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Coleford, England

Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

On this wooded path, a stained glass window creates a spellbinding forest cathedral.
Highland, Scotland

Glenfinnan Viaduct

Now famous as the "Harry Potter bridge," this impressive concrete viaduct has long been an icon in its own right.
Glenfinnan, Scotland

The Leaning Tower of Glenfinnan

A close look reveals that the Scottish monument is just slightly off-kilter.
Highland, Scotland

The Geographic Center of Scotland

A cross marks the spot in a small Scottish village that claims to be the exact center of the country.
Highland, Scotland

Ben Nevis

The highest peak in the United Kingdom has a history of physics, specters, and a pilgrimage of strange objects.
Highland, Scotland

Gruinard Island

Fifty years of contamination in Scotland's waters.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Isle of Skye Dinosaur Tracks

On this stunning Scottish island, you can walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs.
Cumbria, England

Scafell Pike

The highest peak in all of England is plagued by dangerously fickle climate shifts.
Cumbria, England

Hardknott Roman Fort

One of the highest Roman forts in Britain is set amid dramatic scenery on a notoriously difficult road.
Grasmere, England

Dove Cottage

This charming English house was once the home of England's most famous poet.
Bowness-on-Windermere, England

New Hall Inn (The Hole in t' Wall)

This 17th-century pub once had a hole in its wall so the neighboring blacksmith could easily access beer.
London, England

Evelyn’s Mulberry

Legend has it this gnarled old tree was planted by Tsar Peter the Great during his visit to London.
Luxor, Egypt

Hatshepsut's Myrrh Tree

This unassuming tree stump reportedly traces its roots to the famous pharaoh queen's reign.
Gateside, Scotland

Bunnet Stane

This unusual rock looks like a giant, otherworldly mushroom sprouting atop a cave.
Manahari, Nepal

Island Jungle Resort at Chitwan National Park

Everything from a plane to your own two feet are needed to reach this jungle resort.
Chaurikharka, Nepal

Lukla Airport

Jumping-off point for a climb up Mt. Everest is the most dangerous airport in the world.
Bhaktapur, Nepal

Nyatapola Temple

Towering at a height of over 30 meters, this turn-of-the-18th-century landmark is the tallest temple in Nepal.
Changunarayan, Nepal

Changu Narayan

Dating back to the fourth century, it's the oldest Hindu temple still in use in the Kathmandu Valley.
Kathmandu, Nepal

The Garden of Dreams

This elegant neoclassical garden is a peaceful oasis in the middle of the Nepalese capital.
Kilsyth, Scotland

Antonine Wall

Scotland still bears an enormous scar of its Roman past.
Glasgow, Scotland

St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

This Scottish museum is the only one in the world to focus not on one religion but all of them.
Devon, England

Buckfast Abbey

This historic Benedictine monastery brews a booze so toxic that it has often been blamed almost singularly for Scottish hooliganism.
Knaresborough, England

Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well

Once thought to be the mysterious work of a witchy prophetess, a well with unusual properties turns objects into "stone".
North Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey

One of the oldest and certainly best preserved Cistercian abbeys still in existence.