Tag World Heritage Site

Celebrating 70 Years of National Parks

With 2019 marking the 70th Anniversary of the National Parks in England and Wales, there has never been a better time to encourage you all to go and explore these beautiful and protected areas of the British landscape just as… Continue Reading →

National Tree Week – Celebrating British Trees

This week here in the UK is National Tree Week and it gave me the idea for this post.  Rather than show trees in all their glory in full leaf I have found in my portfolio some images which show trees… Continue Reading →

Slating the World – World Heritage Bid for North Wales Slate Quarries

In 2013 I wrote about an area which I had called  “Forgotten Snowdonia” in the middle of the Snowdonia National Park around the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, a slate quarrying centre.  This was deliberately excluded from the Park when it was set up almost… Continue Reading →

Dorset – From Castle to Coast

Dorset has a varied landscape featuring broad elevated chalk downs, steep limestone ridges and low-lying clay valleys.  Over half the county is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and three-quarters of its coastline is a World Heritage Site… Continue Reading →

Love the Lakes – England’s Largest National Park

The Lake District is a mountainous region in North West England being the largest National Park in England and Wales, and second largest in the British Isles.  Also recently becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  All the land in England… Continue Reading →

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