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Essex, England

Greensted Church

This historic franken-chapel is the oldest wooden church in the world, at least part of it.
Cambridge, England

Garret Hostel Bridge

Named after a lodging site that existed nearby, a bridge has existed at this location since 1455.
Cambridge, England

'Teleport-o-Matic'

One of several Lilliputian portals that are ready to transport passengers to other dimensions, if they can find them.
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.
Peterborough, England

Holme Fen Posts

Once-buried markers show England’s lowest land point keeps getting lower.
Hastings, England

The Amsterdam Shipwreck

This remarkably intact, 260-year-old cargo ship is only visible at the lowest of spring tides.
Vaals, Netherlands

Vaalserberg

The tallest mountain in mainland Netherlands isn't actually very tall.
Belgium

Vennbahn Cycleway

Walk or bike along a narrow strip of Belgium sandwiched between German territory.
Cologne, Germany

Cologne's Love Locks Bridge

Thousands of tourists and residents in Cologne affix "love padlocks" on the Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge to symbolize their affections.
Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland

Carrickfergus Radar Tower

An abandoned shipping control tower looks like a satellite perched at the end of a pier.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

St. George's Market

The last Victorian market in Belfast.
Medway, England

Rochester Castle

This foreboding medieval castle was twice besieged by barons rebelling against the English king.
Margate, England

Margate Shell Grotto

Grotto replete with mystical designs laid out in glued shell mosaics.
Glasgow, Scotland

Duke of Wellington Statue

This stately monument has been wearing a traffic cone hat for decades much to the delight of the locals.
Holy Island of Lindisfarne, England

Holy Island Boat Sheds

These upturned herring boats make nifty storage sheds for fishing goods.
Ryde, England

1930s London Underground Trains at Ryde

The Isle of Wight’s “Island Line” serviced by former London Underground trains from the 1930s.
Portsmouth, England

Spinnaker Tower

This striking observation tower shaped like a spinnaker sail is the newest icon in historic Portsmouth.
Brighton, England

Patcham Pylon

This monumental gateway marks the northern edge of Brighton and is a welcome sign to all visitors to the seaside city.
Rye, England

Ypres Tower

Also known as Rye Castle, this 13th-century fortification later became a prison and held one of Rye's most famous criminals.
East Sussex, England

Five Hundred Acre Wood

The forest that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood can be found outside London.
London, England

Rubens Ceiling at the Banqueting House

The sumptuous ceiling was one of the last things Charles I saw before his execution.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

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

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.