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Rhyl, Wales

Rhyl Miniature Railway

Britain's oldest miniature railway.
Kent, England

Queen Bertha and King Æthelberht

Today, Kent's medieval monarchs hold court on a busy pedestrian thoroughfare—or at least their statues do.
Canterbury, England

West Gate Tower Museum

A defensive structure built during the Hundred Years War has remained useful in one way or another for nearly 700 years.
Canterbury, England

The Rook in the Red Coat

This strangely dressed taxidermy creature has a heartbreaking story.
Canterbury, England

Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

A wonderfully eccentric Victorian-era museum and library.
Canterbury, England

Crooked House

This skewed English house has looked like it's going to fall over for centuries.
London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
London, England

Giro the Dog's Grave

The final resting place of a German diplomat's beloved companion.
London, England

Animals in War Memorial

A unique tribute to the millions of animals who served and died for the British military.
London, England

Temple Bar Memorial Dragon

The fierce beast perches atop a pedestal marking where the historic City of London gates once stood.
Colchester, England

Colchester’s Roman Circus

It's believed emperor Hadrian himself funded this once architectural wonder.
London, England

Spitalfields Charnel House

Preserved behind glass, the ruins of a medieval building used to store human remains.
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
Winchester, England

The Winchester Mizmaze

A rare labyrinth-style path carved into a historic hill.
Manchester, England

Gnome Island

Since 2017, the remains of Stretford's industrial past have been occupied by a collection of gnomes.
Manchester, England

Southern Cemetery

The largest municipal cemetery in the United Kingdom and the second largest in Europe contains some of Manchester’s biggest characters.
Timperley, England

Frank Sidebottom Statue

A statue honoring Frank Sidebottom, a beloved cartoon figure from Timperley.
Guildford, England

The Chestnuts

The author of Alice in Wonderland spent his final years at this whimsical Victorian home.
Odiham, England

Odiham Pest House

A rare survivor from the age of plagues.
London, England

Lincoln's Inn

This inn of the court provides a fascinating window into London’s legal and architectural history.
Manchester, England

St. Michael's Flags and Angel Meadow Park

Contrary to its heavenly name, this tranquil oasis has a dark and tragic history buried with it (quite literally).
Reading, England

Huntley and Palmers No. 4 Biscuit Collection

This display showcases the culinary equivalent of steel-toe boots during World War I.
Stansted, England

Mountfitchet Castle

This reconstructed Norman castle is the world's most accurate, from location to livestock.
Lavenham, England

Suffolk's Pink and Crooked Houses

The historic villages and towns of Suffolk are filled with wonky wooden beam houses painted an unusual shade of pink, unknown to many though, this sweet shade had a bloody history.