Seven Natural Wonders

This article is about the television series. For other Seven Wonders, see Wonders of the World (disambiguation).

Seven Natural Wonders was a television series that was broadcast on BBC Two from 3 May to 20 June 2005. The programme took an area of England each week and, from votes by the people living in that area, showed the 'seven natural wonders' of that area in a programme.

The programmes were:

RankAreaDatePresenterSeven wonders covered
1South West3 MaySamantha SmithDartmoor, Jurassic Coast, St Michael's Mount, Exmoor, Isles of Scilly, The Lizard, Newquay Coast
2Yorkshire & Lincolnshire9 MayPaul HudsonMalham Cove, the Three Peaks, Flamborough Head, Hornsea Mere, The Wash, Thorne and Hatfield Moors, Spurn Head
3London16 MayBill OddieIslands in the River Thames, the London Plane, City Gardens, Hampstead Heath, London Wetland Centre, Epping Forest, Chislehurst Caves.
4The North23 MayChris JacksonLake District, River Wear, Whin Sill, Aysgarth Falls, River Tees, Holy Island, Morecambe Bay
5The South30 MayAubrey ManningThe Needles, Lulworth Cove, Devil's Punch Bowl, The Ridgeway, Stokenchurch Gap, Finchampstead Ridges, Cuckmere Haven
6The Midlands6 JuneDominic HealeKinder Scout, Dovedale, Blue John Cavern, Creswell Crags, Sherwood Forest, Beacon Hill, Wenlock Edge
7The West Country17 JuneAmanda ParrAvebury, Symonds Yat, Cheddar Gorge, Bath Hot Springs, River Severn, Glastonbury Tor, Exmoor
8South East22 JuneKaddy Lee-PrestonWhite Cliffs of Dover, Seven Sisters, North Downs, Dungeness, Romney Marsh, Ecclesbourne Glen, Pegwell Bay

The series covered eight regions of England, having originated as a 'local' television project.

There was also a series, looking at a similar selection of 'man-made' wonders for each of eleven regions of England.

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