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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.
Warleggan, England

Reverend Densham’s Paint Patch

The tale of this reverend and his parish is colorful in many a way.
London, England

Café in the Crypt

This coffee shop lies hidden beneath a historic church.
Manchester, England

Manchester Museum

19th century museum with an eclectic mix of curiosities, from Egyptian artifacts to items on archery history to the skull of the world's oldest horse.
St Neot, England

St. Neot Holy Well

In the 9th-century this small spring-fed well became the location of daily mealtime miracles for one Saxon monk.
London, England

Quantum Cloud

Sculptor Antony Gormley used chaos theory and fractal growth to design his tallest creation.
London, England

London Underground Labyrinths

A labyrinth hides in plain sight at each of the city's 270 Tube stations.
Reading, England

Reading Museum Bayeux Tapestry

This unique, full-sized copy of the Bayeux Tapestry sports a few modern additions, including underwear.
Totnes, England

The Brutus Stone

One could not be blamed for literally walking all over this supposed landmark.
Totnes, England

The Leechwell

A historic holy well hidden near a charming English park.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
London, England

London's Original and All-Inspiring Coffee House

The site of London's first coffee house has been serving refreshments of one kind or another for 360 years.
London, England

Temple of Mithras

Rebuilt remains of a temple to Roman god Mithras.