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Dorset, England

Lyme Regis Museum

A local museum honors the overlooked discoveries of Mary Anning, one of the first professional fossil hunters.
Poundbury, England

Poundbury

Before 1993, this historic-looking village—Prince Charles' pet project—didn’t exist at all.
Waddesdon, England

Waddesdon Manor Aviary

An ornate aviary built during the Victorian trend of collecting exotic birds.
Bovington, England

Clouds Hill

This historic home of the author of Lawrence of Arabia, has a history of literary celebrities and monogrammed sleeping bags.
Windsor, England

'The Queen' Locomotive

A replica of the steam engine that hauled Queen Victoria's Royal Train is on display at Windsor.
Dorset, England

Bovington Tank Range

A popular day's outing in Bovington consists of watching military tank driving practice.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Millennium Clock Tower

The dance of this huge clock is a magnificent and eerie commentary on good and evil in the history of humankind.
Portsmouth, England

Spinnaker Tower

This striking observation tower shaped like a spinnaker sail is the newest icon in historic Portsmouth.
Oxford, England

Martyr's Mark

The spot where three Protestant clergymen were burned at the stake during the reign of "Bloody Mary."
London, England

Beauchamp Tower

Graffiti from the 16th and 17th centuries cover the walls of this part of the Tower of London.
Liverpool, England

Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse

This aging storage facility is the world's largest brick warehouse.
Wakefield, England

Sandal Castle

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

House That Moved

Old Tudor home moved on thick iron rails to a new spot.
Liverpool, England

Superlambanana

Created as a punny statement about genetic engineering this monstrous hybrid statue has become a beloved icon.
Clovelly, England

The Sledges of Clovelly

Wooden sleds have replaced donkeys to cart goods around this utterly charming car-free village.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
Somerset, England

Willow Man

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

Oxford Botanic Garden

The fantastic charm of England's oldest botanical garden has made it a place of writerly inspiration for centuries.
Alrewas, England

'Shot at Dawn' at the National Memorial Arboretum

In an arboretum with hundreds of memorials to the fallen, this one might be the most poignant.
Oxford, England

The Saxon Tower at St. Michael at the North Gate

This 11th century tower is said to be the oldest building in Oxford.
London, England

S.O.E. Monument

A bronze bust commemorates the heroism of the secret agents who led covert operations against the Nazis.
Wiltshire, England

Barbury Castle

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

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.