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

This English Landmarks list covers the most famous landmarks in England. From the historical and...

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LANDMARK 1

Lake Windermere, Cumbria

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

LANDMARK 2

Hadrian's Wall, Brampton

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

LANDMARK 3

Durham Cathedral, Durham

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

LANDMARK 4

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

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

LANDMARK 5

Tyne Bridge, Newcastle and Gateshead

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

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...

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...

LANDMARK 14

Big Ben, London

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

LANDMARK 15

St Paul's Cathedral, London

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

LANDMARK 16

Hyde Park, London

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

LANDMARK 17

Palace of Westminster, London

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

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...

LANDMARK 20

Natural History Museum, London

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

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...

LANDMARK 23

The National Gallery, London

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

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...

LANDMARK 27

Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury

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

LANDMARK 28

Cheddar Gorge, Cheddar

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

LANDMARK 29

Warwick Castle, Warwick

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

LANDMARK 30

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon

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

LANDMARK 31

Stonehenge, Salisbury

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

LANDMARK 32

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury

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

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...

LANDMARK 35

Cerne Abbas Giant, Cerne Abbas

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

LANDMARK 36

St Michael's Mount, Marazion

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

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...

LANDMARK 39

Blackpool Tower, Blackpool

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

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...

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...

LANDMARK 43

Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

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

LANDMARK 44

Windsor Castle, Windsor

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

LANDMARK 45

Iron Bridge, Ironbridge

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

LANDMARK 46

Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool

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

LANDMARK 47

York Minster, York

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

LANDMARK 48

Holy Island, Northumberland

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

LANDMARK 49

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

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

LANDMARK 50

White Cliffs of Dover, Dover

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

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...

LANDMARK 54

Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury

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

LANDMARK 55

Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester

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

Conclusion

Conclusion

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