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The UK's best national park campsites

Camping in a national parks means a more tranquil stay without the hordes of day-trippers. Dixe Wills picks 15 stunningly located sites, one for each park

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from Migrating Miss

Jarlshof - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen

Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as " one of the most remarkable archeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles ".

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Glastonbury Tor in Somerset, England. Glastonbury Tor is known as being one of the most spiritual sites in the country. Its pagan beliefs are still very much celebrated. It’s a beautiful place to walk, unwind and relax. Distance from Shaftesbury to Glastonbury Tor is 30 miles

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from the Guardian

100 Great British walks – interactive map

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St Nectan's Glen, Tintagel, Cornwall. One of Cornwall’s most sacred sites. St.Nectan’s waterfall is in a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), it has been described as amongst the ten most important spiritual sites in the country.A place of outstanding natural beauty. The magic and tranquility of St Nectan’s Kieve are unique. The Kieve is a potent symbol of Mother Earth.

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The medieval Conwy Castle ( English Conway Castle) built 1283 and 1289 for Edward 1st, one of the finest medieval examples of military architecture in Europe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Conwy, Wales

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from The Quirky Traveller Blog

Celebrating India's Independence Day - photo essay

To celebrate World Heritage Day, we're celebrating some of the worlds top monuments and sites of cultural and architectural significance. The Taj Mahal, India is up there with the best. Have you visited it yet?

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Conwy Castle, Wales, is one of the most prominent fortresses built by Edward I in the 13th century. It is one of the key castles of the king's "iron ring" of fortresses constructed in Wales. The stronghold was quite an expensive undertaking - it is estimated that Edward spent £15,000 (£162 million in 2009) on the construction, which makes it the most costly castle in the Welsh history. Today Conwy is declared a World Heritage Site.

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from Migrating Miss

Jarlshof - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen

Jarlshof, Scotland - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen. Are you going to add this to your bucket list?

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