Visit Heritage Blog (April 2023) - Visit Heritage

  • UK’s 50 Most Beautiful Places Revealed
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    UK’s 50 Most Beautiful Places Revealed

    Big 7 Travel has revealed the results of their most recent survey which lists the 50th most beautiful places across the UK. The top spot was awarded to the Isle of Skye in Scotland, with Snowdownia National Park coming in second and then the Lake District in third.

  • Famous heirs and spares throughout history

    Famous heirs and spares throughout history

    As we creep ever closer to the coronation, let’s take a look at the other unlikely monarchs across history. Charles III after all only came to his position because his uncle abdicated, but what other monarchs were supposed to be spares and ended up heirs?

  • Seven UK sites get backing for UNESCCO World Heritage status
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    Seven UK sites get backing for UNESCO World Heritage status

    The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published its regular list of sites to be included in the list of UNESCO World Heitage sites. Seven new sites in the UK have received government backing to win World Heritage status and if successful, they will join the other 33 sites across Great Britain.

  • Facts about Titanic

    Facts about Titanic

    At 11.40pm on 14th April 1912, the unsinkable passenger ship the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in just three hours, killing 1,503 passengers. While you’ve likely seen the film starring Leonardo Di Caprio and Kate Winslet, how much do you know about the actual voyage?

  • Tower of London
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    Heritage attractions continue to be popular

    According to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, visitor numbers to the UK’s most popular attractions have increased and many attractions include heritage buildings.

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