List of World Heritage Sites of the United Kingdom
The World Heritage Sites of the United Kingdom: cultural sites marked red, natural sites marked green, mixed site (St Kilda) marked blue. Names are abridged to fit on the map. Gre...
List of World Heritage Sites of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Stonehenge: Bones Of 14 Elite Women Reveals Gender Equality 5,000 Years Ago
Ancient remains of Stone Age humans, first excavated at Stonehenge in 2008, have revealed a surprising gender equality at the UK World Heritage Site. From an initial discovery of cremated remains of a...
Stonehenge May Have Been First Erected In Wales, Evidence Suggests
Evidence that bluestones were quarried in Wales 500 years before they were put up in Wiltshire prompts theory that Stonehenge is ‘second-hand monument’. Evidence of quarrying for Stonehenge’s blueston...
The Final Confederate Surrender, 150 Years Ago
When the Confederate warship CSS Shenandoah finally surrendered 150 years ago today, the Civil War ended in a most unlikely place—Liverpool, England. “Sail ho!” bellowed CSS Shenandoah’s lookout as he...
The man who bought Stonehenge - and then gave it away
Today Stonehenge is England's most important monument, but 100 years ago it was up for sale. The man who bought it helped seal its fate. Standing on Salisbury Plain, its stones visible from afar, Ston...
Stonehenge researchers 'may have found largest Neolithic site'
Huge stones found buried near Stonehenge were part of a ritual site built on an "extraordinary scale" and unique in the world, researchers say.
Why Stonehenge might have been prehistoric centre for rock music: Stones sound like bells, drums, and gongs when played
According to experts from London's Royal College of Art, some of the stones sound like bells, drums, and gongs when they are played.
Conwy Castle, Wales
Words cannot do justice to Conwy Castle. The best, simple description is found in the guidebook published by CADW, the Welsh Historic Trust, which states: "Conwy is by any standards one of the great f...
What to Do Liverpool
Our tips on what to do in Liverpool include visitng the International Slavery Museum, Albert Dock & the Beatles Story.
Blenheim Palace - History
A segment of David Dimbleby How We Built Britain about the Blenheim Palace.
Blenheim Palace - Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill
Welcome to the Blenheim Palace Video Archive. Please enjoy this short Blenheim Palace Video which captures images and scenes from the Palace in Woodstock Oxf...
Greenwich
The ensemble of buildings at Greenwich, an outlying district of London, and the park in which they are set, symbolize English artistic and scientific endeavo...
Liverpool
Many people visit Liverpool just to remember to John, Paul, George and Ringo, but Liverpool is a surprisingly enjoyable city. It's an interesting stop both f...
Stonehenge: Bones Of 14 Elite Women Reveals Gender Equality 5,000 Years Ago
Ancient remains of Stone Age humans, first excavated at Stonehenge in 2008, have revealed a surprising gender equality at the UK World Heritage Site. From an initial discovery of cremated remains of a...
Durham Cathedral
The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, usually known as Durham Cathedral and home of the Shrine of St Cuthbert, is a cathedral in the city of Durham, E...
Durham Cathedral - Wikipedia
Luxulyan Valley
The Luxulyan Valley (Cornish: Glynn Gwernan, meaning alder tree valley) is the steep sided and thickly wooded valley of the River Par, situated in the south east of Cornwall, England, UK. It conta...
Luxulyan Valley - Wikipedia
Giant's Causeway
The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is also known as Clochán an Aifir or Clochán na bhFomhórach in Irish and tha...
Giant's Causeway - Wikipedia
The Final Confederate Surrender, 150 Years Ago
When the Confederate warship CSS Shenandoah finally surrendered 150 years ago today, the Civil War ended in a most unlikely place—Liverpool, England. “Sail ho!” bellowed CSS Shenandoah’s lookout as he...
Segontium
Segontium (Old Welsh: Cair Seoint) is a Roman fort located on the outskirts of Caernarfon in Gwynedd, North Wales. The fort, which survived until the end of the Roman occupation of Britain, was ga...
Segontium - Wikipedia
Climate of south-west England
The climate of south-west England is classed as oceanic (Cfb) according to the Köppen climate classification. The oceanic climate is typified by cool winters with warmer summers and precipitation all ...
Climate of south-west England - Wikipedia
Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City
The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site in Liverpool, England. It comprises six locations in the city centre of Liverpool including the Pier Head, Albert Dock...
Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City - Wikipedia
Conwy Castle, Wales
Words cannot do justice to Conwy Castle. The best, simple description is found in the guidebook published by CADW, the Welsh Historic Trust, which states: "Conwy is by any standards one of the great f...
Jewel House
0°4′34″W / 51.50806°N 0.07611°W / 51.50806; -0.07611The Jewel House in the Tower of London is both a building and an institution. Until 1782 it was the Department of the Jewel...
Jewel House - Wikipedia
Maeshowe
Maeshowe (or Maes Howe; Norse: Orkhaugr) is a Neolithic chambered cairn and passage grave situated on Mainland, Orkney, Scotland. It was probably built around 2800 BCE. It gives its name to the Maesho...
Maeshowe - Wikipedia
St Kilda, Scotland
8°35′W / 57.817°N 8.583°W / 57.817; -8.583St Kilda (Scottish Gaelic: Hiort) is an isolated archipelago 64 kilometres (40 mi) west-northwest of North Uist in the North...
St Kilda, Scotland - Wikipedia
Aquae Sulis
Aquae Sulis was a small town in the Roman province of Britannia. Today it is the English city of Bath, Somerset.
The Romans probably began building a formal temple complex at Aquae Sulis in the AD...
Aquae Sulis - Wikipedia