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World Heritage Sites in UK


Site nameEntered
St. Kilda1986
Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd 1986
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites 1986
Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey 1986
Ironbridge Gorge1986
Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast1986
Durham Castle and Cathedral1986
Frontiers of the Roman Empire1987
City of Bath1987
Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church1987
Blenheim Palace1987
Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church1988
Tower of London1988
Henderson Island1988
Gough and Inaccessible Islands 1995
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh 1995
Maritime Greenwich1997
The Heart of Neolithic Orkney1999
The Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda2000
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape2000
Dorset and East Devon Coast2001
Saltaire2001
New Lanark2001
Derwent Valley Mills2001
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2003
Liverpool - Maritime Mercantile City2004
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape2006
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal 2009


Tentative list of UK


Chatham Dockyard and its Defences
Creswell Crags
Darwin's Landscape Laboratory
England's Lake District
Flow Country
Forth Bridge
Gorham’s Cave Complex
Great Spas of Europe
Island of St Helena
Jodrell Bank Observatory
Mousa, Old Scatness and Jarlshof: the Zenith of Iron Age Shetland
Slate Industry of North Wales
The Twin Monastery of Wearmouth Jarrow
Turks and Caicos Islands

Sites that have been nominated in the past
"SS Gt Britain"
Cambridge Colleges and Backs
Ecclesiatical sites of Loch Erne
Fountain Cavern, Anguilla
Gibraltar defences
Maes Howe + Brogr
Manchester and Salford (Ancoats, Castlefield and Worsley)
Menai + Conwy Bridges
Mount Stewart Gardens
Navan Fort
Shakespeare's Stratford
St Davids close + Bishops' palace
The Cairngorm Mountains
The Great Western Railway: Paddington- Bristol (selected parts)
The New Forest
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast







Country info


UK statistics:
Number of WHS: 28
Number of Tentative sites: 14
Member of the World Heritage Committee in: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

News and links:
» List of 38 sites vying for a spot on the new UK Tentative List, including Application Forms (13-08-2010).


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