10 magical locations that belong in a snow globe

England is filled with beautiful buildings and scenery that could be plucked straight out of a magical snow globe. Here is our pick of ten locations that wouldn’t be out of place in a festive snow globe setting.

1

Warwick Castle

Warwick

Built by William the Conqueror and overlooking the River Avon, Warwick Castle has stood since 1068.

2

Exmoor

Exmoor

Bordering both North Devon and West Somerset, this National Park is home of the Exmoor pony and some of the darkest skies in the UK.

3

Hever Castle

Hever

Once home to Anne Boleyn, wife of Henry VIII, and her family Hever Castle has stood since the 13th century.

4

York Minster

York

The first recorded church on the site of York Minster was a wooden church built in 627AD to baptise Edwin, King of Northumbria.

5

Welland Viaduct

Harringworth

6

Oxford City Centre

Oxford

As well as being home to England’s oldest university, Oxford was also the capital of England between the years of 1642 and 1646.

7

Wollaton Hall

Nottingham

Wollaton Hall in Nottinghamshire is home to the Nottingham Natural History Museum and Industrial Museum.

8

Hall's Croft

Stratford-upon-Avon

The Warwickshire home of William Shakespeare's daughter Susanna is a key part of the Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust, a collection of buildings that celebrate the life and times of the famous playwright.

9

East Banqueting House

Chipping Camden

Found close to Chipping Camden on the edge of the Cotswolds, East Banqueting House is a unique holiday home that is available to book all year round through the Landmark Trust.

10

Arundel Castle

Arundel

Overlooking the River Arun, Arundel Castle in West Sussex dates back to 1067 and is a Grade I listed building.

13 Sep 2018(last updated)
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    Warwick

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    Exmoor

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    Hever

  • 4

    York

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    Harringworth

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    Oxford

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    Nottingham

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    Stratford-upon-Avon

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    Chipping Camden

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    Arundel

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