Stonehenge is getting its long-talked-about road tunnel. British Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has given the green light to an underground dual carriageway.
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Camping and Caravanning Club has compiled a guide to the best cathedrals to visit in the UK.
Plans have been approved to build a tunnel which will run beneath a UK UNESCO world heritage site.
University helps UK Overseas Territory become sanctuary for wildlife; M Alan Williams; University of Plymouth
Professor of Deep-Sea Ecology Kerry Howell and PhD candidate Amelia Bridges, from the University of Plymouth, have helped the world’s most remote inhabited island to become a sanctuary for wildlife.
BLENHEIM Palace not only has an impressive exterior and interior, it also houses a million-pound gold toilet. But when was the luxurious estate built and is it open to visitors? Where is Blenheim Palace and when was it built?
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Motorway tunnel under historic Stonehenge gets green light despite backlash; James Gabriel Martin; Lonely Planet
Britain Helps World’s Most Remote Inhabited Islands to Establish Biggest Marine Sanctuary in the Atlantic; Andy Corbley; Good News Network
The UK, with the islands of Tristan Da Cunha, create the largest protected marine reserve in the Atlantic, and the fourth largest on Earth.
‘It’s not well known, even in Scotland’: Heritage honour could finally take Roman landmark out of the shadow of Hadrian’s Wall; Caroline Wilson; Herald Scotland
IT was built to defend the most northerly outpost of the Roman empire from their most feared enemy, the Caledonians.
Vast marine sanctuary created to protect wildlife around remote Atlantic islands; Emily Beament; Belfast Telegraph
The waters around a remote UK Overseas Territory in the Atlantic Ocean are to become one of the world’s largest marine sanctuaries to protect wildlife.
Magnificent Liverpool buildings boasting outstanding architecture are up there with the best in the world.. Why not take them in on a walking tour?
A weekend on Hadrian’s Wall…
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Edinburgh: ministers reject plans to convert neoclassical building into hotel; Severin Carrell; Guardian
Blenheim Palace, a monumental country house in Oxfordshire, is using artificial intelligence to predict visitor numbers to help manage the capacity and flow of guests. The UNESCO World Heritage Site welcomes approximately a million visitors annually.
The prettiest streets in Edinburgh are closed to motorized traffic. Is a pedestrian future afoot here and in other UNESCO sites?
This area of Dorset is packed with fun activities to enjoy and beautiful sights to see
LONELY Planet has named the top 500 travel destinations to visit in their 2020 Ultimate Travel List. The UK has the most entries on the list with a whopping 34 across Wales, England, Scotland and Ireland.
Discover beautiful towns across Scotland, showcasing key moments throughout the country’s history. Including the infamous Arbroath, Braemar, and more!
Green-fingered locals say Blenheim Estates plan to concrete over part of their patch in Cassington, Oxfordshire would destroy the ‘green beating heart’ of their 750-strong community.
The Jurassic Coast is England’s only natural UNESCO World Heritage Site…