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A million people visit west country heritage sites

A million people visit west country heritage sites Credit: ITV News West Country

The Roman Baths and Stonehenge each saw over a million visitors this summer. VisitBritain say their figures show more people from oversees are heading to our stately homes and famous buildings with nearly 30 per cent of all visits to Britain including a trip to a heritage site.

Part of the appeal is being put down to tv series such as ITV's Downton Abbey. The Bath and Wiltshire hertitage sites are included in the most popular choices this summer.