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Newquay, England

The Huer's Hut

An ancient hotspot for spotting schools of fish.
Bilbao, Spain

Fountain of Dogs

This 19th-century fountain's namesake animal isn't what you think it is.
London, England

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Where's a guy to go after a long, hard day at work?
Baildon, England

Shipley Glen Tramway

This quaint funicular has been ferrying people up and down an English valley since the Victorian era.
Liverpool, England

Superlambanana

Created as a punny statement about genetic engineering this monstrous hybrid statue has become a beloved icon.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury Tor

This hill and tower are steeped in legend, from King Arthur to the Holy Grail.
Buxton, England

Solomon's Temple

This landmark Victorian folly rewards visitors with spectacular views over the Peak District.
Kirkstall, England

Kirkstall Abbey

Artists have long been drawn to these atmospheric 12th-century ruins.
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Brighton, England

West Pier

The rotting skeleton of a shoreside fun fair that was destroyed by fire and storms still haunts the Brighton ocean view.
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape.
Brighton, England

The Royal Pavilion

Regency-era excess on the English Coast.
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England

Saltburn Cliff Lift

This beautiful example of Victorian engineering is the oldest water-balanced funicular anywhere in the world.
Canterbury, England

Crooked House

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

Ilkley Moor

This strange moor has a song written about it, Bronze Age carvings, and an alien sighting.
Somerset, England

Vicars' Close

The oldest residential street in Europe also features an optical illusion.
North Yorkshire, England

Gordale Scar

A long, winding trek rewards you with a gorge so captivating it inspired a painting in the Tate.
Nottingham, England

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

The oldest inn in England served brew to the crusaders.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
Cornwall, England

St Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Bellvei, Spain

Mas de la Muga

Hidden well off the beaten path in Catalonia is this crumbling medieval castle that is slowly being covered in graffiti.
Olomouc, Czechia

The Zwinger Gardens

Once home to artillery, this garden offers more peace today than it did during its war-torn past.