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Hertfordshire, England

Natural History Museum at Tring

The incredible private taxidermy collection of an eccentric zoologist.
Tring, England

Tring Natural History Museum Hybrid Animals

A menagerie of curiously bred creatures.
West Wycombe, England

Hellfire Caves

Human-made caves excavated to hide a secret society of wealthy pagans.
Waddesdon, England

Waddesdon Manor Aviary

An ornate aviary built during the Victorian trend of collecting exotic birds.
Waddesdon, England

Waddesdon Manor Wine Cellars

The luxurious English estate houses the world’s largest private collection of French Rothschild wines.
Hertfordshire, England

Ruins of Minsden Chapel

This crumbling 14th century chapel became so unstable the roofing apparently collapsed during a wedding ceremony, narrowly missing the curate's head.
Hertfordshire, England

Old Gorhambury House

These ruins of Francis Bacon's once-magnificent manor are hidden in the English countryside.
Willen, England

Milton Keynes Peace Pagoda

The first peace pagoda to be constructed in the Western world sits next to a small English lake.
Hertfordshire, England

Magic Roundabout

A giant roundabout made up of six smaller roundabouts.
Hertfordshire, England

Redbournbury Watermill and Bakery

This operational mill has survived centuries of destruction and construction.
Hertfordshire, England

The Nickey Line

Cycle, walk, or run up and down on an old historic railway path.
Harpenden, England

Rothamsted Research

Chemical fertilizer in agriculture's origin story begins here.
Ivinghoe, England

The Pitstone Windmill

This windmill is believed to be the oldest in the British Isles.
Buckinghamshire, England

Ivinghoe Beacon

Model aircraft soar over 360-degree views of the countryside at the start of England's oldest road.
Clophill, England

St Mary The Virgin

A reportedly haunted 14th century church is curiously facing the “wrong direction.”
Whipsnade, England

Whipsnade White Lion

This unusual geoglyph was built as a warning so low-flying aircraft wouldn't scare the zoo animals.
Ridgmont, England

All Saints Church Ruins

This ancient Bedfordshire church was abandoned when the village's population slowly began migrating to new towns.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Gwynedd, Wales

Llechwedd Caverns Trampoline Park

A subterranean playground in an abandoned slate mine.