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Keswick, England

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Stonehenge has nothing on Castlerigg’s views.
Oxford, England

The Eagle and Child

J.R.R Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and other "Inklings" met at the Oxford pub to discuss the now legendary fantasy stories they were writing.
London, England

Battersea Power Station

Pop culture has helped to keep this iconic British building from being destroyed.
Oxford, England

J.R.R. Tolkien's Grave

The names Lúthien and Beren can be found inscribed on the shared grave of the famous writer and his beloved wife and muse.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
London, England

221b Baker Street

The popularity of Sherlock Holmes led to the creation of his fictional address, turning the orderly London street numbers askew.
Groom, Texas

The Leaning Tower of Texas

This water tower slanted at an uncomfortable angle off the old Route 66 was an ingenious marketing ploy.
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of 10 Cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
Canyon, Texas

Palo Duro Canyon

The Grand Canyon of Texas.
Dover, England

Bronze Age Boat

One of the oldest seagoing boats in the world can be found at the Dover Museum.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Waag

Amsterdam's former hotspot for public executions and dissections.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oudekerksplein

This city square is home to Amsterdam's oldest church and a statue honoring Dutch sex workers.
Central City, Colorado

Ghost Town Disc Golf

Toss a Frisbee through the ruins of this Colorado gold mining town.
Southampton, England

Ruins of Holyrood Church

Now a memorial to merchant sailors and Titanic victims, this medieval church was destroyed by bombing raids in 1940.
Lower Beeding, England

Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens

This breathtakingly beautiful botanical garden is home to a mob of wonderful wallabies.
Lympne, England

Spencer Roberts Room

Its walls are adorned with exquisite murals of the natural world, transforming it into an ecologist’s Sistine Chapel.
Bodiam, England

Bodiam Castle

A beautiful ruin of a 14th-century Plantagenet castle built by a medieval mercenary.
Hove, England

Armada Beacon

This large torch on the Hove coastline helped Sir Francis Drake defend England from the Spanish fleet.
Brighton, England

West Pier

The rotting skeleton of a shoreside fun fair that was destroyed by fire and storms still haunts the Brighton ocean view.
Brighton, England

Madeira Lift

Decrepit Victorian public lift is a white-knuckle ride.
East Sussex, England

Seven Sisters Cliffs

These stark white cliffs were spat up by the sea and are slowly being retaken by it.
England

Derek Jarman's Garden

An avant-garde artist is survived by his seaside garden.
Sandgate, England

House of H.G. Wells

In a small Kentish seaside stands the former home of one of the greatest science-fiction writers.
El Prado, New Mexico

Earthships

These aggressively sustainable art homes look like something out of 1970's science fiction.