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Nottinghamshire, England

Annesley Hall

This romantic, decaying 13th-century ruin on the edge of Sherwood Forest is reputedly one of England's most haunted places.
Wentworth, England

Wentworth Woodhouse

The UK's largest private house was the subject of a long-lasting political dispute.
Paris, France

Jeannot's Floor

The floorboard scrawling of a tragic madman is on public display outside a Paris hospital, much to the dismay of its opponents.
Paris, France

Cabinet of Joseph Bonnier de La Mosson

Hidden away in a modern library are the remains of one of the 18th century's most celebrated wunderkammers.
Paris, France

The Stravinsky Fountain

A series of abstract, silly sculptures represent the works of a great modern classical composer.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Callanish Stones

The mysterious megaliths have enchanted and intrigued visitors for thousands of years.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Rubha Robhanais: The Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

A red-brick beacon stands against the tempestuous Atlantic, on the windiest site in the United Kingdom.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

The Scarista Bus

A mysterious, weather-beaten bus lies on the coast of Harris, enticing the curious to investigate.
Dunmore, Scotland

Dunmore Park House

A once extravagant mansion, now reduced to ruin.
Dunmore, Scotland

The Dunmore Pineapple House

A giant pineapple, a symbol of hospitality, and an amazing vacation rental option.
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.
Glenelg, Scotland

Glenelg Welcome Sign

The sign announces the Scottish village's cosmic connections, as it's twinned with Glenelg, Mars.
Clachan-Seil, Scotland

Clachan Bridge

The "Bridge Over the Atlantic" lets you cross the waterway in mere seconds.
Glasgow, Scotland

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

The elaborate clockwork contraptions in this Scottish gallery create small worlds of whimsy and horror.
Paris, France

WWII Bunker Under Gare de l'Est

A subterranean shelter remains intact under a busy Paris railway station.
Paris, France

Montparnasse Cemetery

A Parisian cemetery where the elite and artistic are interred beneath an eccentric collection of tombs.
Paris, France

Salvador Dalí Sundial

A surrealist timepiece by the artist of melting clocks.
John o' Groats, Scotland

John o' Groats Marker

The sign marks one of the endpoints to mainland Britain's longest overland travel route.
Craswall, England

Craswall Priory

Britain’s highest medieval monastery is a remote ruin nestled at the head of a valley 1,240 feet above the sea.
Barnsley, England

Monk Bretton Priory

These medieval monastery ruins are surprisingly overlooked by most tourists.
Hull, England

Seven Seas Fish Trail

Explore Hull's historic Old Town by following the sea creatures scattered throughout its charmingly cobbled streets.
Hull, England

England's Smallest Window

What looks like missing grout is actually an old pub's peephole.
Hull, England

White Phone Booths of Hull

The phone booths in this English town have distinctly milky hues.
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.