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10 great British city breaks for both culture and outdoor

May 22, 2021A 15-minute stroll, through the market and past the Catholic cathedral, brings you to the Victorian Plantation Garden (2 adult, under-16s free) in an old chalk quarry, which is running Sunday

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Discovery

Jul 15, 2021The official archive of the UK government. Our vision is to lead and transform information management, guarantee the survival of today's information for tomorrow and bring history to life for everyone.

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Local Attractions

Nesscliffe Hill Kynaston's Cave. Nesscliffe hill is a sandstone escarpment is now a country park with various footpaths through the woods. To the north of the hill the ramparts of an old hill fort are present. An old sandstone quarry face forms a spectacular cliff, popular for rock climbing.

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David Berlanda

Aug 29, 2021David Berlanda Profile. David Berlanda. I was born in 1990 in Brno, in Czechoslovakia, today s Czech Republic. My father is Italian and my mother Czech; we lived just for 3 years in Brno before moving to Italy, to Ala, in Trento Province. Despite of this, I conserved my double citizenship and I

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UK beauty spots bucket list

Cheddar Cave, Somerset, England. Adrian Jessup / Alamy Stock Photo. The completely natural, limestone Cheddar Gorge not only has drops of 450ft (137m) but is home to the cave where Britain's oldest skeleton was found. Explore the caves and stare in awe at the breathtaking stalagmites and stalactites. The Isles of Scilly

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Cave and mining attractions

You access the caverns using Britain's steepest cable railway to levels of 500ft underground. The Quarry Explorer is an off road adventure that will take you right into the heart of Llechwedd's man-made mountains (made by blasting the tops off the hundred-year-old caverns) in a military 4x4 truck.

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History of the East Mendip quarries

Fairy Cave Quarry. Still further west was Fairy Cave Quarry which apparently began just after World War I. However, until about 1948, neither the operating company Mendip Stone and Concrete Co. Ltd., nor did the quarry appear in official lists, presumably as it was too small to register (i.e. less than 20 ft deep).

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50 magical Cornwall places and hidden gems

Jul 22, 2021When the quarry expanded after his death in 1776, aged 73, the cave was moved to a safer location, complete with some of the original stone slabs with his mathematical carvings. The 12th century

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Proceedings

Proceedings have been published since 1929: the following list the contents of each volume, starting with the most recent. A full series of volumes is held at Berkeley House. Proceedings 74: 2016 Sandy Gerrard Archaeology and Bracken: the Teigncombe Prehistoric Roundhouse Excavation 1999-2005 Henrietta Quinnell and Alex Farnell Prehistoric Sites in the Digby Area Continue reading Proceedings

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Current Archaeology

Britain's favourite archaeology magazine. PLEASE NOTE THE 2020 EXCAVATION SEASON HAS BEEN CANCELLED The Shropshire border between England and Wales is filled with impressive historic monuments, from spectactular castles and hillforts, Roman towns and ancient archaeological sites.

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Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland is the lead public body established to investigate, care for and promote Scotland's historic environment. Visit the website today and explore 5,000 years of history.

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Cathedral Caverns / The strange and beautiful Cathedral Cavern. Off Little Langdale in the Lake District. Part of the Cathedral Quarry network of disused green slate mines. I like the way it takes on new forms, almost looking like a tree of stone or rib cages.

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Places to Visit in the Lake District

Places to Visit in the Lake District. The most popular area to visit in the Lake District is the area around Windermere. This is also known as the South Lakes and is slightly more accessible from the south of England. The area around Keswick and Derwentwater, or North Lakes, is an extremely close second in popularity.

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City of Culture is the one sure way to level up Britain

Aug 21, 2021City of Culture is the one sure way to level up Britain, says PATRICK O'FLYNN THE RACE to become Britain's next city of culture is already getting underway, even though the year-long event will

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Salisbury Cathedral: Ken Follett's Pillars Of The Earth

Nov 28, 2010Kingsbridge may be a fictional town in Ken Follett's novel, but its inspiration comes from some of Britain's most beautiful cathedral towns. The author takes us on a tour of England's Pillars Of

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10 Mines That Aren't Just Holes in the Ground

The path to the cathedral has 14 small chapels leading off it that represent the Stations of the Cross. Miners first carved a sanctuary within the mountain, and in 1954 the first cathedral was created. However, the mine was still active, which caused concerns over the structural safety of the cathedral, and it was closed in 1990.

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Doncaster Geodiversity Assessment

Jun 28, 2007Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the latter as an agency service for the government of Northern Ireland), and of the project and to Tony Gibbs of the Derbyshire Caving Association for information on the cave systems. Also thankyou to the workshop attendees Cllr Yvonne Woodcock, Melissa Massarella, Donna 3.3 Geology and Landscape

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape (2006) Derwent Valley Mills (2001) Durham Castle and Cathedral (1986) Frontiers of the Roman Empire (1987,2005,2008) Gorham's Cave

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Lake District walking holiday

Via Cathedral Quarry: 16km/10miles, 6.5hrs; 605m ascent/585m descent The longer of the two routes leads directly from the inn. The bulk of the ascent is accomplished in the first 3km, rewarding you with a quiet and stunning traverse across the mountainside via a hanging valley, with a view that encompasses the rest of the route – you can even

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Britain's Islands Quiz

Sep 15, 2021People may think that Britain is just one island, but in fact it is a country of many islands, which are diverse in character, language and landscape. Summer isles of Eden lying in dark-purple spheres of sea Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Locksley Hall Average score for this quiz is 12 / 20. Difficulty: Average. Played 1,821 times. As of Sep 15 21.

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Fingal's Cave

Known as Fingal's Cave, it bears a history and geology unlike any other cave in the world. At 72 feet tall and 270 feet deep, what makes this sea cave so visually astoundingly is the hexagonal

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10 extraordinary sacred sites around Britain

Dec 28, 20131. Goat's Hole Cave, Paviland, Gower Peninsula. In a sea cave near the base of a cliff on the Gower Peninsula, known locally as Yellow Top (on account of the lichen that grows on its face) a 19th

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Locations Overview

Sep 06, 2017The main story of Dragon's Domga takes place in the province of Gransys, located within the context of a larger world, including a populated mainland. Gransys itself is a lush fantasy landscape with varied topography, including forests, mountains and canyons, rivers and beaches. At night, the land's more dangerous inhabitants roam the country.

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Incredible drone images by Gabor Nagy of some of Europe's

Jun 14, 2021The images have been taken by photographer Gabor Nagy from Budapest in some of Europe's most remote locations in countries such as Iceland, Italy, Austria and Norway.

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Europe: Bucket List EuropeUpClose

UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Bucket List Challenge. Most people have heard and even visited a few UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which can be found in almost all countries in the world.These are sights of cultural or environmental significance (or both) that we need to protect for future generations.

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Top 10 Harry Potter film locations around Britain

Oct 25, 2016Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry was realised on film through a bewildering number of locations throughout the UK. One of the most spectacular is Durham Cathedral, one of the UK's finest Norman buildings.Durham's elegant cloisters became the snow-covered quadrangle, where Harry sets the owl flying in the first film and is also the scene of Ron's slug vomiting in the Chamber of

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OS Maps: online mapping and walking, running and cycling

Discover maps for all of GB, discover local walking, running and cycling routes or create and share your own. Use it for free now.

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Geology Field Trips – Brecon Beacons Tours

Geology Field Trips in Wales and the Marches We offer geology Field Trips in Wales and the Marches. Field trips can be done by small groups (2 - 7) using my vehicle as a form of 'Sightseeing Tour' . They can also be done by a larger group like a U3A or University using shared

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites In The United Kingdom Of Great

Apr 25, 2017Stonehenge. Inducted in 1986 as a cultural site, Stonehenge is one of the most recognizable UNESCO monuments in the United Kingdom. A visit to these prehistoric ruins, located in Wiltshire, England, may seem as if one is taking a walk backwards in time. Built sometime between 3000 and 2000 BC, this site is a ring of standing stones set into the

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Hominin sites in Europe and nearby regions

Švdův Stůl Cave is located in the southern part of the Moravian Karst Protected Landscape Area (PLA) in the Řčka Valley near the Ochoz Cave and the Pekrna Cave, 49 14′ 43.3″ N, 16 44′ 52″ E, approximately 10 km from the city of Brno. It is a short 'through cave' in a rock block (hence the name Swede's Table).

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COMPANY CHECK LTD overview

for COMPANY CHECK LTD (04905417) Registered office address. Caspian Point One, Pierhead Street, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 4DQ. Company status. Active. Company type. Private limited Company. Incorporated on. 19

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Lake District on Instagram: "Cathedral Cave by

2019-apr-22 - 6,903 Likes, 208 Comments - Lake District (lakedistrict) on Instagram: "Cathedral Cave by callumslade // Love this epic view! The Cathedral quarries are a small network"

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