duncanchappell's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
THE GASTRO OBSCURA BOOK An eye-opening journey through the history, culture, and places of the culinary world. Just released! The Gastro Obscura book is here! Order Now
Leaderboard Highlights
duncanchappell's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Alnwick, England
1st
Places added to Gdańsk, Poland
1st
Places visited in Carthage, Tunisia
2nd
Places visited in Canterbury, England
2nd
Places added to Argyll and Bute, Scotland
2nd
Places added to Marseille, France
3rd
Places visited in Perth and Kinross, Scotland
3rd
Places added to York, England
3rd
Places added to Antwerp, Belgium
Loading map...
Margate, England

Margate Caves

This forgotten chalk mine was reopened thanks to a massive effort from the local community.
Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Ossian's Hall of Mirrors

Described by William Wordsworth as a "World of Wonder."
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Paolozzi Studio

A recreation of pop art pioneer Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi's London studio.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Trongate Cherub

An angelic, yet demonic-looking figurine presides over one of Glasgow's most ancient streets.
Lancashire, England

Eric Morecambe Statue

Dedicated to the legendary comedian Eric Morecambe depicting his iconic "Bring Me Sunshine" stance.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Regent Bridge

A roadway designed for a visiting monarch.
Warwickshire, England

Lord Leycester Hospital

A retirement home for soldiers that can trace its history to the Elizabethan era and beyond.
Berlin, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.
Marrakech, Morocco

Bab Agnaou

One of the two original gateways into the Kasbah, this gateway is a nesting site for storks.
Stirling, Scotland

The World's Oldest Football

Tucked away in this local museum is a piece of sporting equipment that dates to the 16th-century.
Margate, England

'The Shell Lady of Margate'

Overlooking the seaside town of Margate stands a tribute to an artist's lover.
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Heave Awa Hoose

This monument is dedicated to a young boy who survived a disaster that forced Edinburgh to reevaluate its building codes.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Charlotte Square

This city square dates back to the Scottish Enlightenment and was home to some of Scotland's brightest minds.
Musselburgh, Scotland

‘Memory and Reflection’

A shiny sculpture celebrating the mighty mollusk.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Dr Neil's Garden

A secret garden in a picturesque Edinburgh village has inspired artists for centuries.
Vicenza, Italy

Torre Bissara

One of the tallest bell towers in Italy plays a particular melody at just two times each day.
Kelmscott, England

Kelmscott Manor

The country home of world-famous designer, writer, and artist extraordinaire, William Morris.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
Glasgow, Scotland

Sir Thomas Lipton’s Grave

The final resting place of one of the most important figures in the world of tea.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
London, England

Aldwych Tube Station

This Underground station has been a popular filming location for decades, even before it closed.
Paris, France

The Bouquinistes of Paris

The tradition of open-air secondhand and antiquarian bookselling in Paris dates back to the Renaissance.
Carthage, Tunisia

Dar El Annabi

This museum in the famously blue neighborhood of Sidi Bou Saïd showcases a traditional Tunisian lifestyle.