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Liverpool, England

St George's Hall

Charles Dickens described the concert room in this amazing Victorian hall as "the most perfect room in the world."
Birkenhead, England

U-534

After mysteriously refusing to surrender at the end of World War II this sunken submarine was only salvaged in a search for Nazi gold.
Chester, England

Chester Shot Tower

A 168-foot tower, part of the abandoned Chester Leadworks facility.
Chester, England

Chester Town Hall Clock Tower

The west-facing wall was supposedly left blank to snub the Welsh.
Chester, England

Chester Rows

Mysteriously stacked storefront paths give this medieval British town an iconic style like none other.
Flintshire, Wales

Duke of Lancaster

Abandoned ship reimagined as a street art canvas.
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw.
Conwy, Wales

Laburnum Arch

A breathtaking flower tunnel bursting with beautiful golden blossoms.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Gwynedd, Wales

Gelert's Grave

A tiny village in Wales claims the name of a noble medieval hound slain for a crime he didn't commit.
Gwynedd, Wales

Portmeirion Village

A miniature Italianate fantasy village on the coast of Wales and the set of ITC classic "The Prisoner."
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Wales

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This Welsh village gave itself a ridiculous name in a publicity stunt a century ahead of its time.
Cleethorpes, England

The Signal Box Inn

This tiny business claims to be "the smallest pub on the planet."
Cleethorpes, England

Cleethorpes Air Raid Shelter

The first privately owned air raid shelter in Britain, built after a horrifying night of Zeppelin bombings.
Rothwell, England

Rhubarb Triangle

A stretch of land where the sour-sweet vegetable is cloaked in darkness and grows so fast you can hear it crack, squeak, and pop.
Emley, England

Emley Moor Transmitter Tower

The tallest freestanding structure in the United Kingdom.
Halifax, England

Piece Hall

This Georgian architectural masterpiece is the only cloth hall left in Britain.
Halifax, England

The Halifax Gibbet

A copy of the brutal decapitation device that predated the French Guillotine by about 200 years.
Halifax, England

Wainhouse Tower

This tallest folly in the world began its life as an elaborate factory chimney.
Halifax, England

Warley Museum

Probably the smallest museum in the world, housed in a disused phone booth.
Rawtenstall, England

Mr Fitzpatrick's Temperance Bar

The last of the 19th-century booze-free bars has been slinging teetotal tonics for over a century.
Yorkshire, England

Bolton Strid

This lovely little burbling creek is actually a deadly waterway that has dragged down everyone who ever set foot in it.
Chapel-le-Dale, England

Ribblehead Viaduct

This incredible viaduct was part of the Victorian railway boom and helped the Midland Railway navigate tough terrain.
Barrow-in-Furness, England

Furness Abbey

What was once England's second-richest abbey is now a haunting ruin.