Tag: world heritage site

Cornwall's dramatic coastal scenery

Cornwall and ‘Poldark Country’

Cornwall’s popularity as one of Britain’s favourite holiday destinations received a boost after starring in the TV drama Poldark this year. Tourists have been flocking to the area after watching the hit TV show in which romantic hero Aidan Turner captured the heart of the nation. Could it have been down to […]

Stonehenge

Stonehenge: Ancient stones and selfie sticks

‘Selfie sticks’ are the must-have gadget this summer at Stonehenge, one of Britain’s most popular World Heritage sites. Once upon a time the coach parties flooded into Stonehenge to marvel at the ancient stones and archaeology. Today the craze for capturing yourself on camera seems to have overtaken old-fashioned sightseeing […]

Las Medulas

Las Medulas: What did the Romans do for us?

What did the Romans ever do for us? OK, there were the aqueducts, the road building and the fabulous feats of engineering… plus sanitation, public baths and medicine, as the famous Monty Python sketch reminds us! There were also great buildings and monuments like the Pantheon in Italy and Hadrian’s Wall in England plus pioneering […]

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