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Sheffield, England

Riverside Pub Mural

Located behind the Riverside Pub is a nautical fantasy from one of the area's renowned street artists.
Sheffield, England

Sheffield General Cemetery

Cemetery established by the Victorians as a solution to the overflowing graveyards.
Sheffield, England

Paternoster Lift

One of the last doorless, continuously moving elevators still in use in the U.K.
Harrogate, England

Turkish Baths Harrogate

The last fully working Victorian Turkish bath in England.
Harrogate, England

Old Swan Hotel

Where Agatha Christie mysteriously disappeared in 1926.
Stirling, Scotland

The Bastion & Thieves Pot

Hidden in this modern shopping center is a relic of 16th-century capital punishment.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

North Rona Island

This remote Scottish isle is only inhabited by seals, birds, and the memory of a tragic settlement.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Calum's Road

One man spent 10 years building a spectacular section of road because no one else would.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Quiraing

Islanders once used this dramatic, otherworldly landscape to hide their cattle from Viking raiders.
Holywood, Scotland

Garden of Cosmic Speculation

A 30-acre garden inspired by the principles of modern physics.
Feshiebridge, Scotland

Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail

These skilfully executed, poignant works of art dot a verdant Scottish dell.
Highland, Scotland

Ruthven Barracks

These ruins witnessed the final gathering of the failed Jacobite Rebellion.
Highland, Scotland

CairnGorm Mountain Railway

Scotland's only funicular railway is also the United Kingdom's highest.
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."
Heckington, England

Heckington 8-Sail Windmill

The last working windmill in the U.K. that has eight sails.
Orkney, Scotland

The Stones of Stenness

Possibly the oldest of Britain's ancient henges is also one of its most stark.
Dunnet, Scotland

Dunnet Head Lighthouse

The most northern place on the mainland of Great Britain.
John o' Groats, Scotland

John o' Groats Marker

The sign marks one of the endpoints to mainland Britain's longest overland travel route.
Wick, Scotland

Ebenezer Place

The world's shortest street was created by an awkwardly placed hotel.
Highland, Scotland

Dunrobin Castle

A castle in the Scottish Highlands has been continuously inhabited since the 1300s.
Heilam, Scotland

Ard Neackie Lime Kilns

The ruins of a defunct limestone quarry still haunt this Scottish promontory.
Highland, Scotland

Oil Rig Graveyard

Where the sleeping monsters of Scotland's oil industry are left to rust.
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.