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Highland, Scotland

The Quiraing

Islanders once used this dramatic, otherworldly landscape to hide their cattle from Viking raiders.
Temple Normanton, England

Saint James the Apostle Church

A unique 1980s designed church sits uncomfortably in its traditional Victorian churchyard.
Scotland

Callanish Stones

The mysterious megaliths have enchanted and intrigued visitors for thousands of years.
South Yorkshire, England

The Steelworker Mural

This magnificent mural was created with over 30,000 colored bricks.
Nottinghamshire, England

The Workhouse

In the U.K., a historic workhouse shines a light on the early, harsh treatment of the poor.
England

Sluice

This striking steel sculpture transforms environmental data into art.
Northumberland, England

Grace Darling Museum

This museum honors the young maritime hero who became an unexpected Victorian-era celebrity.
England

'Sentinel'

This eye-catching roundabout sculpture commemorates one of England's best World War II-era "shadow factories."
Almuñécar, Spain

El Majuelo Ruins

The extensive relics of an ancient Roman and Phoenician fish processing plant hide in a town park.
Ceredigion, Wales

Constitution Hill

A 19th-century funicular railway shuttles visitors up this surprising sea cliff to one of the world's largest camera obscuras.
The Hague, Netherlands

World Peace Flame Pathway

Lumps of significant stone from around the world surround a flaming monument for peace.
Highland, Scotland

Ruthven Barracks

These ruins witnessed the final gathering of the failed Jacobite Rebellion.
Highland, Scotland

The Old Man of Storr

An ancient Scottish rock formation said to be the gravesite of a giant remains ensconced in legend and intrigue.
Falkland Islands

Blue Beach Military Cemetery

A small cemetery remembers the British troops who fell during the Falklands War.
Stanley, Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Totem Pole

Where British troops serving on the remote islands paid tribute to their faraway hometowns.
Nottinghamshire, England

The Archbishop's Palace

Once a palace for the Archbishop of York, these 15th-century ruins now serve as a haunt for history buffs.
Nottinghamshire, England

Chapel of Saint Mary the Virgin

English Protestants once criticized this enormous private chapel for being too ornate.
Ingleton, England

The Ingleton Trail

This amazing trail among the many waterfalls around Ingleton has been enchanting visitors since 1885.
Nottinghamshire, England

1960s Hyperbolic Paraboloid Gas Station Canopy

One of the earliest large-scale "hyper" roofs in the U.K. is now a derelict roadside attraction.
Funchal, Portugal

Principality of Pontinha

A micronation on an islet along the coast of a Portuguese island.
Nottinghamshire, England

The Saracen's Head Hotel

A 13th-century inn where the ill-fated King Charles I spent his last night of freedom.
Newark, England

The Oil Patch Warrior

A memorial to American oil drillers who volunteered to travel secretly to England in 1943 and work in the U.K.'s only oil field.
Nottinghamshire, England

Rufford Abbey

The undercroft is a spectacular example of medieval Cistercian architecture.
Valletta, Malta

Valletta Tunnels

A centuries-old forgotten underworld lies beneath Malta.