Britain’s best World Heritage sites

stonehenge, UNESCO
Stonehenge is a UNESCO world heritage site, and a prehistoric ring of huge standing stones within an earthworks, on the plains in Wiltshire. Credit: VisitBritain/Andrew Pickett

To celebrate World Heritage Day, we take a look at a few of Britain’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from ancient monuments to stunning cathedrals and palaces.

Stonehenge

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Stonehenge on the plains in Wiltshire. Credit: VisitBritain/Andrew Pickett

Click here for five fantastic facts about the UNESCO site.

Durham Cathedral

Durham Castle and Cathedral. Credit: Durham Castle and Cathedral, Unesco World Heritage Site, Durham City, Summer skyline VisitEngland/Visit County Durham
Durham Castle and Cathedral. Credit: Durham Castle and Cathedral, Unesco World Heritage Site, Durham City, Summer skyline. Credit: VisitEngland/Visit County Durham

We take a look at Durham Cathedral’s illustrious history here.

Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrians Wall, Housesteads, Roman Fort, Roman Legacy
View along Hadrians Wall towards Housesteads Roman Fort. Credit: VisitBritain/Alex Nail

The Roman’s left a lasting legacy on Britain, we explore their impact here.

Bath

Roman Baths, Bath, heritage
The Roman Baths in Bath, Somerset. Credit: VisitBritain/Simon Winnall

Take a video tour of the beautiful UNESCO site of Bath here.

Giant’s Causeway

View across part of the Giant's Causeway, Antrim. Credit: National Trust Images/Joe Cornish
View across part of the Giant’s Causeway, Antrim. Credit: National Trust Images/Joe Cornish

One of the true wonders of the natural world, we explore Northern Ireland’s Giant Causeway here.

Tower of London

The Tower of London
View of the Tower of London from across the river, from the South Bank river walk. Credit: VisitBritain/Historic Royal Palaces

Britain’s most famous medieval castle, we explore the Tower of London’s history and the critical moments that have taken place within its wall. 

Blenheim Palace

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We take a peek into the private lives of the Duke of Marlborough and his family and guests on a behind-the-scenes tour at Blenheim Palace here.

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