English Landmarks - 55 Famous Landmarks in England Story

By Nawaal R. Khan

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Introduction

English Landmarks - 55 Famous Landmarks in England Story

Ah, England, the land of tea and crumpets. It is a country that is most...

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Landmark 1

Lake Windermere, Cumbria

In Northwest England lies a beautiful natural escape called Lake District National Park. It is...

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Landmark 2

Hadrian's Wall, Brampton

A famous landmark in England, Hadrian's Wall, has been standing tall since AD 122. It...

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Landmark 3

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Next to Durham Castle is an awe-inspiring Romanesque cathedral. Durham Cathedral sits on a rocky...

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Landmark 4

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

If you're into WWII history, this famous landmark of England is for you. The Coventry...

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Landmark 5

Tyne Bridge, Newcastle and Gateshead

When you visit the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle, you may be thinking you've seen it...

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Landmark 6

Angel of the North, Gateshead

On the outskirts of Gateshead, looking over the A1 road on the mound of an...

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Landmark 7

Central Library, Manchester

One of the newer landmarks on this list, the Central Library in Machester, was constructed...

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Landmark 8

St Peter's Square, Manchester

One of the most famous places in England, let alone Manchester, St Peter's Square is...

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Landmark 9

Tower of London, London

Located on the north bank of the Thames, the Tower of London is one of...

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Landmark 10

Buckingham Palace, London

Have you really been to England if you haven't stopped by Buckingham Palace - one...

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Landmark 11

London Eye, London

One of the most famous landmarks in England, the symbol of London, the London Eye...

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Landmark 12

Trafalgar Square, London

Located just down The Mall Road from Buckingham Palace in Westminster, Trafalgar Square is another...

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Landmark 13

Tower Bridge, London

One of the most iconic landmarks of England, the Tower Bridge, was built in the...

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Landmark 14

Big Ben, London

A famous monument in England, Big Ben, is one of the most visited and known...

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Landmark 15

St Paul's Cathedral, London

Sitting on the highest point of the city of London, on Ludgate Hill, is the...

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Landmark 16

Hyde Park, London

One of the most beautiful things about the Greater London area is the grand Hyde...

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Landmark 17

Palace of Westminster, London

The Palace of Westminster is the political epicentre of England and has been in existence...

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Landmark 18

British Museum, London

The British Museum is the world's oldest national public museum. It was founded in 1753,...

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Landmark 19

Tate Modern, London

What was once a Bankside Power Station in the 1950s has now been transformed into...

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Landmark 20

Natural History Museum, London

England did not have its own Natural History Museum until the 1850s. The architecture of...

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Landmark 21

Kensington Palace, London

At the edge of Hyde Park lies the historic Kensington Palace. It has been a...

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Landmark 22

Westminster Abbey, London

Westminster Abbey is the resting place for several monarchs, such as past Kings and Queens....

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Landmark 23

The National Gallery, London

Located in Trafalgar Square in Central London, The National Gallery of England is one of...

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Landmark 24

Hampton Court Palace, Greater London

On the banks of the Thames in West London, Henry VIII's extravagant pleasure palace sits...

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Landmark 25

Brighton Palace Pier, Brighton

Brighton is known for its beautiful seaside covered in small pebbles and stones instead of...

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Landmark 26

Roman Baths, Bath

The city of Bath is named after the Roman Baths that were constructed here in...

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Landmark 27

Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury

One of the most popular landmarks of England, especially in the summertime, Glastonbury Tor can...

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Landmark 28

Cheddar Gorge, Cheddar

Cheddar Gorge is a great place to go if you're looking for some natural beauty...

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Landmark 29

Warwick Castle, Warwick

A place where you can enjoy a range of fun medieval-themed activities and stay in...

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Landmark 30

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon

For all the drama and theatre buffs out there, this is one of the best...

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Landmark 31

Stonehenge, Salisbury

Almost synonymous with the mere mention of England, Stonehenge is one of the most famous...

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Landmark 32

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury

Salisbury Cathedral is known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and has...

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Landmark 33

The Guardian, Birmingham

If you're visiting the Midlands in England, your journey will no doubt take you through...

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Landmark 34

Jurassic Coast, Dorset

One of the most famous natural landmarks in England, the beautiful 153-km-long Jurrasic Coast on...

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Landmark 35

Cerne Abbas Giant, Cerne Abbas

In the village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset, you can find an ancient outline of...

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Landmark 36

St Michael's Mount, Marazion

Off the west coast of Cornwall, a very popular UK holiday destination, sits a medieval...

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Landmark 37

Eden Project, Bodelva

If you are looking for something that takes you closer to nature but combines it...

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Landmark 38

Radcliffe Camera, Oxford

The Bodleian Library is a well-known historic library situated in the heart of Oxford. The...

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Landmark 39

Blackpool Tower, Blackpool

Designed by Victorian architect Frank Matcham, Blackpool Tower has stood on Lancashire's popular seafront since...

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Landmark 40

Chatsworth House, Bakewell

This stunning seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire is one of the most...

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Landmark 41

Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

At the start of the new millennium, a 171-metre-tall tower on Portsmouth's historic harbour was...

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Landmark 42

Humber Bridge, Kingston-upon-Hull and Barton-upon-Humber

Thirty-six years ago, on June 24, 1981, the longest suspension bridge opened up in England....

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Landmark 43

Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

If you've ever heard of Robin Hood, you will know the Sherwood Forest very well....

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Landmark 44

Windsor Castle, Windsor

Another one of the famous landmarks of England that were built by William the Conqueror,...

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Landmark 45

Iron Bridge, Ironbridge

If you've ever wanted to know where the world's first iron bridge opened up, Shropshire...

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Landmark 46

Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool

If you're looking to find one of the largest collections of Grade-I listed buildings in...

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Landmark 47

York Minster, York

York is one of the most popular cities in England that attracts people from all...

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Landmark 48

Holy Island, Northumberland

One of the earliest centres of English Christianity, this small island off the Northumbrian coast...

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Landmark 49

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

If you're a fan of history, you will love the Blenheim Palace. Built between 1705...

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Landmark 50

White Cliffs of Dover, Dover

One of England's most distinctive natural features, the Cliffs of Dover, are a must-see if...

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Landmark 51

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, Nantwich

Hack Green is the name of a secret nuclear bunker that had stayed hidden for...

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Landmark 52

Yoesden Nature Reserve, High Wycombe

The Yoesden Nature Reserve has been the same since medieval times, and the grasslands here...

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Landmark 53

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln

The gothic Lincoln Cathedral is a sight to behold. It was commissioned by William the...

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Landmark 54

Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury

One of England's greatest Neolithic landmarks, the Stone Circle, is another strange arrangement that has...

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Landmark 55

Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester

The stunning Gloucester Cathedral is one of the most famous landmarks in England. It was...

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Conclusion

Conclusion

From the variety of cathedrals and castles to the stunning natural landscapes, England has something...

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