The 42-foot chamber has been sealed off for 40,000 years. Researchers have already found bones and scratch marks inside.
‘Absolutely boring’ – TripAdvisor reviewers have their say over popular beauty spot; Isabelle Bates; Birmingham Mail
The Ironbridge Gorge has been hailed by a leading consumer organisation and its readers as one of the best destinations in the UK.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites: All 33 of the UK’s listed areas – how many have you visited?; Miranda Slade; Daily Express
UNESCO has declared 33 locations in the UK to be World Heritage Sites for their cultural and natural significance. But which landmarks have made the list?
Appreciating the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales
On 28 July, UNESCO added the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales to its list of World Heritage sites, which currently number 1,154. Chris Catling reports on the reasons for this inscription and marvels at the human ingenuity that has left us with a remarkable landscape combining natural and man-made features – fully worthy of being included in the top tier of all heritage sites in the world.
When Chris Catling opens his computer to start work each day, he is presented with a screensaver photograph courtesy of Microsoft depicting some dramatically scenic and distant part of the world – often in the USA or South America.
The Times Lake District expert reveals everything you need to know, from what to see to where to stay…
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A Welsh community divided, fighting and slavery: The dark past of Wales’ newest Unesco heritage site; Sian Burkitt; Wales Online
From its links to the slave trade to the longest industrial action in British history, the slate industry of Gwynedd has a history of conflict…
21 suggestions for how to fill your time while on holiday in the Orkney Islands, from chambered tombs to sea kayaking trips.
Council planning for future after slate landscape earns World Heritage Site status; Matthew Chandler; North Wales Chronicle
Gwynedd Council and its partners are planning how to ensure the best benefit for communities and businesses in the county following the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales earning its new status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
From Europe’s great spa towns to the nearly 100-year-old Trans-Iranian Railway, these are the 33 new sites UNESCO added to its World Heritage List in 2021.
The slate landscape of north west Wales has become the UK’s newest Unesco World Heritage Site following a 15-year long bid.
Gwynedd slate region granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status; Scott Clarke; Denbighshire Free Press
The SLATE landscape of Gwynedd has become the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Wales’ slate landscape is said to have “roofed the 19th Century world” – but it doesn’t stop there.
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
After 12 years of unfettered waterfront development, Liverpool has had its UNESCO World Heritage Site status revoked by the UN…
World Heritage Committee deletes Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City from UNESCO’s World Heritage List; Unesco
From Netflix hits Bridgerton and The Crown to countless movie blockbusters, discover what makes Greenwich one of London’s top filming locations…