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Nottingham, England

The Caves of Nottingham

A labyrinthine underworld of tunnels and caverns hides beneath the city.
North Yorkshire, England

Scarborough Railway Station Bench

Believed to be the longest railway bench in the world.
Matlock Bath, England

Matlock Bath

A seaside town with no sea in sight.
Ripponden, England

Stott Hall Farm

The house in the middle of the motorway.
North Yorkshire, England

Kilburn White Horse

England's largest white horse isn't even white.
Knaresborough, England

Chapel of Our Lady of the Crag

A 600-year-old mini shrine guarded by a sword-wielding knight hides in a crumbling cliff face.
Sheffield, England

Sheffield Botanical Gardens Bear Pit

In the 19th century, this pit housed a fully grown black bear for the entertainment of visitors. Today there is a sculpture in tribute to the poor creature.
Leeds, England

Horned Helmet Of Henry VIII

The bizarre headgear looks like it was made for a fool, not a king.
Barnsley, England

Monk Bretton Priory

These medieval monastery ruins are surprisingly overlooked by most tourists.
York, England

The ‘Rocket' Locomotive

This innovative steam machine was no doubt the most famous of the pioneer locomotives.
York, England

'Printer's Devil'

A Reformation-era fiery figurehead once denoted this location as a print shop.
York, England

'Constantine the Great'

This sculpture marks the spot where one of the greatest Roman rulers was proclaimed emperor.
York, England

Yorkshire Air Museum

This aircraft museum is home to one of just three Halifax bombers in the world.
Lincoln, England

Newport Arch

Modern commuters still pass through this 2,000-year-old Roman archway.
East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Rudston Monolith

Britain's tallest megalith towers over the cemetery of a quiet English village.
Beverley, England

Beverley Sanctuary Stones

Marking the ancient boundaries of asylum around Beverley Minster.
Hull, England

Seven Seas Fish Trail

Explore Hull's historic Old Town by following the sea creatures scattered throughout its charmingly cobbled streets.
Hull, England

White Phone Booths of Hull

The phone booths in this English town have distinctly milky hues.
Hull, England

England's Smallest Window

What looks like missing grout is actually an old pub's peephole.
Withernsea, England

The Sandcastle

This two-towered gateway is all that remains of the unluckiest pier in the world.
Derbyshire, England

The Upper Derwent Reservoirs

This chain of artificial lakes was an ideal test ground for the aircraft that would carry the "bouncing bombs" used by the WWII "Dambusters" squad.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six ton wedding gift to King of the Scots.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Holy Island of Lindisfarne, England

Pilgrims Way to Holy Island

Twice a day this ancient path disappears with the tides, leaving the Holy Island of Lindisfarne out to sea.