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Dalmally, Scotland

Ben Cruachan

This mountain is one of the largest in Scotland but is better known for its hollow insides.
North Yorkshire, England

Gordale Scar

A long, winding trek rewards you with a gorge so captivating it inspired a painting in the Tate.
North Yorkshire, England

Malham Cove

Harry Potter once visited this massive limestone cliff, which was carved by an ancient glacial river.
Carnforth, England

Carnforth Coke Ovens

These early 19th-century kilns were used to make coke, a key Ingredient in steel production.
Bolton-le-Sands, England

The Praying Shell

A limestone sculpture of a praying man resides over the site where 23 Chinese cockle pickers died.
Morecambe, England

'Venus & Cupid'

A powerful statue sits on Scalestone Point, looking out over Morecambe Bay.
Heysham, England

The Stone Graves Of Heysham

These ancient rock graves were featured on the cover of a Black Sabbath compilation album.
Heysham, England

'Poet Philosopher & Failure' Gravestone

A succinct inscription commemorates the ebb and flow of a woman's life.
Ripponden, England

Windy Hill

The longest cutting on the M62 contains some surprises—though it's best to leave the motorway to appreciate them.
Portsmouth, England

Mary Rose

Hauled from the water's depths, Henry VIII's flagship is preserved in this capsule-shaped museum.
H M Naval Base, England

Hatch the Mary Rose Dog

Discovered on a shipwreck after more than 400 years, this Renaissance ratter tells a very waggly tale.
Lee-on-the-Solent, England

Hovercraft Museum

A museum in south England celebrates the amphibious vehicles that cruise on a cushion of air.
Portsmouth, England

Lumps Fort aka Southsea Rose Garden

A picturesque garden with a surprising past.
Newport, England

Carisbrooke Castle

The Last Home of an Executed King.
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UK's oldest theme park slowly slips away.
Shanklin, England

Shanklin Chine

This stream-carved gorge has inspired poets, hidden smugglers, and trained soldiers, all without losing its beauty.
Isle of Wight, England

Culver Battery

The now-quiet remains of coastal artillery defenses that were used in both World Wars.
Wroxall, England

Appuldurcombe House

This shell of a historic manor house on the Isle of Wight is said to be the most haunted site on the island.
Sandown, England

Dinosaur Isle

This purpose-built dinosaur museum is shaped like a pterodactyl and holds fossils that were found in its very village.
Isle of Wight, England

St. Catherine's Oratory

This lighthouse was crafted as penitence for the theft of wine bound for a monastery.
Ryde, England

1930s London Underground Trains at Ryde

The Isle of Wight’s “Island Line” serviced by former London Underground trains from the 1930s.
Bewdley, England

Dowles Graveyard

The church is gone, but the graves and legends remain.
Shropshire, England

The Shropshire Mammoth

A replica of one of the most complete mammoth skeletons discovered in England.
Stokesay, England

Stokesay Castle

A 13th-century fortified manor house that was once sieged during the English Civil War.