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

Bath UK UNESCO World Heritage Site

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is home to 32 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 27 cultural sites, 4 natural sites and 1 mixed sites. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland shares 1 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are:

  • Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd

  • Durham Castle and Cathedral

  • Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast

    Giant's Causeway
    Giants Causeway is made of unique geological hexagonal formations of volcanic basalt rocks and cliffs on Atlantic coast in County Antrim Northern Ireland. It is also a UNESCO World heritage site. Photo credit: nahlik/Bigstock
  • Ironbridge Gorge

  • St Kilda

  • Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites

    sunrise stonehenge
    One of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe is Stonehenge. Photo credit: Sally Wilson/ Pixabay
  • Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey

  • Blenheim Palace

  • City of Bath

    Bath UK UNESCO World Heritage Site
    Scene of the Avon River and the historic Pulteney Bridge in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. Photo credit: RnDmS/Bigstock
  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire*31

  • Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church

  • Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey, and St Martin’s Church

  • Henderson Island

  • Tower of London

  • Gough and Inaccessible Islands32

  • Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

  • Maritime Greenwich

  • Heart of Neolithic Orkney

  • Blaenavon Industrial Landscape

  • Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda

  • Derwent Valley Mills

  • Dorset and East Devon Coast

  • New Lanark

  • Saltaire

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    Palm House, An Iconic Victorian Glasshouse
    The Palm House, an iconic Victorian glasshouse that recreates a rainforest climate for the exhibition of living unique collection of tropical plants from the tropical regions of the world, located at Kew Gardens, England. Photo credit: jiggotravel/Bigstock
  • Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City – delisted

  • Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape

  • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal

  • The Forth Bridge

  • Gorham’s Cave Complex

  • The English Lake District

  • Jodrell Bank Observatory

    UNESCO Jodrell Bank
    Located in a rural area of northwest England, free from radio interference, Jodrell Bank is one of the world’s leading radio astronomy observatories. Photo credit: petergaunt2/Pixabay
  • The Great Spa Towns of Europe

  • The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales

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