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Places visited in Sligo, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland

National Leprechaun Museum

A museum that cashes in on its infamous little people while teaching you a thing or two about the Irish fey.
Dublin, Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol

One of Ireland's most infamous prisons for rebels including men, women and children.
Leixlip, Ireland

The Wonderful Barn

A corkscrew-shaped barn in Ireland.
Celbridge, Ireland

Conolly's Folly

Obelisks and stone pineapples in the Irish countryside.
Tullamore, Ireland

Charleville Castle

An 1814 castle that hosts an exhibit of "explorabilia".
Birr, Ireland

Kinnitty Pyramid

This burial pyramid in central Ireland is thousands of miles and thousands of years away from its Egyptian inspiration.
Athlone, Ireland

Sean's Bar

The oldest pub in Ireland may also be the oldest surviving bar in the entire world.
Galway, Ireland

Abandoned Menlo Castle

A moody and picturesque riverside ruin overgrown with vegetation.
Mayo, Ireland

Slievemore's deserted stone village

Achill's most recently abandoned village dates back to to the Age of Enlightenment.
Sligo, Ireland

Medb's Cairn

This 30-foot pile of rocks may be the grave of a mythological Irish queen.
Sligo, Ireland

The Glen

A tiny microvalley etched into the side of Knocknarea Mountain hides another world.
Anstruther, Scotland

Anstruther Model Solar System

Bronze plates placed around this Scottish fishing village form a true-scale model of the solar system.
Scotland

Scotland's Secret Bunker

A nuclear bunker built to shelter the politicians and important people of Scotland in case of nuclear attack.
Dunino, Scotland

Dunino Den

A site of pagan worship which still attracts people looking for fairies.
Saint Andrews, Scotland

Hamish McHamish Statue

This bronze statue was erected to honor a small Scottish town's beloved stray cat.
Saint Andrews, Scotland

Saint Salvator's Unlucky PH

Every St. Andrews student knows to avoid this inscription for fear of a martyr's curse.
Dundee, Scotland

Lemmings Statue

A bronze tribute to the wildly popular video game from the '90s.
Highland, Scotland

Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

Britain's only herd of free-ranging reindeer.
Elgin, Scotland

Dandy Lion

A baffling beast so absurd a town councilman called it "intellectual vomit in technicolor."
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

New Slains Castle Ruins

The remains of a grand castle that may have inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Stonehaven, Scotland

Dunnottar Castle

The ruins of this gorgeous clifftop castle look like something from a fantasy novel.