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 takes a step closer to World Heritage status

After thirty years of trying, the Lake District today moved a significant step closer to becoming a world heritage site.

It's been announced that it's being put forward as the UK's nomination to be considered by UNESCO in 2016. So, if successful, what would it mean for the area?

Tim Backshall has been finding out.

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