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The Cotswolds is an area in south-central and southwest England comprising the Cotswold Hills. The area is defined by Jurassic limestone that is quarried for the golden-coloured Cotswold stone. The rural area is noted for its stone-built villages and stately homes. The Cotswolds covers 2,040 km2 with most of the District is in the county of Gloucestershire.
Bath in Somerset is known for and named after its Roman-built baths. Bath is 156 km west of London and 18 km southeast of Bristol. The city became a spa with the Latin name Aquae Sulis (“the waters of Sulis”) c. 60 AD when the Romans built baths and a temple in the valley of the River Avon.
The Lake District
The Lake District is a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains, and its associations with William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin. The Lake District National Park covers 2,362 square kilometres.
The Lake District is located completely within Cumbria. All the land in England higher than 3,000 feet (914 m) above sea level lies within this National Park.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire. The monument is oriented towards the sunrise on the summer solstice.
Robin Hood’s Bay
Robin Hood’s Bay is a small fishing village in the North York Moors National Park. It was the setting for the Bramblewick novels by Leo Walmsley.
The novel Dracula by Bram Stoker, has scenes set in Robin Hood’s Bay.
Jurassic Coast, Dorset and East Devon Coast
The Jurassic Coast on the English Channel coast stretches from Exmouth, East Devon to Studland Bay, Dorset, a distance of 154 km. The site spans 185 million years of geological history covering the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Fossilised remains of various creatures have been preserved in the rocks.
Island of Skye, Scotland
The Isle of Skye is northernmost of the major islands in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Offering some of the most dramatic mountain scenery available anywhere.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England in Northumberland. Holy Island has a history dating back to the 6th century AD and was an important centre of Celtic Christianity.
The Peak District is an area at the southern end of the Pennines. It is split into the Dark Peak, where the geology is gritstone, and the White Peak, a limestone area.
Snowdonia is a region in northwestern Wales and a national park of 2,130 km2 in area. It has the highest peaks in the United Kingdom outside of Scotland.