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Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
Granada, Spain

Muslim Gravestones of the Alhambra

Spanish architects used seized Muslim gravestones to rebuild parts of the fortress.
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
Casabermeja, Spain

Millennial Olive of Arroyo Carnicero

This surreal-looking tree pruned more than 1,000 years ago is still producing olives for oil.
Liverpool, England

St. John's Beacon

The tower was originally used as a chimney for the waste incinerator of St. John's Precinct and Market.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Sheep Heid Inn

One of Edinburgh's oldest pubs hides a 19th-century skittles alley in the back.
Bowness-on-Windermere, England

New Hall Inn (The Hole in t' Wall)

This 17th-century pub once had a hole in its wall so the neighboring blacksmith could easily access beer.
Penrith, England

Lacy's Caves

A series of idealized caves carved to entertain guests.
Penrith, England

Long Meg and Her Daughters

Legends say this red sandstone monolith and the dozens of smaller boulders that surround it were once a coven of witches—before a Scottish wizard turned them all to stone.
Grasmere, England

Dove Cottage

This charming English house was once the home of England's most famous poet.
Keswick, England

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Stonehenge has nothing on Castlerigg’s views.
Silloth, England

'Big Fella'

One man and his dog, immortalized in a giant statue.
Borrowdale, England

The Bowder Stone

A 2,000-ton rock resting in a state of a delicate balance.
Keswick, England

Derwent Pencil Museum

A museum in England’s Lake District dedicated to the trusty pencil wants you to know the story of their World War II spy pencils.
Egremont, United Kingdom

Florence Mine

The rust covering this old mine's abandoned buildings matches the red pigment it once produced.
Whitehaven, England

Fairy Rock

Local legends say that fairies used to dance in the moonlight here and invite handsome young men into their grottoes.
Whitehaven, England

Mildred Gale's Burial Site

The final resting place of George Washington's Grandma.
Workington, England

Lookout

This unique sculptural clock transforms into a periscope every hour.