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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.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Cornwall, England

Restormel Castle

The ruins of an 11th-century Norman castle with a rare, perfectly circular shape.
Devon, England

Berry Pomeroy Castle

A ruined castle has more than its fair share of legends and ghost stories.
Devon, England

'My Dear Mother' Clock

Instead of numerals, the unusual clock face spells out a memorial to a lost loved one.
England

Maunsell Army Sea Forts

Surreal riveted sea forts once protected the Kent shores from German attack.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

Makers and sellers of the original and finest York Ghosts.
Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
York, England

Dick Turpin's Tombstone

The final resting place of England's most notorious bandit.
York, England

Baile Hill

The little-known second castle that William the Conqueror built in York.
Whitby, England

Bombardment Garden

The recreated ruins of a house designed to memorialize a World War I shelling on the town.
Seaham, England

'Eleven 'O' One'

Locals affectionately dubbed this World War I memorial "Tommy."
London, England

'The Ambassadors'

A mysterious shape catches the eye in this 16th-century painting.
East Sussex, England

Seven Sisters Cliffs

These stark white cliffs were spat up by the sea and are slowly being retaken by it.
Stow-on-the-Wold, England

St Edward's Church

This medieval sanctuary's tree-framed door looks like a portal to a mythical realm.
Conwy, Wales

Laburnum Arch

A breathtaking flower tunnel bursting with beautiful golden blossoms.
Ruthin, Wales

Pool Park Asylum

This abandoned asylum in Wales might look haunted, but it's still beautiful.
Forest-in-Teesdale, England

High Force and Low Force Waterfalls

These remarkable cascades are the jewels of Upper Tees.
Goathland, England

Goathland Station

Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade Station is also a charming blast from the past situated in North Yorkshire.
Nottinghamshire, England

Stew Pond at Newstead Abbey

In this medieval fish bowl, the carp weren't pets.
Isle of Staffa, Scotland

Fingal's Cave

This astonishingly geometric cave has inspired everyone from Jules Verne to Pink Floyd.
England

Toad's Mouth

The view from this giant Stone Age toad is unexpectedly beautiful.
Bodiam, England

Bodiam Castle

A beautiful ruin of a 14th-century Plantagenet castle built by a medieval mercenary.