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Nottingham, England

Wollaton Hall

A striking 500-year-old mansion provides an unexpectedly sublime home for live deer and a menagerie of exotic stuffed animals.
Leicester, England

Abbey Sewage Pumping Station

This former sewage pumping station is now a fascinating museum.
Northampton, Massachusetts

Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum

A single room pays homage to the prodigious achievements of the 30th President of the United States.
Goldfield, Nevada

Paste Eater's Grave

Eulogizing an unknown man's unusual demise.
Chillingham, England

Chillingham Castle

This 13th century castle is chock full of ghosts and impossibly rare cows.
Alnwick, England

Barter Books

This enormous secondhand bookstore inside a Victorian train station sparked the "Keep Calm and Carry On" craze.
Alnwick, England

The Treehouse Restaurant at Alnwick Gardens

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

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

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

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
Edinburgh , Scotland

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

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

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death.
Alnwick, England

Alnwick Poison Garden

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

Bombardment Garden

The recreated ruins of a house designed to memorialize a World War I shelling on the town.
York, England

The Roman Bath

The remains of an ancient bathhouse sit inside this aptly-named pub.
London, England

Beauchamp Tower

Graffiti from the 16th and 17th centuries cover the walls of this part of the Tower of London.
London, England

Yeoman Warders Club

There's an exclusive Beefeaters pub hidden in the Tower of London.
Hathersage, England

Little John's Grave

A headstone notes where the most famous of Robin Hood's legendary Merry Men is reportedly buried.
Derbyshire, England

The Crazy Pinnacle

There's a strange stone hoodoo towering atop a wooded hillside and no one is quite sure how it got there.
North Yorkshire, England

Swinton Druids Temple

Although it appears ancient and mysterious, the quirky folly was actually built 200 years ago by an eccentric estate owner.
York, England

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
York, England

'Printer's Devil'

A Reformation-era fiery figurehead once denoted this location as a print shop.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

Makers and sellers of the original and finest York Ghosts.