Posts Tagged ‘world heritage site’

Green light for new visitor centre at Giant’s Causeway

Friday, February 6, 2009 12:47 2 Comments

Northern Ireland’s famous visitor attraction, the Giant’s Causeway, is set to get a brand new visitor centre to replace the previous one, which was destroyed by fire eight years ago. The National Trust, which owns and maintains the Giant’s Causeway site and 15 miles of footpaths along the Causeway Coastline, has just been granted planning […]

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Edinburgh’s world heritage status under review

Sunday, November 16, 2008 22:44 Comments Off

A review is underway this week into whether the Scottish capital city of Edinburgh should retain its world heritage status. The old and new towns of Edinburgh were granted world heritage status in 1995. However, concern surrounds the Caltongate development in the old town, the rebuilding of the Cowgate fire, changes to the Leith waterfront […]

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