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Castleton, England

Peak Cavern's Rope Factory

Some of England's last cave dwellers lived and worked within this huge cave.
Lairg, Scotland

Smoo Cave

A sea cave with a waterfall and Viking past
Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
Nottinghamshire, England

Rufford Abbey

The undercroft is a spectacular example of medieval Cistercian architecture.
Lincoln, England

High Bridge

The oldest of the three remaining bridges in England with buildings on top of them.
Redruth, England

Carn Brea Castle

A 14th century castle built on the seat of a mighty giant.
Keoldale, Scotland

Cape Wrath

The farthest northwesterly point of the British mainland is one of the most remote places in the Scottish Highlands.
Nottinghamshire, England

King John's Palace Ruins

These bleak 800-year-old ruins were once the royal residence of choice for hunting in Sherwood Forest.
Monmouth, Wales

Monnow Bridge

The only medieval bridge in Britain with its defensive tower still in tact.
Maltby, England

Roche Abbey Ruins

Legend has it the famous Robin Hood would attend mass at this 12th-century Cistercian abbey in Sherwood Forrest.
East Lothian, Scotland

Bass Rock

This tiny island is home to the world's largest colony of Northern gannets.
Nottingham, England

The Caves of Nottingham

A labyrinthine underworld of tunnels and caverns hides beneath the city.
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UKs oldest theme park slowly slips away.
Stapleford, England

The Hemlock Stone

Left by the Devil, an ancient quarry or just plain old erosion, this enigmatic rock pillar rises 28 feet from the hillside.
London, England

Kirkaldy Testing Museum

A collection of machines designed to break things for science.
Sandown, England

Dinosaur Isle

This purpose-built dinosaur museum is shaped like a pterodactyl and holds fossils that were found in its very village.
Nottingham, England

Wollaton Hall

A striking 500-year-old mansion provides an unexpectedly sublime home for live deer and a menagerie of exotic stuffed animals.
Cornwall, England

Gwennap Pit

The excellent acoustics of this natural amphitheater made it a popular preaching spot for the founder of the Methodist Church.
Glastonbury, England

'King Arthur's Tomb'

In the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey lies the alleged resting place of the legendary king.
London, England

The Lewis Chessmen

These mysterious Viking chess pieces spent centuries hidden on a remote Scottish island.
Cambridge, England

Mathematical Bridge

Local legend says Isaac Newton built this footbridge without any screws, bolts, or nails.
Derbyshire, England

The Upper Derwent Reservoirs

This chain of artificial lakes was an ideal test ground for the aircraft that would carry the "bouncing bombs" used by the WWII "Dambusters" squad.
Bath and North East Somerset, England

Stanton Drew Stone Circles

One of the largest megalithic complexes in England, which local legend holds is a wedding party turned to stone by the Devil.