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The Seven Wonders of the United Kingdom


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The Union Jack Flies Over Windsor Castle

The Union Jack Flies Over Windsor Castle.

A world wide Internet poll just picked a new Seven Wonders of the World list. Only one of them, the Coliseum, was in Europe. That got me to wondering why some of the UK's most amazing treasures were not included. How did the nominees in the poll get selected? And who voted?

It all seemed pretty arbitrary to me. So in the spirit of being arbitrary myself, I've chosen my own selection of "wonders" for the United Kingdom. Some are man made, some have origins lost in the mists of time, some are accidents of nature and some are wonders because of the worlds and ideas they opened up. Here then, and in no particular order, my choices for the Seven Wonders of the United Kingdom.

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