Hopkins’ Portcullis House demonstrated that high-tech could be adapted to historic settings; Lizzie Crook; De Zeen

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The Heart of Neolithic Orkney — 20 years of UNESCO World Heritage status; The Orcadian Online

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney site gaining World Heritage status from UNESCO. The Heart of Neolithic Orkney site — which was granted world heritage status by UNESCO in 1999 — is comprised of Skara Brae, Maeshowe, the Stone of Stenness, the Watchstone, the Barnhouse Stone and the Ring of …

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Blenheim Estate unveils historic new land strategy; Darryl Armitage; Farming News

The Blenheim Estate has unveiled a revolutionary new approach to managing its 12,000 acres of land over the coming decades.

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Harlech Castle; Mark Cartwright; Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Caernarfon Castle; Mark Cartwright; Ancient History Encyclopaedia

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Alice in Wonderland spectacular takes over Blenheim Palace; Claire Toureille; Daily Mail

Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire is welcoming an Alice in Wonderland spectacular for the festive season, from today until 5th January, featuring scenes from Lewis Carroll’s beloved work.

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South London Is Getting A Lovely New Outdoor Ice Rink; Alex Landon; Secret London

London has a brand new ice rink with the addition of Queen’s House ice rink in Greenwich, which offers daring turns and lovely winter warmers.

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19 abandoned castles and ruins you can explore this winter; Zara Whelan; Manchester Evening News

Exploring the remains of these derelict sites is a great way to spend a cold winter’s day…

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Go behind-the-scenes in Britain with The Crown; Nelson Branco; Toronto Sun

“Monarchy is God’s sacred mission to grace and dignify the earth. To give ordinary people an ideal to strive towards, an example of nobility and duty to raise them in their wretched lives.

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The most beautiful castles in Wales; Joe Minihane; CNN

From Caernarfon to Pembroke, Wales is home to more castles per square mile than anywhere in the world. These are CNN Travel’s picks of the most beautiful.

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Man, 35, arrested after £4.8m solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace; Brittany Vonow; Sun

A 35-YEAR-OLD man has today been arrested after a solid gold toilet worth £4.8m was stolen from Blenheim Palace. The 18-carat masterpiece was swiped in a 5am raid just two days after it went on display…

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The 20 best places to visit in December; Wanderlust

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Beautiful Bradford: 15 great reasons to visit the UK’s most-improved city; Lanre Bakare; Guardian

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From its justly famous curry houses to world-class museums, the West Yorkshire city has it all. Here’s a selection of some of its very best bits…

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Everton stadium plans ‘a risk’ to Liverpool’s Unesco status; Jim Dunton; BD Online

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A New Ice Rink Arrives In Greenwich This Christmas; Laura Reynolds; Londonist

Yet another place for us to show off our icy ineptitude.

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21 reasons everyone should consider moving to Liverpool; Charlotte Hadfield; Liverpool Echo

If you want incredible night life, breath-taking scenery and the best neighbours going, then it’s the place to be…

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Hebridean Heaven – cruise in May 2021; National Trust for Scotland

Noble Caledonia are delighted to offer a specially arranged island-hopping voyage in support of the National Trust for Scotland.

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Genuine fears Liverpool ‘may lose’ Unesco World Heritage status; Tom Houghton; Liverpool Echo

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Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank moving again after maintenance work; Barry Elams; Cheshire Live

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Where to go on holiday in November: Best holidays around the world to book now; Harriet Mallinson; Daily Express

NOVEMBER see many Britons begin dreaming of getting away from it all and making the most of the pre-festive season lower prices. So where should you go? Holiday website lastminute.com has revealed its top destinations for the month.

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