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Cornwall, England

Minack Theatre

A open air theatre built on a cliff by an eccentric British woman.
Wellington, England

Wellington Somerset Monument

Standing atop Wellington Hill is the world's tallest three-sided obelisk.
Orkney, Scotland

The Italian Chapel

This tin chapel was built by POW's during World War II and is painted to look like something much more grand.
Haroldswick, Scotland

The Viking Unst Project and Skidbladner

Recreations of a Norse longhouse and boat on Shetland's northernmost inhabited island.
Baltasound, Scotland

Bobby's Bus Shelter

This Shetland Islands bus shelter may be small, but it squeezes in a couch, a desk, some art, and even an old telly.
Sandwick, Scotland

Skara Brae

Amazing and mysterious Neolithic settlement on Scotland's Orkney Islands.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Gwynedd, Wales

Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel

This Welsh hotel is the spiritual home of the British 1953 Everest expedition, the first successful ascent of Mount Everest.
Gwynedd, Wales

Llechwedd Caverns Trampoline Park

A subterranean playground in an abandoned slate mine.
Gwynedd, Wales

Portmeirion Village

A miniature Italianate fantasy village on the coast of Wales and the set of ITC classic "The Prisoner."
Torfaen, Wales

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Go deep down into the earth to experience the world of Welsh coal miners.
Blaenavon, Wales

Blaenavon Ironworks

This former Welsh metal factory is now a lovely abandoned relic but was once one of the industry's world leaders.
Caerleon, Wales

Caerleon Amphitheatre

This Roman amphitheater is said to be King Arthur's legendary Round Table.
Newport, Wales

Newport Transporter Bridge

The largest of only eight working transporter bridges left in the world.
Caerphilly, Wales

Tommy Cooper Statue

Enthusiasts of the mid-20th century magician and comedian erected this statue in the small Welsh town in which he was born, even though the comedian only lived there for three years.
Tongwynlais, Wales

Castell Coch (The Red Castle)

High Victorian fantasy created a fairytale castle out of a ruined fortress in Wales.
Saint Fagans, Wales

St. Fagans National History Museum

Stroll through Welsh history in a village of reconstructed structures.
Cardiff, Wales

The Arab Room at Cardiff Castle

A harem-inspired Moorish fantasy design in a Victorian-era Welsh castle.
Cardiff, Wales

Roman Walls of Cardiff Castle

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

Dead Man's Alley

This pedestrian walkway cuts through a cemetery and over several burial vaults.
Cardiff, Wales

The Pumping Station

This eclectic antique shop is home to the taxidermy remains of a celebrity lion named Simba.
Cardiff, Wales

Ianto's Shrine

An impromptu shrine appeared shortly after beloved "Torchwood" character Ianto Jones was killed off the show.
Somerset, England

Muchelney Abbey

The ruined abbey includes a rare surviving example of a monastic latrine.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.