English Landmarks - 55 Famous Landmarks in England Story

By Nawaal R. Khan

Introduction

English Landmarks - 55 Famous Landmarks in England Story

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

Landmark 1

Lake Windermere, Cumbria

In Northwest England lies a beautiful natural escape called Lake District National Park. It is home to stunning landscapes, from...

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Hadrian's Wall, Brampton

A famous landmark in England, Hadrian's Wall, has been standing tall since AD 122. It was built by an Emperor...

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Durham Cathedral, Durham

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

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Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

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

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Tyne Bridge, Newcastle and Gateshead

When you visit the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle, you may be thinking you've seen it somewhere before, and you're not...

Landmark 6

Angel of the North, Gateshead

On the outskirts of Gateshead, looking over the A1 road on the mound of an abandoned coal mine, stands a...

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Central Library, Manchester

One of the newer landmarks on this list, the Central Library in Machester, was constructed in the 1930s. The classical...

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St Peter's Square, Manchester

One of the most famous places in England, let alone Manchester, St Peter's Square is home to many buildings that...

Landmark 9

Tower of London, London

Located on the north bank of the Thames, the Tower of London is one of the well-known historical places in...

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Buckingham Palace, London

Have you really been to England if you haven't stopped by Buckingham Palace - one of London's most famous landmarks?...

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London Eye, London

One of the most famous landmarks in England, the symbol of London, the London Eye is a top-rated tourist attraction....

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Trafalgar Square, London

Located just down The Mall Road from Buckingham Palace in Westminster, Trafalgar Square is another famous British landmark. In the...

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Tower Bridge, London

One of the most iconic landmarks of England, the Tower Bridge, was built in the late 1800s. It is open...

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Big Ben, London

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

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St Paul's Cathedral, London

Sitting on the highest point of the city of London, on Ludgate Hill, is the city's main Cathedral. St Paul's...

Landmark 16

Hyde Park, London

One of the most beautiful things about the Greater London area is the grand Hyde Park that sits in the...

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Palace of Westminster, London

The Palace of Westminster is the political epicentre of England and has been in existence since the 11th century. The...

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British Museum, London

The British Museum is the world's oldest national public museum. It was founded in 1753, and a mere six years...

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Tate Modern, London

What was once a Bankside Power Station in the 1950s has now been transformed into a world-class modern art gallery...

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Natural History Museum, London

England did not have its own Natural History Museum until the 1850s. The architecture of the museum building is Roman,...

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Kensington Palace, London

At the edge of Hyde Park lies the historic Kensington Palace. It has been a royal residence for almost 300...

Landmark 22

Westminster Abbey, London

Westminster Abbey is the resting place for several monarchs, such as past Kings and Queens. It also has high religious...

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The National Gallery, London

Located in Trafalgar Square in Central London, The National Gallery of England is one of the most famous landmarks in...

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Hampton Court Palace, Greater London

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

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Brighton Palace Pier, Brighton

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

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Roman Baths, Bath

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

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Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury

One of the most popular landmarks of England, especially in the summertime, Glastonbury Tor can be seen for miles around....

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Cheddar Gorge, Cheddar

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

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Warwick Castle, Warwick

A place where you can enjoy a range of fun medieval-themed activities and stay in authentic medieval rooms, Warwick Castle...

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Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon

For all the drama and theatre buffs out there, this is one of the best places to visit in England....

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Stonehenge, Salisbury

Almost synonymous with the mere mention of England, Stonehenge is one of the most famous English landmarks. It is located...

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Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury

Salisbury Cathedral is known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and has the tallest spire in all...

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The Guardian, Birmingham

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

Landmark 34

Jurassic Coast, Dorset

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

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Cerne Abbas Giant, Cerne Abbas

In the village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset, you can find an ancient outline of a naked giant carved into...

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St Michael's Mount, Marazion

Off the west coast of Cornwall, a very popular UK holiday destination, sits a medieval monastery in all its glory....

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Eden Project, Bodelva

If you are looking for something that takes you closer to nature but combines it with a few new technological...

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Radcliffe Camera, Oxford

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

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Blackpool Tower, Blackpool

Designed by Victorian architect Frank Matcham, Blackpool Tower has stood on Lancashire's popular seafront since 1894. It is 158 metres...

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Chatsworth House, Bakewell

This stunning seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire is one of the most beautiful landmarks in England. With...

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Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

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

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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. It connects Lincolnshire and Yorkshire...

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Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

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

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Windsor Castle, Windsor

Another one of the famous landmarks of England that were built by William the Conqueror, Windsor Castle is the Queen's...

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Iron Bridge, Ironbridge

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

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Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool

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

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York Minster, York

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

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Holy Island, Northumberland

One of the earliest centres of English Christianity, this small island off the Northumbrian coast is a great stop to...

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Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

If you're a fan of history, you will love the Blenheim Palace. Built between 1705 and 1722, it was gifted...

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White Cliffs of Dover, Dover

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

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Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, Nantwich

Hack Green is the name of a secret nuclear bunker that had stayed hidden for 60 years before being opened...

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Yoesden Nature Reserve, High Wycombe

The Yoesden Nature Reserve has been the same since medieval times, and the grasslands here support a lot of flora...

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Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln

The gothic Lincoln Cathedral is a sight to behold. It was commissioned by William the Conqueror in the 11th century...

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Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury

One of England's greatest Neolithic landmarks, the Stone Circle, is another strange arrangement that has fast become very popular with...

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Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester

The stunning Gloucester Cathedral is one of the most famous landmarks in England. It was built in 1100 as a...

Conclusion

Conclusion

From the variety of cathedrals and castles to the stunning natural landscapes, England has something for everyone. There are so...