northern Lights, Avatar Mountains: Best ‘trips’ to take from your home with these virtual tours – travel – Hindustan Times

Summer solstice 2020 at Stonehenge: How will it be marked in lockdown?; Josie Griffiths; Sun

STONEHENGE is one of Britain’s oldest and most iconic landmarks, bringing millions of tourists and pagan’s to see it every year, particularly for the summer solstice. Here’s all w…

Source: Summer solstice 2020 at Stonehenge: How will it be marked in lockdown?

Prepare for the great staycation in this green and pleasant land, says TIM NEWARK; Daily Express

When the sun shines, there is nothing to beat a British holiday. Beautiful landscape, charming buildings, amazing history, great food and easy transport. No problematic waits for foreign flights.

Source: Prepare for the great staycation in this green and pleasant land, says TIM NEWARK

In pics: Kew Gardens reopens to public; Xuahia; Xinhua

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Liverpool’s perfect backdrop? Here’s your guide to enjoying Royal Albert Dock during lockdown; The Guide Liverpool

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool has continued to welcome visitors through the dock gates and around the Colonnades during lockdown.

Source: Liverpool’s perfect backdrop? Here’s your guide to enjoying Royal Albert Dock during lockdown – The Guide Liverpool

Hiking Lovers: Hadrian’s Wall Awaits You; Al Bawaba

The Hadrian’s Wall is one of many remains of fortifications built by the Roman Empire after invading Britain in the second century A.D.

Source: Hiking Lovers: Hadrian’s Wall Awaits You | Al Bawaba

Plan for Co-op near castle withdrawn; BBC

Controversial plans to build a convenience store near Conwy Castle are withdrawn by developers.

Source: Plan for Co-op near castle withdrawn

Cathedral to partially reopen grounds; Lydia Chantler-Hicks; Kent Online

Canterbury Cathedral is partially reopening its picturesque grounds to give visitors opportunity to enjoy its open spaces for free.

Source: Cathedral to partially reopen grounds

The 10 most striking landscapes in the world (not in New Zealand); Lara Grant; Stuff

When we get to travel outside of NZ, here’s some spectacular inspiration.

Source: The 10 most striking landscapes in the world (not in New Zealand)

Historic Bath – Gateway to the West Country; Adrian York; London Unattached

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‘Sleeping giant’ Jodrell Bank begins post-lockdown reawakening; The IET

The iconic Jodrell Bank Observatory at The University of Manchester is taking its first major steps to resume operations after lockdown as part of what its University owners describe as probably the biggest ‘reboot’ in the history of astrophysics.

Source: ‘Sleeping giant’ Jodrell Bank begins post-lockdown reawakening

Face of a 7,500-year-old woman reveals Gibraltar’s earliest humans; Manuel Jaen; National Geographic

Analysis of a Neolithic skull revealed not only how she looked but also where her people originated far across the Mediterranean.

Source: Face of a 7,500-year-old woman reveals Gibraltar’s earliest humans

Exclusive Interview With Angela Slater Of Hayes Garden World; Reena Patel; Luxurious Magazine

Lockdown luxury living: Reena Patel taps into the expertise of Hayes Garden World’s horticultural expert, Angela Slater on how to make the most of it.

Source: Exclusive Interview With Angela Slater Of Hayes Garden World