In pictures: Britain’s best UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    Blenheim Palace
    Blenheim Palace. Credit: VisitEngland/Blenheim Palace
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    From Stonehenge to the Tower of London, we’ve selected some of our favourite British UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland
    The Giant's Causeway. Credit: ©VisitBritain/Craig Easton
    The Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Ireland Credit: VisitBritain/Craig Easton

    Discover more about the natural wonder of the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland and other British World Heritage sites by clicking here. 

    Stonehenge
    Stonehenge. Credit: English Heritage
    Stonehenge. Credit: English Heritage

    The ancient stone circle on a Salisbury plain offers a glimpse into Britain’s distant past. Click here to read more about this intriguing Neolithic monument.

    Tower of London
    Tower of London. Credit: VisitBritain/Historic Royal Palaces
    Tower of London. Credit: VisitBritain/Historic Royal Palaces

    Read more about the Tower of London and other famous city landmarks here.

    Jurassic Coast
    Ladram Bay, Jurassic Coast
    Ladram Bay, Jurassic Coast

    This 95-mile stretch of coast, one of the most spectacular and unspoilt in Britain, tells the story of 185 million years of the Earth’s history – spanning the age of dinosaurs, giant reptiles and the first frogs and mammals. 

    Blenheim Palace
    Blenheim Palace. Credit: VisitEngland/Blenheim Palace
    Blenheim Palace. Credit: VisitEngland/Blenheim Palace

    Delve into Blenheim Palace’s rich 300-year plus history here.

    Hadrian’s Wall
    Hadrian's Wall. English Heritage/Robert Smith
    Hadrian’s Wall. English Heritage/Robert Smith

    Once the most heavily fortified border in the Roman empire, Hadrian’s Wall consists of a string of forts, milecastles and turrets. Click here to find out more about its fascinating history.

    Roman Baths, Bath
    Roman Baths, Bath
    Roman Baths, Bath

    Click here to explore Bath’s great Georgian crescents, Roman archaeology and beautiful natural scenery, and discover why the entire city was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Durham Cathedral, Durham
    Durham Cathedral. Credit: VisitBritain
    Durham Cathedral. Credit: VisitBritain

    Click here to discover more about the World Heritage site, which UNESCO declared to be “the largest and most perfect monument of ‘Norman’ style architecture in England”.

    For more on Britain’s wondrous World Heritage Sites, see Britain’s World Heritage Sites.

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