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TOWNS ESSENTIAL FOR WORLD HERITAGE BID

New research gives the strongest indication yet that Keswick, Ambleside, Windermere and Bowness could play an important role in any future bid for World Heritage Status for Cumbria’s National Park. Click for a copy of the study.

GOVERNMENT PROPOSES PLANNING CHANGES FOR WORLD HERITAGE IN UK

The Government is proposing changes to the planning system which will offer existing World Heritage Sites in the UK the same levels of protection that National Parks enjoy. Click for more.

WORLD HERITAGE EXHIBITION & WORKSHOPS

The Lake District World Heritage Exhibition visited 23 Cumbrian towns and villages in April and May 2008.

Click here to find out where and when it was near you.

What people said at the exhibition, click here.

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