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York, England

Yorkshire Air Museum

This aircraft museum is home to one of just three Halifax bombers in the world.
Birmingham, England

Birmingham Walk of Stars

The star-studded street honors the city's most notable Brummies.
Bovey Tracey, England

House of Marbles

This historic factory peddles classic toys from the picturesque English county of Devon.
Nottingham, England

The Flying Horse

A 15th-century former coaching inn forms the implausibly grand entrance to a 1980s shopping mall.
Cheltenham, England

The Doughnut

Britain's answer to the NSA is based out of this deliciously-named circular headquarters.
Exeter, England

House That Moved

Old Tudor home moved on thick iron rails to a new spot.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
Newark-on-Trent, England

The Newark Castle Remains

This English medieval castle is where King John died of dysentery.
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
Coventry, England

Coventry Cathedral Ruins

The bombed out remains of the old church were kept intact next to the new one, as a reminder of the futility of war.
Nottingham, England

Wollaton Hall

A striking 500-year-old mansion provides an unexpectedly sublime home for live deer and a menagerie of exotic stuffed animals.
Gloucestershire, England

Severn Bore

This stretch of the River Severn where large waves flow against the current is the birthplace of river surfing.
York, England

British National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York is the largest railway museum in the world, attracting almost 1 million visitors per year.
Devon, England

Jay's Grave

Shamed woman's final resting place.
Ironbridge, England

The Iron Bridge

This bridge is the first to be made entirely from iron, but designed like it was still made of wood.
Nottingham, England

Church Cemetery

A spooky juxtaposition of caves and graves gives this legend-filled cemetery a particularly haunting vibe.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
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

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
London, England

The Imperial War Museum London

This massive collection of British military artifacts includes the heartbreaking personal letters of the men in the trenches of WWI.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project

The largest greenhouse in the world is home to over one million types of plants.
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
London, England

Grant Museum of Zoology

The only university zoological museum in London houses extinct animals, bizarre natural history specimens, and a Micrarium of microscopic creatures.