Category: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Country diary: The strange tranquillity of an aqueduct; Paul Evans; Guardian

Pontcysyllte, Wrecsam: It is a dreamlike experience to watch a narrowboat float in that impossible space between the treetops…

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Kew Gardens in London in 2022, what to see and tickets; Laurambir; Londra News

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Visit Kew Gardens, also known as Kew Gardens, the famous garden of London, you no longer need to book a ticket online with a time slot, but you will save money if you do. The Kew Gardens, a 132-hectare world heritage site on the banks of the Thames in South West London, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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How to spend a weekend in the Derwent Valley Mills, Derbyshire; National Geographic

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Discover the UNESCO World Heritage site along Derbyshire’s Derwent Valley. The Industrial Revolution was born in these factories, some of which have now been converted into museums, restaurants and cafes. Here’s how a perfect weekend might unfold.

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How the archaeology of Orkney and Easter Island both face climate change threat; Kieran Biettie; Press & Journal

What do the giant statues of Easter Island and the Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae in Orkney have in common? Apart from both being UNESCO World Heritage Sites, these coastal areas of vast archaeological importance are both directly threatened by climate change.

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‘Over-tourism’ warning as 6,000 jobs could be created on back of slate quarries’ UNESCO designation; Nation Cymru

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Language campaigners have warned of the dangers of “over-tourism” as it has been revealed that 6,000 jobs could be created on the back of the north-west’ slate quarries’ UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. The slate landscape area was awarded the coveted World Heritage status by UNESCO in July, and one of those behind the bid has said that it could create 6,000 jobs in the next decade.

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