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Places visited in Powys, Wales
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Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

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

Puzzlewood

The mysterious, fantastical woodland inspiration for "The Lord of the Rings."
51.7817, -2.6114
The Nutshell
Bury Saint Edmunds, England

The Nutshell Pub

The smallest pub in Britain was once a cabinet of curiosities and it still has the dead cat to prove it.
52.2461, 0.7119
The Dove today
London, England

The Dove

A glorious pub known for a spiteful printing feud and its famous typeface lost—then found—at the bottom of the Thames.
51.4905, -0.2348
The Sherlock Holmes Pub
London, England

The Sherlock Holmes Pub

This old London Pub has a peculiar secret upstairs: a recreation of the rooms shared at 221b Baker Street by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
51.5073, -0.1253
The Eagle is among the best-known pubs in Cambridge.
Cambridge, England

The Eagle

The Cambridge pub where Francis Crick announced that he and James Watson had discovered the DNA double-helix.
52.2040, 0.1181
Winifred's Well
Holywell, Wales

Winifred's Well

The oldest continual pilgrimage site in Britain was supposedly created by a gruesome beheading.
53.2776, -3.2232
Ceredigion, Wales

Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion

Three bridges straddle a stream, one stacked upon the other.
52.3770, -3.8499
Cardiff, Wales

The Arab Room at Cardiff Castle

A harem-inspired Moorish fantasy design in a Victorian-era Welsh castle.
51.4818, -3.1822
Gwynedd, Wales

Portmeirion Village

A miniature Italianate fantasy village on the coast of Wales and the set of ITC classic "The Prisoner."
52.9176, -4.0929
Blaenavon Ironworks
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.
51.7739, -3.0841
World Bog Snorkelling Championship
Powys, Wales

World Bog Snorkeling Championship

During this yearly Welsh swimming race, competitors tread through the fetid waters of a bog trench.
52.1076, -3.6374