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Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

This bridge was constructed from the rubble of the infamous Bastille.
Paris, France

Montmartre Funicular

The water-powered carriages are long gone, but for over a century this funicular railway has been the fastest route to the highest point in Paris.
Postbridge, England

Postbridge Clapper Bridge

This ancient stone bridge dates back to the early Middle Ages.
Foxton, England

Foxton Locks

The longest and steepest staircase locks in the United Kingdom.
Totnes, England

The Brutus Stone

One could not be blamed for literally walking all over this supposed landmark.
Bath and North East Somerset, England

Solsbury Hill

An Iron Age hillfort rooted in Arthurian legend was made famous by musician Peter Gabriel.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

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

The Hurlers

Cornish legend says these ancient circles were people turned to stone for playing hurling on a Sunday.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Highlandman's Umbrella

Displaced highlanders would take shelter from the wet Scottish climate under the large walled bridge at Glasgow Central Station.
Wiltshire, England

Woodhenge

The first archaeological site discovered by aerial photography.
Chipping Norton, England

Rollright Stones

This trio of neolithic stone monuments are fabled to be a king and his knights that were petrified by a witch.
Devon, England

Buckfast Abbey

This historic Benedictine monastery brews a booze so toxic that it has often been blamed almost singularly for Scottish hooliganism.
Derbyshire, England

Chatsworth House

Seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire for centuries.
Cornwall, England

Dozmary Pool

Now nearly dry, this lake is said to be the ancient home of the Lady of the Lake, and was once thought to be bottomless.
Cornwall, England

Mên-an-Tol (Circle Stone)

A circle stone within a stone circle.
Lyme Regis, England

The Glowing Clams of Great Britain

A midnight snack that lights up the night.
Nottinghamshire, England

Major Oak

The largest oak in England is said to have been the hideout of Robin Hood and his Merry Men.
Oxfordshire, England

Uffington White Horse

The granddaddy of English geoglyphs dates back to the late Bronze Age.
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

360° views of the city plus five floors of optical illusions and hands-on science.
Barcelona, Spain

Tibidabo

Mountain where Jesus was first tempted by the Devil.
Coleford, England

Puzzlewood

The mysterious, fantastical woodland inspiration for "The Lord of the Rings."