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Coventry, England

Spon Street

A preserved block of timber buildings from the city's industrial era in the Middle Ages.
Kenilworth, England

Kenilworth Castle

This ruined medieval castle was the scene of Lord Robert Dudley’s seductive reception for Queen Elizabeth I.
Hatton, England

The Hatton Flight

Known as the "Stairway to Heaven," this historic canal dates back to the 1700s.
Warwickshire, England

Dick's Lane Bridge

A great example of the inventive canal bridges that were deliberately split down the middle.
Warwickshire, England

Baddesley Clinton

This medieval manor house was equipped with secret compartments for hiding priests.
Birmingham, England

'Sentinel'

This eye-catching roundabout sculpture commemorates one of England's best World War II-era "shadow factories."
Birmingham, England

Aston Hall

This ornate English estates "Prodigy House" still bears the cannonball marks of civil war.
Birmingham, England

Warstone Lane Cemetery Catacombs

A hidden gem in the middle of the city's infamous Jewelry Quarter.
Birmingham, England

Curzon Street Station

This historic abandoned train station looks like a stop for ghost trains.
Birmingham, England

Birmingham Walk of Stars

The star-studded street honors the city's most notable Brummies.
Birmingham, England

Blakesley Hall

Some wattle-and-daub, a Moorish mural, a glacial erratic, and a Giant named Gilbert.
Tanworth in Arden, England

Nick Drake's Grave

The gravestone of a delicate singer-songwriter bears a fittingly introspective epitaph.
Kings Norton, England

Kings Norton Stop Lock

This ingenious engineering solution was built to stop the "theft" of canal water.
West Midlands, England

Moseley Bog

An ancient woodland that inspired a young J.R.R. Tolkien.