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London, England

Charlton House

The grounds of this Jacobean estate contain one of the oldest mulberry trees in England.
London, England

Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries

This long-hidden space above Westminster Abbey now displays the battle gear of the legendary King Henry V.
Oxford, England

Annora's Tomb

The weathered grave of a medieval anchoress who walled herself up in a cell attached to a church.
Bath, England

Beazer Garden Maze

Created by one of England's most prolific labyrinth designers, inspired by Bath city history.
London, England

Hoa Hakananai'a

The "lost friend” is the most famous of the six moai statues that were removed from Easter Island.
London, England

Animals in War Memorial

A unique tribute to the millions of animals who served and died for the British military.
London, England

Shoreditch Town Hall

A recently restored Shoreditch landmark with ties to Jack the Ripper.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six ton wedding gift to King of the Scots.
Edinburgh, Scotland

World's End Close

This otherwise ordinary close on the Royal Mile constituted the end of the world for Edinburgh’s poorest residents.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Edinburgh Maiden

This early version of the guillotine was used to execute the man responsible for its construction.
Edinburgh, Scotland

General Register Building of the National Archives of Scotland

Every birth, death, and marriage is recorded in these color-coded leather-bound books.
London, England

Trafalgar Square Imperial Measurements

These official units of measurement lie hidden beneath tourists' feet in a popular London hub.
Dorset, England

Old Harry Rocks

65 million-year-old chalk outcroppings mark the end of the Jurassic Coast.
Oxford, England

The Headington Shark

A 26 foot shark sculpture for nuclear disarmament, clever antennae disguise, and municipal battle royale.
Bratton, England

Westbury White Horse

A giant white horse drawn on an English hillside may not have been intended to be a horse at all.
East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Greenwich Meridian Trail

This long-distance walking route follows the Prime Meridian line as it passes through England.
Oxford, England

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706.
Windsor, England

Ankerwycke Yew

One of the oldest trees in Britain may have been witness to some of the country's formative moments.
Oxford, England

Codrington Library At All Souls College

Oxford University's stateliest library seems designed to make students truly feel the weight of knowledge.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Writers' Museum

This small museum in a 17th-century building honors three iconic Scottish writers.
London, England

Hungerford Footbridge Skateboard Graveyard

The broken skateboards that became a poignant memorial to a murdered skater.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Magdalen Chapel

The 16th-century church has the only stained glass windows that survived the Scottish Reformation intact.
Edinburgh, Scotland

William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Statues

Overlooked by many, the two famous Scottish warriors guard the main gate of Edinburgh Castle.