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Coleraine, Northern Ireland

Dunluce Castle

The ruins of this medieval castle in Northern Ireland have inspired artists from C.S. Lewis to Led Zeppelin.
Ballintoy, Northern Ireland

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

This short bridge is the only thing connecting a tiny Irish island to the mainland.
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges

The atmospheric road was never meant to be so creepy.
Southwold, England

Southwold Jack

Keep a lookout for replicas of this wooden soldier hiding in plain sight all around town.
Herne Bay, England

Herne Bay Museum

Beachcombers have been populating this museum with artifacts ranging from prehistoric to barely historic since the 1930's.
Epworth, England

Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum

The world's largest collection of preserved trolleybuses.
Surrey, England

'The Martian'

An enormous alien invades Woking, England, as an homage to the H.G. Wells classic "The War of the Worlds."
Southwold, England

Under the Pier Show

A chaotic collection of coin-operated slot machines designed to delight and disturb in equal measure.
Town End, England

Crich Tramway Village

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

Bletchley Park

Home to Alan Turing, the cracking of the Enigma code, and Captain Ridley's shooting party.
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UKs oldest theme park slowly slips away.
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
York, England

British National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York is the largest railway museum in the world, attracting almost 1 million visitors per year.
London, England

Monument to the Unknown Artist

The London statue that imitates passersby.
Beaconsfield, England

Bekonscot Model Village

The world's oldest model village.
Devon, England

Buckfast Abbey

This historic Benedictine monastery brews a booze so toxic that it has often been blamed almost singularly for Scottish hooliganism.
Bodiam, England

Bodiam Castle

A beautiful ruin of a 14th-century Plantagenet castle built by a medieval mercenary.
Portsmouth, England

Mary Rose

Hauled from the water's depths, Henry VIII's flagship is preserved in this capsule-shaped museum.
Cerne Abbas, England

The Cerne Abbas Giant

Giant naked man on a hillside.
Kelvedon Hatch, England

Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker

The biggest and deepest Cold War bunker open to the public in southeast England.
Dover, England

Dover Castle

One of the few standing Roman lighthouses and a labyrinth of tunnels are a couple of the secrets at this historic castle.
Nottinghamshire, England

Major Oak

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

The Roald Dahl Museum

This magical museum celebrates the life and work of a seminal children's book writer (and occasional spy).