Category: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

A city that needs no labels; Laura Pye; Liverpool Museum

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Laura Pye is hugely disappointed at the decision by UNESCO to remove Liverpool from the World Heritage site listings, not because she is worried about the impact on tourism or on how people might view our great city but because she believe Liverpool deserves the status. Liverpool is a world heritage city and it is one which protects and values its heritage.

Source: A city that needs no labels

Liverpool loses its UNESCO World Heritage Site status; Jason Sayer; Architect’s Newspaper

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After 12 years of unfettered waterfront development, Liverpool has had its UNESCO World Heritage Site status revoked by the UN…

Source: Liverpool loses its UNESCO World Heritage Site status

UNESCO National Trail of Scotland – Industry Toolkit; Visit Scotland

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Find information on the UNESCO National Trail of Scotland, and how your tourism business can get involved. Including details on accreditations, assets, and more.

Source: UNESCO National Trail of Scotland – Industry Toolkit | VisitScotland.org

World Heritage Committee deletes Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City from UNESCO’s World Heritage List; Unesco

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Source: World Heritage Committee deletes Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City from UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Film and TV locations in Greenwich; Royal Museums Greenwich

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From Netflix hits Bridgerton and The Crown to countless movie blockbusters, discover what makes Greenwich one of London’s top filming locations…

Source: Film and TV locations in Greenwich

Blenheim Palace, one of the UK’s Grandest Country Houses; Liz Gill; About My Generation

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Liz Gill, is impressed with the spendour of the building, and enjoys the new exhibition about the most famous scion of the family it was constructed for, Sir Winston Churchill. You can learn a lot about a place from its windows, the guide Antonia tells Liz Gill as they stand before the vast splendour of Blenheim Palace.

Source: Blenheim Palace, one of the UK’s Grandest Country Houses

Exploring Durham and its magnificent Unesco-listed cathedral; Jo Kessel; Daily Mail

The Daily Mail’s Jo Kessel visited Durham where she climbed the cathedral’s central tower (325 steps up a narrow, spiral stairwell), enjoyed a serene walk along the River Wear and ate some saintly dishes.

Source: Exploring Durham and its magnificent Unesco-listed cathedral

10 Best Things To Do In Northumberland; Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey; TravelAwaits

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Learn more about beautiful and historic Northumberland’s many attractions, activities, and sights. This hidden gem has plenty to offer.

Source: 10 Best Things To Do In Northumberland – TravelAwaits

2,000-Year-Old Sarcophagus Found in England Reveals Roman Burial Practices; Livia Gershon; Smithsonian Magazine

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A limestone coffin unearthed in Bath contains the remains of two individuals. Possible offerings to the gods were discovered nearby…

Source: 2,000-Year-Old Sarcophagus Found in England Reveals Roman Burial Practices

‘Time running out’ for historic Belper Mills and its museum; Eddie Bisknell; Derby Telegraph

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There are fears the area could lose its world heritage status…

Source: ‘Time running out’ for historic Belper Mills and its museum

When the beginning meets the end: a year in reflection from a resident of the Chelsea Hotel; Amanda Chemeche; Forward

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Against the backdrop of a world in crisis, Amanda Chemeche’s father, in his small apartment in the Chelsea Hotel, seemed to exist separate from it all.

Source: When the beginning meets the end: a year in reflection from a resident of the Chelsea Hotel

50 Bucket List Things to Do in the UK; Steph; Big World Small Pockets

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Here’s Steph’s list of the 50 bucket list things to do in UK to give you a ton of inspiration about what to do and where to go…

Source: 50 Bucket List Things to Do in the UK

Unesco Weighs Changes to Stonehenge’s Cultural Heritage Status; Nora McGreevy; Smithsonian Magazine

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A new report also cited Venice and the Great Barrier Reef as sites that might be placed on the World Heritage in Danger list…

Source: Unesco Weighs Changes to Stonehenge’s Cultural Heritage Status

UNESCO indicates some of the world’s most iconic historic locations could soon be designated as “endangered”; The Frontier Post

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UNESCO, the United Nations–operated agency, released a report this week that indicated some of the world’s most iconic historic locations could soon be designated as “endangered” on the organization’s World Heritage in Danger list. Stonehenge in England, the Italian city of Venice, and the ancient capital Ashur in Iraq are among those cited in the report. The UNESCO report was issued ahead of UNESCO’s 45th annual conference in 2022, where final decisions around the recommendations will be made.

Source: UNESCO indicates some of the world’s most iconic historic locations could soon be designated as “endangered” – The Frontier Post

Decision to approve Stonehenge road tunnel scheme ‘unlawful’, High Court told; Evening Standard

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Save Stonehenge World Heritage Site is challenging Grant Shapps’ decision to green-light the £1.7 billion development on the A303.

Source: Decision to approve Stonehenge road tunnel scheme ‘unlawful’, High Court told

35 Best Things To Do in Yorkshire, UK; Steph; Big World Small Pockets

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Source: 35 Best Things To Do in Yorkshire, UK

The £2.5m Durham house with glorious views of the Cathedral, river and cricket club; Mike Kelly; Chronicle Live

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Seven staycations in the great outdoors to explore in the UK; Susan Griffin & Emilia Bona; Liverpool Echo

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Durdle Door: Cliff-fall woman had beautiful soul, says friend; BBC

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Tahira Jabeen, from Birmingham, died in the fall near Durdle Door on Monday.

Source: Durdle Door: Cliff-fall woman had beautiful soul, says friend

Part of Hadrian’s Wall to be rebuilt and popular national trail enhanced; Catherine Priestley; Northern Echo

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WORK to repair part of Hardrian’s Wall and enhance the popular walking route alongside it will begin next year.

Source: Part of Hadrian’s Wall to be rebuilt and popular national trail enhanced

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