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Exploring Britain’s Most Northerly Place – The Shetland Islands

Despite being part of the UK, when arriving in Shetland, you’re instantly reminded that the island’s history is rooted in Norse culture. The capital town Lerwick lies closer to Bergen, Norway than it does to Edinburgh. There are Viking influences all over the islands, from the place names to the festivals. The whole of Shetland has been designated a UNESCO …

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National Trust buys Jurassic Coast farm in plan to boost nature

Weston Farm covers 350 acres on Dorset’s spectacular South Purbeck coastline, an area known for its species-rich habitat. The National Trust has acquired a 7 kilometre stretch of coastline on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, in an effort to preserve the region’s diverse habitats and wildlife. Weston Farm, in South Purbeck, encompasses 350 acres of land, which the charity aims to protect …

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