UNESCO and ICOMOS visit Stonehenge World Heritage Site – Government invites international heritage organisations to view A303 tunnel proposal

Visitors walking in the Stonehenge Landscape, Wiltshire. The landscape is studded with ancient monuments.

Visitors walking in the Stonehenge Landscape, Wiltshire. The landscape is studded with ancient monuments.

Following an invitation from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, ICOMOS, advisors to the World Heritage Committee and UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation will visit the Stonehenge World Heritage Site this week (27-30 October) and familiarise themselves with the site and the Government’s proposal for a new road tunnel of at least 2.9km to remove much of the A303 from the Stonehenge landscape. Continue reading…