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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UK

The United Kingdom is home to 25 sites, 17 in England, 4 in Scotland, 3 in Wales and 1 in Northern Ireland.
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Skara Brae

Skara Brae in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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Westminster Abbey's architectural treasures – in pictures

Westminster Abbey's architectural treasures: a photo gallery from the Guardian. Photos by David Levene

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The Roman Baths

The Roman Baths complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath. The house is a well-preserved Roman site for public bathing. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level.

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Jurassic Coast

The fascinating rock formations and fossils of the Jurassic Coast chart 185 million years of the Earth's history. Enjoy the coastal walks and cliff-top views of a natural World Heritage Site, and soak up some sea air at the same time. (Photo by DorsetScouser via Flickr)

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Beaumaris Castle

According to UNESCO “the castles and fortified towns of Gwynedd are the finest examples of late 13th century and early 14th century military architecture in Europe”. This is one of the four castles - Beaumaris Castle Anglesey (Photo by PhilnCaz, via Flickr)

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Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral in Kent, England.

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Conwy Castle

According to UNESCO “the castles and fortified towns of Gwynedd are the finest examples of late 13th century and early 14th century military architecture in Europe”. This is one of the four castles - Conwy Castle (photo by alan tunnicliffe, via Flickr)

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Fountains Abbey

Tucked away in a scenic river valley just outside Ripon, Fountain's Abbey is a World Heritage Site and a picture of medieval grandeur. Fountains Abbey by Alan Stenson, via Flickr

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Edinburgh

Scotland's capital is one of Britain's most exciting tourist destinations with a unique cityscape, varied cultural attractions and thriving arts, eating and entertainment scenes.

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Caernarfon Castle

According to UNESCO “the castles and fortified towns of Gwynedd are the finest examples of late 13th century and early 14th century military architecture in Europe”. This is one of the four castles - Caernarfon Castle

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Caernarfon Castle

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