Stonehenge is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an English Heritage site. It is situated in the county of Wiltshire in England close to the cathedral city of Salisbury. Visiting Stonehenge from London takes approximately 2 1/2 hours so it is an easy day trip from London by train or for a day tour. Visiting Stonehenge […]
(This post about visiting Blenheim Palace was updated in October 2019) Blenheim Palace, located a few miles north of Oxford, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Winston Churchill. This historic stately home is also home to Charles James Spencer-Churchill who is the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family. […]
(This post about visiting Trogir and Sibenik was updated in September 2019) If you are holidaying in Croatia visiting Trogir and/or Sibenik is a very doable option from Split. They are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites (in Šibenik it is the cathedral that is listed) and in my opinion are both well worth visiting if you […]
The Lake District is one of the United Kingdom’s most popular destinations attracting over 24 million annual day visitors.
If you enjoy visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are planning a trip to Australia why not try to include some of the sites that are on the world heritage list for Australia into your itinerary? The answer to the question “How many world heritage sites sites in Australia?” is 19 as of July […]
Why visit UNESCO World Heritage sites? Why visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Following the destruction, or damage to, of so many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in recent years – the Buddhas of Bamiyan and Palmyra come immediately to mind – through wars, natural events such as earthquakes or in the name of progress (demolished for railway […]