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Created on 28 February 2013

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  • 1 Dunnottar Castle All year round in Aberdeen Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven. © Dunecht Estates Festivals & Heritage

    The ruins of Dunnottar Castle, a dramatic cliff-top fortress, near Stonehaven date back to the fourth century. Look out for the War Memorial on nearby Black Hill, which affords 360-degree views of the castle and bay.

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  • 2 Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum All year round in Wallsend Festivals & Heritage

    The Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum examines what life was like on the Roman frontier at Hadrian's Wall, combining finds unearthed at the fort with interactive computer displays.

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  • 3 The Lost Gardens of Heligan All year round in Pentewan Mud Maid on the Woodland Walk, The Lost Gardens of Heligan Weird & Wonderful

    The 400-year-old Heligan Estate fell into ruin in the early years of the 20th century. In the 1990s, overgrowth was hacked back, decaying structures repaired and gardens replanted. A highlight is the magical warren of Victorian walled fruit and vegetable gardens.

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  • 4 Wimpole Hall All year round in Arrington Lifestyle

    Built in 1643, Wimpole Hall has been altered a number of times by subsequent owners to become the largest country house in Cambridgeshire. Various architects have participated in its construction, the most notable being Soane; examples of his style include the Bathhouse, Book Room and the striking Yellow Drawing Room.

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  • 5 Glasgow Science Centre All year round Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow. Courtesy of Science & Knowledge

    At the Clyde-side Glasgow Science Centre, visitors explore four floors of hands-on exhibits, including the planetarium, climate change theatre and IMAX cinema. Get sucked into a tornado in the FUNdamentals gallery, and climb the 100-metre Glasgow Tower for city views.

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  • 6 Edinburgh Festival Theatre All year round Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh. Courtesy of Edinburgh Festival City Theatres Arts

    Edinburgh Festival Theatre presents large-scale productions of modern dance, ballet, musicals and internationally renowned theatrical productions. The plush old King's Theatre also comes under the Festival City Theatres Trust and is located in Leven Street.

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  • 7 Lake District National Park All year round in Kendal The Lake District, Cumbria. Photo by Ben Barden, courtesy of Cumbria Tourist Board Sport & Outdoors

    Founded in 1951, the Lake District National Park encompasses 866 square miles (2292 square km) of Cumbria, within which are 14 major lakes and England's highest peaks. From ten-and-a-half mile long Lake Windermere and Scafell Pike, the highest peak, to Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter-associated museums, the area is one of Britain's most popular national parks.

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  • 8 Museum of the Jewellery Quarter All year round Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham. © Marketing Birmingham Arts

    Hockley's Museum of the Jewellery Quarter retraces Birmingham's 250-year-old jewellery and metalworking legacy with live demonstrations, workshop recreations and pre-booked factory tours. Buy antique to contemporary trinkets from the museum's shop or wander the unique district's 200 listed buildings.

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