in the UK
The UK has a full and varied history. Many activities, events, battles, wars, builders, inventions, invasions, fires, diseases and peoples have all changed and left a rich tapestry of heritage behind. Many people like myself believe it important to preserve the physical evidence that has been left behind so that we can better understand the past and save it for for future generations.
Some of the organisations involved in the preservation and restoration of these sites are listed below and it is important that they are fully supported to protect the past from destruction or decay. It is possible to join some of these organisations for a small fee and help support the cause. In return you may receive entry discounts and access to thousands of historic sites.
Some locations have worldwide significance and have been granted World Heritage sites in order to preserve them. There are 29 of these sites in the United Kingdom or in overseas territories.
The United Kingdom has a number of sites where