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London, England

The Aurochs Skull

The gigantic skull of a long-extinct species that once roamed the forests of England and Ireland.
Windsor, England

The Queen's Swans at Windsor

All unmarked mute swans on the Thames are owned by the Queen per a tradition that began in the 12th century.
Dolgarrog, Wales

Surf Snowdonia

Britain's only artificial surfing lake is nestled in the beautiful mountains of Wales.
Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
Windsor, England

Queen Charlotte Street

At just 51 feet and 10 inches long, it's the shortest street in England.
London, England

Arnold Circus

Celebrated bandstand at the center of what was once the worst slum in London.
London, England

'The Rocket' Locomotive

This innovative steam machine was no doubt the most famous of the pioneer locomotives.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
Saint Andrews, Scotland

Saint Salvator's Unlucky PH

Every St Andrews student knows to avoid this inscription for fear of a martyr's curse.
Oxford, England

Oxford Botanic Garden

The fantastic charm of England's oldest botanical garden has made it a place of writerly inspiration for centuries.
Cardiff, Wales

Roman Walls of Cardiff Castle

The castle still holds traces of the abandoned Roman fort it was built atop.
Oxford, England

Oxford Electric Bell

This battery powered bell has been ringing since 1840 and is one of the worlds longest running science experiments.
Oxford, England

The Saxon Tower at St. Michael at the North Gate

This 11th century tower is said to be the oldest building in Oxford.
Oxford, England

Oak Beams, New College Oxford

The beams of the New College, Oxford dining hall come with an amazing story.
Oxford, England

The Sheldonian Theatre

A theatre built to house the rowdy Oxford graduation ceremonies became the stage for a debate about God's existence.
Edinburgh, Scotland

David Hume's Statue

Touching this 18th-century Scottish philosopher’s toe allegedly conjures good fortune.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Museum of Edinburgh

This 16th-century house tells the city's history through old artifacts and quirky tales.
Oxford, England

Oxford Museum of the History of Science

An extraordinary collection of scientific instruments - and Einstein's chalkboard - inside the world's oldest purpose built museum building.
London, England

The Executioner's Ax

Tucked away in the Tower of London is the weapon once used to execute high-profile prisoners.
London, England

Mary Anning's Plesiosaur

This marine reptile was discovered by one of the 19th century's greatest fossil hunters.
London, England

The Soho Square Hut

The Tudor-style cottage in the middle of the square is not quite what it seems.
Oxford, England

Another Time II

Hidden in plain sight, this creepy sculpture watches from above.
Wiltshire, England

The Skeletons of Stonehenge

Ancient human remains unearthed around the iconic monument.
London, England

The London Library

More than a million titles fill the labyrinthine shelves of this prestigious private library.