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Sheffield, England

Water Sculptures of Sheaf Square

An enormous steel waterfall is a nod to the substance that shaped Britain's Steel City.
Sheffield, England

Women of Steel

A tribute to the women who quietly kept the local steelworks alive during both world wars.
York, England

Dick Turpin's Tombstone

The final resting place of England's most notorious bandit.
York, England

Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate

One of the shortest streets in York has an especially odd name.
York, England

Shambles of York

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

The Snickelways of York

This network of narrow, medieval passages has the most delightful name.
York, England

'Constantine the Great'

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

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
Darlington, England

Brick Train

A locomotive made from 185,000 bricks celebrates the town's pioneering railway history.
North Yorkshire, England

Kilburn White Horse

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

Western Approaches Museum

Hiding in plain sight is a World War II-era bunker that looks like it's frozen in time.
Timperley, England

Frank Sidebottom Statue

A statue honoring Frank Sidebottom, a beloved cartoon figure from Timperley.
North Yorkshire, England

Red Telephone Box Graveyard

The ghosts of Britain's telecommunication past sit rusting away in a small village in England.
Egremont, United Kingdom

Florence Mine

The rust covering this old mine's abandoned buildings matches the red pigment it once produced.
Kirkby Lonsdale, England

Devil's Bridge

A beautiful medieval bridge allegedly constructed by the Devil.
Bowness-on-Windermere, England

New Hall Inn (The Hole in t' Wall)

This 17th-century pub once had a hole in its wall so the neighboring blacksmith could easily access beer.
Salford, England

Salford Lads' Club

This historic club for wayward boys has shaped some of the biggest names in music almost as much as they have shaped it.
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

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

Peel Monument

This landmark overlooking Ramsbottom pays homage to Sir Robert Peel, repealer of the Corn Laws.
Pateley Bridge, England

Oldest Sweet Shop in England

The oldest candy store in the world has been selling traditional sweets since 1827.
North Yorkshire, England

Coldstones Cut

A dramatic sculpture high up in Yorkshire with vistas on an industrial scale.
Rawtenstall, England

Fitzpatrick's Herbal Health

The last of Britain's booze-free temperance bars has been slinging tee-total tonics for over a century.
Rawtenstall, England

Holly Mount School Tower

This tower is all that remains of a 19th-century schoolhouse that became a famous music venue before its destruction.
Haslingden, England

'Halo'

At night, the enormous sculpture looks like a UFO hovering above the English hills.