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Places visited in Warwickshire, England
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Glasgow, Scotland

St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

This Scottish museum is the only one in the world to focus not on one religion but all of them.
Broadway, England

Broadway Tower and Nuclear Bunker

A petite castle folly in the English countryside.
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.
Derbyshire, England

Winnats Pass

A magnificent winding road through a steep valley, with deep natural caverns at the bottom
Eyam, England

Hall Hill Troughs

One of the U.K's earliest public water supplies is within the "plague village."
Eyam, England

Eyam Plague Village Museum

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
Hope Valley, England

The Round Building

This petite cutlery factory sits on the foundations of a defunct gasworks.
Cerne Abbas, England

The Cerne Abbas Giant

Giant naked man on a hillside.
Somerset, England

Vicars' Close

The oldest residential street in Europe also features an optical illusion.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury Tor

This hill and tower are steeped in legend, from King Arthur to the Holy Grail.
Hampshire, England

The Grave of Thomas Thetcher

This gravestone and its inscription inspired a movement that has spanned generations and saved countless lives.
London, England

Highgate Cemetery

London's creepiest cemetery was once the site of dueling magicians and mobs of stake-carrying vampire hunters.
Stow-on-the-Wold, England

St Edward's Church

This medieval sanctuary's tree-framed door looks like a portal to a mythical realm.
Compton, England

Watts Cemetery Chapel

This quaint mortuary chapel hides a stunning Celtic Revival and Art Nouveau interior.
Birmingham, England

'Sentinel'

This eye-catching roundabout sculpture commemorates one of England's best World War II-era "shadow factories."
Warwickshire, England

Lord Leycester Hospital

A retirement home for soldiers that can trace its history to the Elizabethan era and beyond.
Royal Leamington Spa, England

Royal Pump Rooms

Preserved baths in a Victorian-era spa town frequented by the most famous people of its day.
Hamsey, England

Hamsey Island Plague Church

Now isolated, this church was once the center of a bustling village that succumbed to the Black Death.
London, England

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History

This shop and gallery is a modern-day cabinet of curiosities, unassumingly positioned along an urban thoroughfare.
London, England

God's Own Junkyard

A kaleidoscopic warehouse-maze of handmade neon signs.
Oxford, England

Another Time II

Hidden in plain sight, this creepy sculpture watches from above.
Oxford, England

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706.
Oxford, England

The Eagle and Child

J.R.R Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and other "Inklings" met at the Oxford pub to discuss the now legendary fantasy stories they were writing.