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Hathersage, England

Little John's Grave

A headstone notes where the most famous of Robin Hood's legendary Merry Men is reportedly buried.
Northumberland, England

Pilgrims Way to Holy Island

Twice a day this ancient path disappears with the tides, leaving the Holy Island of Lindisfarne out to sea.
Derby, England

Arbor Low Stone Circle

6000-year-old site covered in more than 50 megaliths.
York, England

Shambles of York

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

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
North Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey

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

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
Eyam, England

Eyam Plague Village

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
Stanton Lees, England

Nine Ladies Stone Circle

Legend says this little-known stone circle is formed from people petrified as punishment for dancing on the Sabbath.
Old Whittington, England

Revolution House

A secret meeting in this small cottage changed the course of British history.
Cromford, England

Cromford Mill

The world's first successful water-powered cotton mill paved the way for the factories of the British Industrial Revolution.
Whatstandwell, England

Leawood Pump House

Its impressive still-working beam engine is a thing of beauty for engineering history fans.
Town End, England

Crich Tramway Village

A collection of early 19th century trams set in a reconstructed period village.
Derbyshire, England

Crich Stand

This poignant WWI memorial looks like a lighthouse 100 miles from the sea.
Arkwright Town, England

Arkwright Town

When methane gas started seeping up from the ground, they picked up and moved the entire town.
Derbyshire, England

Chesterfield Snail

This enormous spiral sculpture looks strangely out of place on the edge of a housing development.
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
Southwell, England

The Workhouse

In the U.K., a historic workhouse shines a light on the early, harsh treatment of the poor.
Nottinghamshire, England

Chapel of Saint Mary the Virgin

English Protestants once criticized this enormous private chapel for being too ornate.
Nottinghamshire, England

1960s Hyperbolic Paraboloid Gas Station Canopy

One of the earliest large-scale "hyper" roofs in the U.K. is now a derelict roadside attraction.
Nottinghamshire, England

Rufford Abbey

The undercroft is a spectacular example of medieval Cistercian architecture.
Nottinghamshire, England

Major Oak

The largest oak in England is said to have been the hideout of Robin Hood and his Merry Men.
Nottingham, England

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

The oldest inn in England served brew to the crusaders.
Derbyshire, England

Calke Abbey

This home of a taxidermy hoarder is among the grandest and most singular of historic English estates.