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Nottingham, England

Church Cemetery

A spooky juxtaposition of caves and graves gives this legend-filled cemetery a particularly haunting vibe.
Nottinghamshire, England

Newstead Abbey

The ancestral home of beloved English poet Lord Byron has a bizarre history.
Newtown Linford, England

Bradgate House

The alleged birthplace of Lady Jane Grey, who was executed at age 16 for claiming the throne of England.
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Rothwell, England

Rothwell Bone Crypt

Under a church hides a forgotten 13th-century ossuary containing the remains of around 2,500 people.
Brighton, England

Old Time Amusements

A vintage penny arcade hidden in the back of a fun fair-themed bar.
Cornwall, England

Lost Gardens of Heligan

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

Bodmin Jail

This antique prison is a tourist attraction with a sordid past.
Glastonbury, England

The White Spring

A dark Victorian well house now plays host to mystical waters and pagan shrines.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury Tor

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

Glastonbury

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

The Red Lion

The only pub in the world surrounded by an ancient stone circle.
Derbyshire, England

Stanage Edge

This iconic Peak District ridge was once one of the busiest roads in medieval Britain.
Derbyshire, England

Blue Lagoon of Buxton

This beautiful "lagoon" is actually a toxic soup filled with cars, carcasses, and trash. When warnings couldn't stop people from going for a dip, the town dyed it black.
Cerne Abbas, England

The Cerne Abbas Giant

Giant naked man on a hillside.
Dorset, England

Tout Quarry Sculpture Park

This former quarry is now a vibrant labyrinth of magical in situ sculptures.
St. John's, Isle of Man

Tynwald Hill

Believed to be the former location of one of the earliest Viking assemblies in Europe.
Rushen, Isle of Man

The Chasms

This unique rock formation has become a popular walking trail.
Port Erin, Isle of Man

Isle of Man Steam Railway

A 150-year-old steam locomotive crosses the southern half of the island daily.
Port Erin, Isle of Man

Milner's Tower

A prison tower–like edifice honoring a beloved local benefactor.
Douglas, Isle of Man

The Old Fairy Bridge

This hidden bridge is where local children leave gifts and messages for the island's fay folk.
Douglas, Isle of Man

Groudle Glen Water Wheel

This Victorian water wheel is affectionately nicknamed "Little Isabella."
Laxey, Isle of Man

The Laxey Wheel

World's largest working waterwheel has been around for over 150 years.
Derbyshire, England

Chatsworth House

Seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire for centuries.