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Cheshire East, England

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker

On a site with a long military history, a 1980s shelter.
Southport, England

Southport Pier

The second-longest pier in the UK stretches a whole kilometer into the ocean.
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
Avebury, England

The Red Lion

The only pub in the world surrounded by an ancient stone circle.
Wiltshire, England

Barbury Castle

This strategically placed hill fort has served defensive forces from the Iron Age up until the 20th century.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
London, England

Charing Cross Mural

The medieval woodcut-style artwork chronicles life in medieval London.
London, England

Handel & Hendrix in London

The next-door homes of two very different musicians, George Frideric Handel and Jimi Hendrix.
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
Bristol, England

Lollipop Be-Bop

A plaque claims this artwork outside a children's hospital was used in the 1998 Quidditch World Cup.
Bristol, England

Bristol Museum Natural History Collection

It houses a menagerie of wondrous taxidermy specimens from around the world, including the remains of a famous gorilla.
Bristol, England

'Well Hung Lover'

Banksy's image of a naked man dangling from the window of a sex health clinic.
Sheffield, England

Bishops' House

This house was home to a succession of park keepers for more than 90 years, but in all that time, it never had a toilet.
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
Chester, England

Chester Rows

Mysteriously stacked storefront paths give this medieval British town an iconic style like none other.
Liverpool, England

Sanctuary Stone

This stone once marked the boundaries of Liverpool's medieval markets.
Liverpool, England

St. John's Beacon

The tower was originally used as a chimney for the waste incinerator of St. John's Precinct and Market.