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Crosby, England

Crosby Blitz Beach

Much of what constituted mid-century Liverpool now litters a beach outside of town.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Nottinghamshire, England

1960s Hyperbolic Paraboloid Gas Station Canopy

One of the earliest large-scale "hyper" roofs in the U.K. is now a derelict roadside attraction.
East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Rudston Monolith

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

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Wiltshire, England

Woodhenge

The first archaeological site discovered by aerial photography.
Waterloo, England

Another Place

A hundred copies of Antony Gormley's naked body stare out across the water.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

The Vampire Rabbit of Newcastle

This century-old grotesque has a mysterious history and may not actually be a rabbit.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Northumberland, England

Northumberlandia: Lady of the North

A million and a half tons of earth were used to create one of the world's largest land sculptures.
Tokyo, Japan

Akihabara Electric Town

Once a black market electronics marketplace, now an otaku shopper's paradise.
Littledean, England

Littledean Jail and Museum of Crime

A 200 year old prison housing a questionably tasteful crime museum.
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

New Slains Castle Ruins

The remains of a grand castle that may have inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Highland, Scotland

Cawdor Castle

The location of this historic castle was inspired by a donkey.
Highland, Scotland

Clootie Well

A pagan tradition of draping trees with rags eerily lives on.
Highland, Scotland

Oil Rig Graveyard

Where the sleeping monsters of Scotland's oil industry are left to rust.
Dunnet, Scotland

Dunnet Head Lighthouse

The most northern place on the mainland of Great Britain.
Sandwick, Scotland

Skara Brae

Amazing and mysterious Neolithic settlement on Scotland's Orkney Islands.
Orkney, Scotland

The Stones of Stenness

Possibly the oldest of Britain's ancient henges is also one of its most stark.
Orkney, Scotland

The Italian Chapel

This tin chapel was built by POW's during World War II and is painted to look like something much more grand.
Orkney, Scotland

Ring of Brodgar

The true age of this ancient stone circle is unknown, but its stunning vista isn't in question.
John o' Groats, Scotland

John o' Groats Marker

The sign marks one of the endpoints to mainland Britain's longest overland travel route.
Lairg, Scotland

Smoo Cave

A sea cave with a waterfall and Viking past
Nottinghamshire, England

Major Oak

The largest oak in England is said to have been the hideout of Robin Hood and his Merry Men.