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Oxford, England

The Story Museum

An Oxford museum where visitors can have tea with the Mad Hatter and climb through the wardrobe to a fantasy land.
Washington, D.C.

NASA Full Scale Wind Tunnel Propeller

While most wind tunnels test scale models, the "Cave of Winds" was large enough for actual airplanes.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
Leeds, England

Equus Altus

The name of this suspended sculpture is Latin for "high horse," which is exactly what it is.
York, England

The Roman Bath

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

Baile Hill

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

Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate

One of the shortest streets in York has an especially odd name.
York, England

Dick Turpin's Tombstone

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

'Constantine the Great'

This sculpture marks the spot where one of the greatest Roman rulers was proclaimed emperor.
York, England

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
York, England

'Printer's Devil'

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

The Snickelways of York

This network of narrow, medieval passages has the most delightful name.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

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

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Manchester, England

St. Michael's Flags and Angel Meadow Park

Contrary to its heavenly name, this tranquil oasis has a dark and tragic history buried with it (quite literally).
Lancashire, England

Holden Wood Antiques

This antique shop and tea room reside inside a twice defunct church that was moved stone by stone to its current location.
Haslingden, England

'Halo'

At night, the enormous sculpture looks like a UFO hovering above the English hills.
Rawtenstall, England

Mr Fitzpatrick's Temperance Bar

The last of the 19th-century booze-free bars has been slinging teetotal tonics for over a century.
Clachan-Seil, Scotland

Clachan Bridge

The "Bridge Over the Atlantic" lets you cross the waterway in mere seconds.
Oban, Scotland

McCaig’s Tower

Looking strangely like Rome's Colosseum, this unfinished tower has dominated the skyline for over 100 years.
Colne, England

Wallace Hartley's Gravestone

The violinist who played on as the Titanic sank is buried in this quiet English cemetery.
Derbyshire, England

Winnats Pass

A magnificent winding road through a steep valley, with deep natural caverns at the bottom
Ripponden, England

Stott Hall Farm

The house in the middle of the motorway.
Salford, England

'Salford First'

This statue includes small details that highlight a city of "firsts."