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Highland, Scotland

Ben Nevis

The highest peak in the United Kingdom has a history of physics, specters, and a pilgrimage of strange objects.
Dumbarton, Scotland

Dumbarton Rock

This volcanic plug boasts the longest recorded history of any Scottish stronghold.
Cardross, Scotland

The Ruins of St. Peter's Seminary

One of Scotland's most important modern structures, it just made the '100 Most Endangered Sites' list.
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area.
Fortingall, Scotland

The Fortingall Yew

Possibly the oldest living thing in Europe, more likely a pagan survivor.
Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Ossian's Hall of Mirrors

Described by William Wordsworth as a "World of Wonder."
Birnam, Scotland

Birnam Oak and Sycamore

Macbeth's infamous "Great Birnam Wood."
Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Meikleour Beech Hedges

The Guinness Record holder for largest hedge in the world is a verdant Scottish bulwark.
North Yorkshire, England

Crackpot Hall

The dramatic remains of an abandoned farmhouse sit high on the edge of a remote hillside.
North Yorkshire, England

Swaledale Corpse Way

A winding medieval path was used by mourners to carry their dead to the nearest church.
North Yorkshire, England

Buttertubs Pass

A steep and winding road in the Yorkshire Dales passes by these deep natural potholes.
Northumberland, England

Cragside

This enchanting Victorian estate was home to the world's first hydroelectric power generator.
Alnwick, England

Alnwick Poison Garden

The sign at the garden gate reads: "These Plants Can Kill."
Alnwick, England

The Treehouse Restaurant at Alnwick Gardens

This giant wooden treehouse within a sprawling garden has its own eatery.
Bamburgh, England

Teak Ceiling at Bamburgh Castle

The medieval-looking hammer beam teak roof may be a Victorian vanity, but it's still absolutely magnificent.
Holy Island of Lindisfarne, England

Pilgrims Way to Holy Island

Twice a day this ancient path disappears with the tides, leaving the Holy Island of Lindisfarne out to sea.
Holy Island of Lindisfarne, England

Holy Island Boat Sheds

These upturned herring boats make nifty storage sheds for fishing goods.
East Sussex, England

Five Hundred Acre Wood

The forest that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood can be found outside London.
Brighton, England

The Royal Pavilion

Regency-era excess on the English Coast.
Brighton, England

West Pier

The rotting skeleton of a shoreside fun fair that was destroyed by fire and storms still haunts the Brighton ocean view.
Cornwall, England

Lanyon Quoit

A neolithic dolmen that was rebuilt after collapsing during the 19th century.
Cornwall, England

Mên-an-Tol (Circle Stone)

A circle stone within a stone circle.
Cornwall, England

Lost Gardens of Heligan

400-year-old garden, restored to beauty.
Devon, England

Burgh Island

Take a sea tractor to the Art Deco hotel on the island that inspired Agatha Christie.