2: to exhibit an important interchange of human values, over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world, on developments in architecture or technology, monumental arts, town-planning or landscape design;
5: to be an outstanding example of a traditional human settlement, land-use, or sea-use which is representative of a culture (or cultures), or human interaction with the environment especially when it has become vulnerable under the impact of irreversible change;
6: to be directly or tangibly associated with events or living traditions, with ideas, or with beliefs, with artistic and literary works of outstanding universal significance. (The Committee considers that this criterion should preferably be used in conjunction with other criteria);
|LDNPA's Richard Leafe, Sir Chris Bonington |
& Herdy co-founder Spencer Hannah
In the run up to Christmas we (me & Steve) will be posting an advent calendar of blogs, each day highlighting another reason why we believe the Lake District should be recognised as a World Heritage Site alongside the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon.
You can learn more about the bid and show your support by clicking here.
So, what's today's reason? Simply because we're worth it - and if you don't believe me, check out the video below.