Famous British landmarks: Survey reveals half of Britons can’t identify UK’s top monuments | Travel News | Travel

Famous British landmarks should be easy to recognise – after all they draw international tourists from all over the world – but a new study has shown that many Britons fail to identity even the most iconic buildings. A survey of 2,000 people in the UK was conducted by antique fireplace dealers Westland London to find out exactly how much they know about Britain’s famous monuments and landmarks.  The well-known sights included The Angel of the North, Westminster Abbey and Blackpool Tower. A surprising 55.5 per cent couldn’t identify famous national…

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Secrets of Stonehenge: Properties around one of the world’s most mysterious monuments | Property | Life & Style

NC The Coach House has a rugged attraction while the rooms are finished with a contemporary touch Sitting in the inevitable A303 traffic jam playing I-Spy is one of life’s major frustrations. So it’s no wonder that locals are excited by the continued push for an A303 traffic solution. It was back in December 2014 that the Government announced it would invest in a tunnel to replace the A303 and there are more public consultations this month to discuss plans for a 1.9-mile tunnel passing Stonehenge, a free-flowing dual carriageway…

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