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View of the house with the apple tree in the foreground.
Lincolnshire, England

Woolsthorpe Manor

Isaac Newton's former home, where the famous apple tree still stands.
52.8092, -0.6306
Rollright Stones
Chipping Norton, England

Rollright Stones

This trio of neolithic stone monuments are fabled to be a king and his knights that were petrified by a witch.
51.9435, -1.5422
South Island, New Zealand

Franz Josef Glacier

The glacier tucked within a New Zealand rainforest.
-43.4667, 170.1833
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs.
-38.1368, 176.2497
(Wikimedia Commons)
Waipoua Forest, New Zealand

Tāne Mahuta

Largest Kauri tree in New Zealand.
-35.6009, 173.5272
La Cité, Carcassonne
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
43.2066, 2.3662
The engine houses.
Botallack, Cornwall

Crown Mine Ruins

These picturesque ruins crumble beautifully into the ocean.
50.1370, -5.6836
Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
50.1168, -5.4776
The Huer's Hut
Newquay, England

The Huer's Hut

An ancient hotspot for spotting schools of fish.
50.4198, -5.0885
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
54.4886, -0.6074
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
50.6682, -4.7597
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
48.6352, -1.5105
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
50.8949, 4.3411
The Riley Graves
Eyam, England

Eyam Plague Village

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
53.2846, -1.6747
(Flickr/Ethelred the Unusual)
Charmouth, England

Charmouth Beach

Cliffs full of fossils at the portal to England's Jurassic Coast.
50.7334, -2.9020
Cerne Abbas, England

The Cerne Abbas Giant

Giant naked man on a hillside.
50.8137, -2.4746
Old Wardour Castle
Wiltshire, England

Old Wardour Castle

Besieged by war, this castle ruin has crumbled into a peaceful picnic spot.
51.0430, -2.0523
Medieval Clock at Salisbury Cathedral. (Wikimedia Commons)
Salisbury, England

Medieval Clock at Salisbury Cathedral

Oldest working mechanical clock in the world.
51.0661, -1.7975
Silbury Hill
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
51.4158, -1.8574
Avebury
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
51.4280, -1.8538
Stones and Henge, respectively.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
51.1797, -1.8265
The Magic Roundabout
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
51.5628, -1.7715
Brighton, England

Madeira Lift

Decrepit Victorian public lift is a white-knuckle ride.
50.8173, -0.1225
Golden Hinde in London
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
51.5067, -0.0910