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Box, England

Box Tunnel Entrance

The designer of this railway tunnel added a birthday present for himself.
Cirencester, England

World's Tallest Yew Hedge

Trimmings from the record-setting tree line that surrounds Cirencester Park have been used to manufacture chemotherapy drugs.
Royal Leamington Spa, England

Royal Pump Rooms

Preserved baths in a Victorian-era spa town frequented by the most famous people of its day.
Chipping Norton, England

Rollright Stones

This trio of neolithic stone monuments are fabled to be a king and his knights that were petrified by a witch.
Bristol, England

'You Don’t Need Planning Permission to Build Castles in the Sky'

Perhaps the most obscure, simplistic Banksy installation found in Bristol or in the entire world.
St Paul's, England

'Ruined'

A unique sculpture cemetery dedicated to the region's defunct businesses.
Bristol, England

Clifton Suspension Bridge Vaults

Cathedral-like Victorian vaults are hidden within this iconic bridge.
Bristol, England

St. Mary Redcliffe Tram Rail

World War II air raids over Bristol dislodged this fragment of tram line that ended up embedded in a churchyard.
Bristol, England

Model of the Matthew

A miniature version of the ship that took John Cabot from Bristol to Newfoundland.
Bath, England

Head of Sulis Minerva

The accidental discovery of this gilt bronze head led archaeologists to find the Roman Baths in the city of Bath
Granada, Spain

Muslim Gravestones of the Alhambra

Spanish architects used seized Muslim gravestones to rebuild parts of the fortress.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Torture Museum

Museum preserving torture methods from the past.
Glastonbury, England

Tomb of Dion Fortune

The final resting place of one of the most influential modern occultists.
Bristol, England

The St Mary Redcliffe Chaotic Pendulum

The unpredictability of this pendulum's movements has drawn visitors to this magnificent church for decades.
Bristol, England

John Cabot's Whalebone

A 15th-century whalebone is tucked away in an unassuming corner of this medieval church.
Kenilworth, England

Kenilworth Castle

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

Barbury Castle

This strategically placed hill fort has served defensive forces from the Iron Age up until the 20th century.
Bourton-on-the-Water, England

Bourton-on-the-Water Model Village

A miniature village mimics the surrounding buildings so well it includes itself.
Trinidad, Cuba

The Manaca Iznaga Tower

An old slave lookout in Cuba's historic sugar cane fields.
Viñales, Cuba

Cueva del Indio

Besides being home to cave paintings and pre-Columbian Cuban archaeological remains, you get to take a boat through this stalactite and stalagmite covered cave.
Bristol, England

Temple Gardens

This church is said to have connections to the Knights Templars.
Bristol, England

Pero's Bridge

This pedestrian footbridge honors Pero Jones, an enslaved African who lived in Bristol.
Bristol, England

Cheese Lane Shot Tower

A 142-foot-tall Q-tip on Bristol's skyline.
Bath, England

Dueling Lane

In addition to escorting prospective couples to and from ballrooms, this lane was also a place for gentlemen to settle scores.