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Ambleside, England

Ambleside Roman Fort

This beautifully situated lakeside Roman settlement was likely built during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian.
Canterbury, England

West Gate Tower Museum

A defensive structure built during the Hundred Years War has remained useful in one way or another for nearly 700 years.
Medway, England

Rochester Castle

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

Bekesbourne Tetrahedra Field

An anti-tank graveyard in the English countryside.
Margate, England

Crab Museum

Europe's "only museum dedicated to the decapod" is full of quirky and absurdist displays, including one featuring the "famous" Giant Crab of Margate.
Canterbury, England

The Great Cloister and Chapter House of Canterbury Cathedral

One of England's most famous churches hides a pair of little known architectural treasures.
Exeter, England

Parliament Street

At just 25 inches at its narrowest point, it's one of the smallest streets in the world.
Exeter, England

House That Moved

Old Tudor home moved on thick iron rails to a new spot.
Starcross, England

Starcross Engine House & Brunel’s Atmospheric Railway

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the great Victorian engineers, was the driving force behind the short-lived atmospheric railway.
Exmouth, England

A La Ronde

Two women with a flair for both adventure and artful clutter created this singular round home.
Washington, D.C.

Capitol Building Tunnel System

Members of Congress have traveled between the buildings on Capitol Hill for a century hidden from tourists, press, and storm clouds.
New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
Wiltshire, England

The Skeletons of Stonehenge

Ancient human remains unearthed around the iconic monument.
Wiltshire, England

Woodhenge

The first archaeological site discovered by aerial photography.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Everton, England

RAF Tempsford Memorial Barn

Set amid the remains of a secret WWII airfield, this barn was preserved as a memorial to Allied agents who parachuted into Europe.
Southampton, England

Ruins of Holyrood Church

Now a memorial to merchant sailors and Titanic victims, this medieval church was destroyed by bombing raids in 1940.
Coventry, England

Coventry Cathedral Ruins

The bombed out remains of the old church were kept intact next to the new one, as a reminder of the futility of war.
Weybridge, England

Brooklands Racetrack Remains

The world's first purpose-built motor racetrack was destroyed by the outbreak of two world wars.
Arkwright Town, England

Arkwright Town

When methane gas started seeping up from the ground, they picked up and moved the entire town.
Bolsover, England

Cundy House

This restored 17th century "conduit house," often mistaken for a watchtower, actually supplied water to nearby Bolsover Castle.
Derbyshire, England

Blue John Cavern

Semi-precious Blue John stones have been mined in this cavern system for centuries.
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