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Blackpool, England

High Tide Organ

This sculpture is an instrument played by the swell of the seas.
Darwen, England

India Mill Chimney

One of the tallest mill chimneys in Lancashire gave up its ornate cast iron "crown" during World War II to assist the war effort.
Morecambe, England

Eric Morecambe Statue

Dedicated to the legendary comedian Eric Morecambe depicting his iconic "Bring Me Sunshine" stance.
Dorset, England

The Scout Stone

This commemorative stone was erected near the first Scout campsite.
Clitheroe, England

Clitheroe Castle

The second smallest castle keep in England.
Canterbury, England

West Gate Tower Museum

A defensive structure built during the Hundred Years War has remained useful in one way or another for nearly 700 years.
Hove, England

Victorian Seaside Shelters

These seaside shelters once enjoyed by royalty remain a part of local history.
North Yorkshire, England

Scarborough Railway Station Bench

Believed to be the longest railway bench in the world.
Hove, England

Armada Beacon

This large torch on the Hove coastline helped Sir Francis Drake defend England from the Spanish fleet.
Preston, England

Preston Bus Station

Locals spent years successfully fighting to save this beloved Brutalist behemoth from demolition.
West Sussex, England

The Long Bench

This multicolored meandering masterpiece is Britain's longest bench.
Nether Alderley, England

Alderley Edge Mines

The oldest known metal-mining site in England dates back to the Bronze Age.
Bath, England

Sally Lunn's

This restaurant's specialty is "a major enigma for food historians."
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Birmingham, England

Birmingham Walk of Stars

The star-studded street honors the city's most notable Brummies.
Lincoln, England

The Lincoln Imp

Legend says this demonic carving inside a medieval cathedral was one of Satan's minions.
Telford, England

The Frog Clock

This whimsical, unique clock has been entertaining shoppers for well over 20 years.
Chester, England

Chester Town Hall Clock Tower

The western face was supposedly left clock-less to snub the Welsh.
Bristol, England

Lollipop Be-Bop

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

Odeon Covent Garden

Formerly known as Saville Theatre, this mid-20th-century entertainment hub includes an ornate frieze.
York, England

The Roman Bath

The remains of an ancient bathhouse sit inside this aptly-named pub.
Dorset, England

Bovington Tank Range

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

'Printer's Devil'

A Reformation-era fiery figurehead once denoted this location as a print shop.
Heysham, England

The Stone Graves Of Heysham

These ancient rock graves were featured on the cover of a Black Sabbath compilation album.