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The Big Pit winding tower.
Torfaen, Wales

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Go deep down into the earth to experience the world of Welsh coal miners.
51.7719, -3.1063
Stone Circle at Castlerigg with the mountain Blencathra in the background
Keswick, England

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Stonehenge has nothing on Castlerigg’s views.
54.6031, -3.0993
The train station.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Wales

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

This Welsh village gave itself a ridiculous name in a publicity stunt a century ahead of its time.
53.2211, -4.2099
Snowdon
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
53.0685, -4.0762
Scafell Pike
Cumbria, England

Scafell Pike

The highest peak in all of England is plagued by dangerously fickle climate shifts.
54.4542, -3.2115
The south face of Ben Nevis
Highland, Scotland

Ben Nevis

The highest peak in the United Kingdom has a history of physics, specters, and a pilgrimage of strange objects.
56.7969, -5.0036
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
51.4966, -0.1765
The Magic Roundabout
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
51.5628, -1.7715
Orator at Speakers' Corner at 1974
London, England

Speakers' Corner

London's last remaining public soapbox site has seen speeches from Karl Marx, Vladmir Lenin, and George Orwell.
51.5120, -0.1592
The Saxon tower
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.
51.7536, -1.2586
Oxford, England

Oxford Museum of the History of Science

An extraordinary collection of scientific instruments - and Einstein's chalkboard - inside the world's oldest purpose built museum building.
51.7543, -1.2558
Oxford, England

Oak Beams, New College Oxford

The beams of the New College, Oxford dining hall come with an amazing story.
51.7542, -1.2520
(Mayor of Wycombe)
High Wycombe, England

Mayor Weigh-In

17th-century tradition of public weighing is met with boos or cheers depending on the Mayor's weight.
51.6286, -0.7482
Milton Keynes Peace Pagoda
Willen, England

Milton Keynes Peace Pagoda

The peace pagoda to be constructed in the Western world sits next to a small English lake.
52.0630, -0.7204
Bletchley, England

National Museum of Computing

Museum celebrating the history of computers, especially their role in codebreaking.
51.9985, -0.7439