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Seven Natural Wonders is a television series that was broadcast on BBC Two from 3 May to 20 June 2005. The programme takes an area of England each week and, from votes by the people living in that area, shows 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,[1] 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.


  1. ^ "BBC: Seven Man Made Wonders". Retrieved 20 June 2018.

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