Lake District on course for World Heritage award

The Lake District is on course for the same global recognition as some of the world’s most iconic sites after being recommended as the UK’s nomination for 2016 World Heritage inscription.

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Lake District is UK's next World Heritage nomination

The Lake District could become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Government has announced that the national park will be the UK's next official nomination for the coveted prize.

If it is successful, the Lake District will join iconic international sites like Egypt's pyramids and the Great Wall of China.

Richard Leafe, Chief Executive, Lake District National Park spoke to ITV Border about the news:

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