World heritage sites are places of outstanding universal value.
Details of the criteria required to achieve world heritage status.
Scotland currently has five world heritage sites.
The Antonine Wall is one of the UK’s most important Roman monuments.
St Kilda is a group of five remote islands which lie in the North Atlantic.
The monuments of HONO are masterpieces of Neolithic design and construction.
An eighteenth century restored cotton mill village on the banks of the River Clyde.
This site contains nearly 4,500 buildings more than 75% of which are listed.
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