World Heritage Sites Of Great Britain And Ireland

World Heritage Sites Of Great Britain And Ireland

An Illustrated Guide To All 27 World Heritage Sites

Book - 2009
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There are 27 World Heritage Sites designated by UNESCO in the United Kingdom and Ireland and this authoritative guidebook describes them and their reasons for inclusion on the list. Fully illustrated in color with accompanying maps, this book will help visitors to find the sites and plan their visit. Each site's history and unique features are clearly explained. The World Heritage list for the United Kingdom and Ireland is incredibly varied, containing well-known places such as Stonehenge, Hadrian's Wall, and the cities of Edinburgh and Bath, but also lesser appreciated locations such as Cornwall's industrial landscapes and the locations behind the world's first industrial revolution, such as Ironburg Gorge. The list also inlcludes the glorious natural landscapes of the Jurassic Coast and the Giant's Causeway.
Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Interlink Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9781566567695
Characteristics: 272 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Smith, Geoffrey 1969-


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