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Larne, Northern Ireland

Blackcave Tunnel and the Devil's Churn

The "Black Arch" guards the entrance to the picturesque Glens of Antrim.
Hertfordshire, England

Magic Roundabout

A giant roundabout made up of six smaller roundabouts.
Hertfordshire, England

Snook's Grave

The eternal resting place of the last highwayman hanged in England.
Cambridge, England

Reality Checkpoint

An ordinary lamppost situated in the middle of Cambridge has an unusual moniker and history.
Cambridge, England

Mathematical Bridge

Local legend says Isaac Newton built this footbridge without any screws, bolts, or nails.
Cambridge, England

Corpus Clock & Chronophage

Numberless clock creates a meal of time for the dreaded, insectile Chronophage.
Cambridge, England

The Eagle

The Cambridge pub where Francis Crick announced that he and James Watson had discovered the DNA double-helix.
Uley, England

Uley Long Barrow

You can crawl inside this atmospheric 5,000-year-old tomb.
Malmesbury, England

Hannah Twynnoy's Gravestone

This crumbling headstone commemorates the first death by tiger in Britain's history.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
Combe, England

Combe Gibbet

Death hangs in the air here, where a 17th-century gibbet has been erected on a Neolithic tomb.
Bewdley, England

Dowles Graveyard

The church is gone, but the graves and legends remain.
Gloucestershire, England

Longstone of Minchinhampton

Local lore says passing infants through its holes could magically cure them of measles and rickets.
Rushen, Isle of Man

Thousla Cross

This concrete memorial commemorates a group of brave locals who saved the crew and passengers of a wrecked ship.
Rushen, Isle of Man

The Chasms

This unique rock formation has become a popular walking trail.
Ballasalla, Isle of Man

Hassal Grave

Mysterious chains and iron stakes adorn this strange grave, with no explanation.
Douglas, Isle of Man

The Old Fairy Bridge

This hidden bridge is where local children leave gifts and messages for the island's fay folk.
St John's, Isle of Man

Manx Giant's Pillar

An unusual monument to a 19th-century circus star.
Liverpool, England

The Archer Stone

Prehistoric sandstone menhir with Early Bronze Age cup and ring markings, also known as Robin Hood's Stone.
Hale, England

The Giant's Grave

Final resting place of John Middleton "The Childe of Hale."
Ghan, Australia

Lambert Centre of Australia

Finding the exact middle of a giant land mass is hard to determine, but this spot managed to do the trick.
Birdsville, Australia

The Birdsville Hotel

A historic hotel on the edge of the Australian outback.
Leffrinckoucke, France

Leffrinckoucke Bunkers

These crumbling Nazi artillery bunkers are now fair game for massive graffiti projects.
Alton Barnes, England

Alton Barnes White Horse

This massive chalk hill carving is one of England's most beloved giant horse geoglyphs.