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Ayr, Scotland

Ayr Town Hall Cells

Forgotten jail cells beneath this Scottish town hall are now used for delightfully artful storage.
Johnstone, Scotland

Kenmure Hill Temple

A mysterious ruin shrouded in more folklore than fact.
Johnstone, Scotland

Johnstone Castle

A 16th-century castle unexpectedly nestled within a post-war housing development.
Renfrewshire, Scotland

Clochoderick Stone

This stone was once used by druids to determine a person's innocence or guilt.
Essex, England

The 'Gants' of Braintree

You won't find these curiously named passageways anywhere else in England.
Essex, England

Talliston House & Gardens

An English artist has turned an unassuming ex-council house into a time-lost house of mystery.
Essex, England

The Bronze Relief of Edward Bright

Known as the "The Fat Man of Maldon," Bright was a larger-than-life figure.
Essex, England

Essex Witch Hunt Victims Memorial

Centuries later, the victims of Great Britain's greatest hysteria are finally being remembered.
Southend-on-Sea, England

Southend Pier Railway

This charming, narrow-gauge railway in the Thames Estuary is sometimes referred to as the "Train to Nowhere."
Essex, England

Greensted Church

This historic franken-chapel is the oldest wooden church in the world, at least part of it.
Eamont Bridge, England

King Arthur's Round Table

Though this large circular site is now named for the legendary king, its history dates back to the Neolithic era.
Eamont Bridge, England

Mayburgh Henge

An impressive Neolithic henge with banks nearly 10 feet high.
Borrowdale, England

The Bowder Stone

A 2,000-ton rock resting in a state of a delicate balance.
Leeds, England

The Black Prince

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

Beverley Messenger Rabbit

Lewis Carroll's White Rabbit or something else altogether?
East Sussex, England

Litlington White Horse

This mysterious chalk figure of a horse has been recreated and restored for more than a century.
Keswick, England

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Stonehenge has nothing on Castlerigg’s views.
North Yorkshire, England

Gordale Scar

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

Ripon Cathedral Crypt

Reputedly based on the tomb of Jesus Christ, this crypt is the oldest surviving structure of any cathedral in England.
North Yorkshire, England

Malham Cove

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

Alphege Windows

A set of medieval stained-glass windows tell the gruesome story of a Viking siege.
Canterbury, England

Tomb of the Black Prince

An impressive armored bronze effigy marks the tomb of one of the medieval era's greatest warriors.
Canterbury, England

The Great Cloister and Chapter House of Canterbury Cathedral

One of England's most famous churches hides a pair of little known architectural treasures.
Burnley, England

Oaks Hotel Stained Glass Window

This window celebrates the role of tea, coffee, cocoa, and cotton in creating the fortune of the man who commissioned it.