Seven Natural Wonders
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:
|Rank||Area||Date||Presenter||Seven wonders covered|
|1||South West||3 May||Samantha Smith||Dartmoor, Jurassic Coast, St Michael's Mount, Exmoor, Isles of Scilly, The Lizard, Newquay Coast|
|2||Yorkshire & Lincolnshire||9 May||Paul Hudson||Malham Cove, the Three Peaks, Flamborough Head, Hornsea Mere, The Wash, Thorne and Hatfield Moors, Spurn Head|
|3||London||16 May||Bill Oddie||Islands in the River Thames, the London Plane, City Gardens, Hampstead Heath, London Wetland Centre, Epping Forest, Chislehurst Caves.|
|4||The North||23 May||Chris Jackson||Lake District, River Wear, Whin Sill, Aysgarth Falls, River Tees, Holy Island, Morecambe Bay|
|5||The South||30 May||Aubrey Manning||The Needles, Lulworth Cove, Devil's Punch Bowl, The Ridgeway, Stokenchurch Gap, Finchampstead Ridges, Cuckmere Haven|
|6||The Midlands||6 June||Dominic Heale||Kinder Scout, Dovedale, Blue John Cavern, Creswell Crags, Sherwood Forest, Beacon Hill, Wenlock Edge|
|7||The West Country||17 June||Amanda Parr||Avebury, Symonds Yat, Cheddar Gorge, Bath Hot Springs, River Severn, Glastonbury Tor, Exmoor|
|8||South East||22 June||Kaddy Lee-Preston||White 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.