The Painted Hall

Take a trip to the Greenwich World Heritage Site. City Adventurers went there last year to visit the magnificent Painted Hall. Known as ‘Britain’s Sistine Chapel’, it has been called one of London’s hidden gems……however it has also been featured in a number of iconic films and TV productions, so once you know that, it … More The Painted Hall

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Having checked the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites attributed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, we found we had visited a number of them. Visited Some were easy to visit as they are in the London area and we are London based. Tower of London Palace of Westminster and Westminster … More UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jodrell Bank becomes the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site

On Sunday 7th July 2019 Jodrell Bank Observatory was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status in recognition of its internationally significant heritage, science and cultural impact. The observatory is home to the Lovell Telescope,  the world’s third largest steerable radio telescope, as well as a number of radio telescopes. Owned by the University of Manchester, the observatory is part of … More Jodrell Bank becomes the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site