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Places visited in Barnsley, England
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Wakefield, England

Sandal Castle

Though much of the castle was robbed of its stones, the underlying earthworks are among the best-preserved in England.
Elsecar, England

Elsecar Beam Engine

This jewel of an engine is one of Northern England's finest surviving legacies of the Industrial Revolution, even catching the eye of Henry Ford.
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England.
Leeds, England

The Black Prince

This sculpture of Edward of Woodstock is surrounded by eight Victorian lamp bearers.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Edinburgh Maiden

This early version of the guillotine was used to execute the man responsible for its construction.
Edinburgh, Scotland

George Mackenzie's Mausoleum

The tomb of one of Scotland's bloody historic villains is a magnet for bumbling desecrators.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Cemetery Mortsafes

Protecting the dead from opportunistic body snatchers.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
London, England

Monument to the Great Fire of London

The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.
London, England

Tower of London's Ceremony of the Keys

The ritual has been performed uninterrupted for nearly 700 years.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
London, England

God's Own Junkyard

A kaleidoscopic warehouse-maze of handmade neon signs.
Northumberland, England

St. Cuthbert's Cave

A rocky outcrop where monks hid their most holy relic while escaping Danish invaders.
Northumberland, England

Cragside

This enchanting Victorian estate was home to the world's first hydroelectric power generator.
Bayeux, France

Bayeux Tapestry

This enormous "cloth of the conquest" depicts the Norman invasion of England in mind-blowing detail.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Somerset, England

Vicars' Close

The oldest residential street in Europe also features an optical illusion.
Somerset, England

Wells Cathedral Clock

This astronomical clock is the second oldest in England.
Somerset, England

Willow Man

Wicker sculpture that towers over the M5 motorway.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Hotel Belvedere

The complex has been abandoned since the Croatian War of Independence, barring a stint as a set for 'Game of Thrones.'
Wiltshire, England

The Skeletons of Stonehenge

Ancient human remains unearthed around the iconic monument.