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Stretford, England

The Barton Swing Aqueduct

A rotating bridge that carries a little canal over a larger one.
Lincolnshire, England

Woolsthorpe Manor

Isaac Newton's former home, where the famous apple tree still stands.
Normanton, England

Normanton Church

The sanctuary seems to either float atop the water or sink into the dirt, depending on the water level.
Northamptonshire, England

Glenn Miller Memorial at King's Cliffe

This World War II airfield is the last place the bandleader performed before he disappeared.
Northamptonshire, England

Lyveden New Bield

The intended purpose of this unfinished Elizabethan building remains a mystery.
Maryport, England

'Alauna Aura'

This sculpture depicting the history of Maryport turns into a light show at night.
Lancashire, England

Clitheroe Castle

The second smallest castle keep in England.
Workington, England

Lookout

This unique sculptural clock transforms into a periscope every hour.
Manchester, England

Southern Cemetery

The largest municipal cemetery in the United Kingdom and the second largest in Europe contains some of Manchester’s biggest characters.
Seville, Spain

Yemas de San Leandro

Hidden behind a wall, Spanish nuns distribute their signature sweets on a revolving tray.
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
Seville, Spain

Hospital de las Cinco Llagas (Hospital of the Five Holy Wounds)

The current seat of the Parliament of Andalusia was once the epicenter of the Great Plague of Seville.
Seville, Spain

Plaza de toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla

Spain's largest bullring offers a unique glimpse at architecture and history.
Bournemouth, England

Fisherman's Walk Cliff Lift

The world's shortest funicular ferries beachgoers a whopping 128 feet from clifftop to shore.
Bournemouth, England

Russell-Cotes Museum

A museum based on the collection of a Victorian family. Housed in a remaining Victorian villa.
Dorset, England

Old Harry Rocks

65 million-year-old chalk outcroppings mark the end of the Jurassic Coast.
Menston, England

High Royds Hospital

Once a farm where patients tilled the soil, this asylum lost its workforce when overmedicating became common practice.
Bingley, England

Cottingley Beck

The photographs of "fairies" that fooled much of the world (including the creator of Sherlock Homes) were taken at this English stream.
Baildon, England

Shipley Glen Tramway

This quaint funicular has been ferrying people up and down an English valley since the Victorian era.
Kirkstall, England

Kirkstall Abbey

Artists have long been drawn to these atmospheric 12th-century ruins.
West Yorkshire, England

'Winifred'

In a small courtyard resides this large mural that draws inspiration from Leeds and its history.
Leeds, England

The Black Prince

This sculpture of Edward of Woodstock is surrounded by eight Victorian lamp bearers.
Leeds, England

Equus Altus

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

'The Boules Player'

This sculpture celebrates a boules tournament and the link between Leeds and its twin city Lille.