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Margate, England

'The Shell Lady of Margate'

Overlooking the seaside town of Margate stands a tribute to an artist's lover.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
York, England

Shambles of York

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

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
Zennor, England

Mermaid Chair

This wooden chair dates possibly back to the 15th century, and commemorates a local legend.
Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
Cornwall, England

Minack Theatre

A open air theatre built on a cliff by an eccentric British woman.
Cornwall, England

Gwennap Pit

The excellent acoustics of this natural amphitheater made it a popular preaching spot for the founder of the Methodist Church.
Cornwall, England

Goonhilly Earth Station

Arthur, Merlin, and Guinevere are among the largest and oldest satellite dishes on the planet.
Derbyshire, England

The Upper Derwent Reservoirs

This chain of artificial lakes was an ideal test ground for the aircraft that would carry the "bouncing bombs" used by the WWII "Dambusters" squad.
North Yorkshire, England

Malham Cove

Harry Potter once visited this massive limestone cliff, which was carved by an ancient glacial river.
Ripponden, England

Stott Hall Farm

The house in the middle of the motorway.
Medway, England

Rochester Castle

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

Bodmin Jail

This antique prison is a tourist attraction with a sordid past.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Cornwall, England

Merlin’s Cave

It is said the legendary wizard once lived in this sea cave beneath Tintagel Castle.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Post Office

A whimsical cottage from the 1300s with a preserved Victorian-era post office inside.
Botallack, Cornwall

Crown Mine Ruins

These picturesque ruins crumble beautifully into the ocean.
London, England

Tower Bridge Chimney

An architectural oddity hides in plain sight on this iconic London bridge.
Ponsanooth, England

Kennal Vale Gunpowder Works

A sturdy relic of Britain's once crucial gunpowder industry is now a haunting Cornish ruin.
Cornwall, England

The Merry Maidens

Perhaps the only prehistoric monument with its very own public bus stop.
Bovey Tracey, England

House of Marbles

This historic factory peddles classic toys from the picturesque English county of Devon.