Ravenscraig Castle is built on a rock promontory in the Firth of Forth at Kirkcaldy at the east end of Pathhead Sands. This ruined castle dates back to the 1460’s Read more [...]
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Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
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Glastonbury Abbey is a ruined monastery situated in the town of Glastonbury in Somerset. First founded in the 7th century and expanded in the 10th century, the Abbey was destroyed Read more [...]
Ardbeg Distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery in Ardbeg on the south coast of the isle of Islay. The Ardbeg distillery has been producing whisky since 1798, and began commercial Read more [...]
Bryn Celli Ddu Burial Chamber, a chambered Neolithic tomb on the site of a former henge monument.
Royal Garrison Church, or Domus Dei (Hospital of Saint Nicholas) was an almshouse and hospice established in 1212 by Pierre des Roches, Bishop of Winchester.
Pendennis Castle was built by King Henry VIII to defend against possible attack by Spain and France and was in use right up to the Second World War. It guarded Read more [...]
Bonamargy Friary is a late Franciscan foundation established in 1485 by Rory MacQuillan and built close to the mouth of the Carey and Shesk rivers.
Banagher Church sits on a sandy ridge by the River Owenreagh, the ruins are of a small square building with sharply pointed gables which once supported the stone roof. Beside Read more [...]
The Calanais (or Callenish) Standing Stones is a magnificent site of several ancient stones erected nearly 5,000 years ago on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis. Reach the Read more [...]
Stembridge Tower Mill, the last remaining thatched windmill in England, dates from 1822 and in use until 1910. The windmill is managed by the National Trust and although you can Read more [...]
Temple Manor was built in the 13th century by the Knights Templar, a military and religious order founded during the Crusades. The Manor was designed to provide lodging for dignitaries Read more [...]
Kingston Lacy Country mansion with important collections, set in formal gardens and extensive parkland – children’s adventure playground and Iron Age hill fort, Badbury Rings. The land was gifted to Sir Read more [...]