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Our map shows England’s borders with Scotland and Wales, as well as England’s 2 largest upland areas (Pennines & Cotswolds) and 3 longest rivers (Severn, Thames & Trent) :: England’s 6 oldest cities – called Time Immemorial cities – are highlighted (Durham, York, City of London, Exeter, Winchester & Canterbury) :: 3 of England’s longest ancient structures are noted (Hadrian’s wall, Offa’s dyke & Pilgrim’s way)
Click onto the map icons for more information (including how each is Rainbow-linked to one of England’s native wildlife creatures)
Test your knowledge!
Can you name England’s 9 (+1) national parks (NP)? :: Can you guess or recognise the 7 heritage hub places (HHP) shown on the map?
Answers shown below
National parks: NP1- Lake District; NP2- Northumberland National Park; NP3- Yorkshire Dales; NP4- North York Moors; NP5- Peak District; NP6- Exmoor; NP7- Dartmoor; NP8- New Forest; NP9- South Downs; ‘NP’- (The)Broads
Heritage hub places: HHP1- White Cliffs of Dover; HHP2- Stonehenge Monument of Salisbury Plain; HHP3- Sailing Ships from Summerland; HHP4- Totnes (upon Dart); HHP5- Merlin’s Cave; HHP6- King Arthur’s Cave; HHP7- Robin Hood’s Bay