Rough Guides: Travel Destinations, Adventure Ideas and Vacation Inspiration – July 17, 2017 at 07:08AM

“William Wordsworth once described the UK’s Lake District as “the loveliest spot man hath ever found”. And the people at UNESCO seem to agree.

The national park has just been rewarded UNESCO World Heritage status, joining the likes of Bath and Stonehenge in the UK – as well as bucket-list international sights like the Great Wall of China and the Grand Canyon.
Delegates from the Lakes first tried to obtain UNESCO status in 1986, so we at Rough Guides think the announcement is cause for celebration.” Head to to read our feature and find out five ways to mark the occasion.

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