12 places 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 twelve 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.

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2

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.

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3

Hever Castle

Hever

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

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4

Wollaton Hall

Nottinghamshire

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

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5

Radcliffe Camera

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.

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6

Arundel Castle

Arundel

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

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7

Pollock's Toy Museum

London

Stuffed to the rafters with Victorian-era toys and dolls, Pollock's Toy Museum is one of London's most unique museums.

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8

Welland Viaduct

Harringworth

Quiet and secluded, the 82 arches of Welland Viaduct in Northamptonshire were built in 1878 and stretch for just over 1km.

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9

The Long Walk

Windsor

Measuring 2.64 miles in length, the Long Walk is one of Windsor's most iconic spots, thanks to the superb views of Windsor Castle and Snow Hill at either end of the trail.

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10

Paten & Co

Stamford

Industrial themed restaurant Paten & Co pays tribute to the building's roots as an 18th century store, while serving delicious slow cooked meats and small plates.

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11

Burton Agnes Hall

East Riding of Yorkshire

This Elizabethan manor house took nine years to build and still contains a number of original ceilings, fireplaces and artworks.

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12

Castle Combe

Wiltshire

Just half an hour away from Bristol, Castle Combe's stone buildings and bridges capture England's countryside at its finest.

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09 Nov 2018(last updated)
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    Warwick

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    York

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    Hever

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    Nottinghamshire

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    Oxford

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    Arundel

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    London

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    Harringworth

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    Windsor

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    Stamford

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    East Riding of Yorkshire

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    Wiltshire

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