The 5,000-year-old Neolithic carvings of concentric circles, interlocking rings and hollowed cups were uncovered as part of a four-year English Heritage-funded initiative, in partnership with Northumberland and Durham County Councils
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe is the only castle in Scotland to be listed by the World Monuments Fund. This once impregnable medieval / renaissance stronghold is now the most spectacular ruin in the North of Scotland and is the subject of a preservation programme The Castle will be open to the public from the beginning of May to the end of September 2010.
On May 30, 2011, Wentworth Castle conservatory in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England, was awarded a £2.4 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for much needed repairs. Looks like it should be completed by summer 2013.