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Visit #WorldHeritageDay sites near Haven parks

To celebrate #WorldHeritageDay we thought we’d take a look at some of the incredible World Heritage Sites near Haven parks around the country – and wow are there some treats in store for you!

Jurassic Coast

near Weymouth Bay, Littlesea, Seaview and Rockley Park

We’re lucky to have a number of our parks sitting right on the absolutely stunning Jurassic Coast! Stretching from Dorset to East Devon this wonderful landscape is a must-see if you’re visiting the area. The magnificent Durdle Door arch is one of the most famous sights!

Canterbury Cathedral

near Allhallows

It is the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury which means thousands of people visit every year – whether in a religious capacity or just to enjoy its beautiful architecture and the surrounding city of Canterbury.

City of Bath

near Doniford Bay and Burnham-on-Sea

If you want a place truly full of history then it has to be Bath. Founded by the Romans as a thermal spa, Bath then became an important centre of the wool industry in the Middle Ages before transforming into an elegant town with neoclassical Palladian buildings.

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape

near Riviere Sands and Perran Sands

Cornwall and West Devon were the heartland from which mining technology rapidly spread as it played a massive part in the industrial revolution and this impact continues to be celebrated today. In the early 19th century the region produced two-thirds of the world’s supply of copper.

Have you visited any of these? Do you think any other places in the UK should be given World Heritage status? Let us know in the comment section below!