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Isle of Skye, Scotland

Fairy Pools

These fantastically named natural pools look like something out of Scottish myth.
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area.
Chillingham, England

Chillingham Castle

This 13th century castle is chock full of ghosts and impossibly rare cows.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Rubha Robhanais: The Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

A red-brick beacon stands against the tempestuous Atlantic, on the windiest site in the United Kingdom.
Highland, Scotland

Ben Nevis

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

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Carlisle, England

The Policeman Gargoyle

A stone copper was sculpted on the wall of the Carlisle Cathedral to honor a local hero.
Keswick, England

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Stonehenge has nothing on Castlerigg’s views.
Cumbria, England

Ravenglass Roman Bath House

These Roman ruins in England’s Lake District are 2,000 years old, but look pretty good for their age.
Keswick, England

Cumberland Pencil Museum

A museum in England’s Lake District dedicated to the trusty pencil wants you to know the story of their World War II spy pencils.
Cumbria, England

Scafell Pike

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