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London, England

Darwin Centre Spirit Collection

Repository for more than 22 million pickled specimens.
London, England

Nobrow Comics

A comic book store that puts the marvel back in marvellous.
London, England

Archie the Giant Squid

The monster at the center of the Darwin Center Spirit Collection.
Llandudno, Wales

Great Orme Tramway

One of the few surviving street funiculars in the world.
Wrexham, Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The longest and tallest aqueduct in Britain can actually be sailed across.
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw.
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Bryn Celli Ddu

This neolithic stone grave has been altered and restored so often its now more neo than lithic.
Abergele, Wales

Gwrych Castle

After years of slow decline, a derelict Gothic castle is now being restored to life.
Conwy, Wales

The Great Orme Copper Mines

The world's largest prehistoric copper mine had 30,000 animal bones scattered throughout the maze of passageways.
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Din Lligwy

These haunting ruins belong to an ancient village that once had one hell of a view.
Holywell, Wales

Winifred's Well

The oldest continual pilgrimage site in Britain was supposedly created by a gruesome beheading.
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

Llechwedd Caverns Trampoline Park

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

Morbitorium

An amazing collection of curiosities hidden in a small Welsh village.
Edinburgh, Scotland

New Calton Cemetery Watchtower

Overlooking the burial ground is a tower designed to prevent thieves from snatching the recently deceased.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bakehouse Close

This alley off Edinburgh's Royal Mile contains remnants of the city's seedier history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Calton Cemetery

A 18th century graveyard and its astonishing cortege of macabre iconography.
Edinburgh, Scotland

William Burke Museum

Possibly the world's smallest museum is home to one exhibit that sheds light on the capital city's dark criminal history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bennets Bar

This historic pub has maintained much of its 1906 decor, including a small sequestered room for women, where orders were slipped through a tiny window.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Surgeons' Hall Museums

A book bound in the skin of an infamous criminal, along with countless other specimens.
Roslin, Scotland

Rosslyn Chapel

A church that bred legends, and served as an inspiration for the Da Vinci Code.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

360° views of the city plus five floors of optical illusions and hands-on science.
Brighton, England

Clayton Tunnel North Portal

This tunnel entrance is built to resemble a grand castle but no one is quite sure why.
London, England

West Norwood Cemetery

A Victorian park cemetery, standing on the site of what was once the Great North Wood.