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Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

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

Botanical Gardens of Bath

With lush plants and flowers, huge trees, ponds, and hidden monuments, this place feels a bit like discovering Narnia.
London, England

Water Dragons of Kew Gardens

These docile dragons are ideal inhabitants for the conservatory greenhouses.
London, England

Richmond Park

This beautiful deer park was built so King Charles I and his court could go hunting while escaping a deadly plague outbreak.
Richmond, England

King Henry's Mound

It is against the law to obstruct the view from the top of this English burial mound.
East Molesey, England

Anne Boleyn's Gateway

Carved initials which are nearly 500 years old preserve the deposed Queen's presence at Hampton Court Palace.
East Molesey, England

Magic Tap

Floating pink tap installed for a flower show in London.
London, England

'Out of Order'

A domino effect created with Britain’s iconic telephone boxes.
Twickenham, England

'The Naked Ladies'

No one knows who created the statues or if they are arranged properly—let alone the artwork's real name.
London, England

The Coronation Stone

Legend has it that seven Anglo-Saxon kings were coronated on this stone, located in the appropriately-named town of Kingston.
East Molesey, England

The Great Vine

The world's largest grapevine has produced a delicious harvest at Hampton Court Palace for almost 250 years.
East Molesey, England

Chocolate Kitchen at Hampton Court Palace

In 2013, historians discovered a hidden room devoted to the art of making royals' hot chocolate.
Windsor, England

'The Queen' Locomotive

A replica of the steam engine that hauled Queen Victoria's Royal Train is on display at Windsor.
Windsor, England

Queen Charlotte Street

At just 51 feet and 10 inches long, it's the shortest street in England.
Windsor, England

The Queen's Swans at Windsor

All unmarked mute swans on the Thames are owned by the Queen per a tradition that began in the 12th century.
England

The JFK Memorial at Runnymede

The patch of land below the memorial was gifted by the British to the United States.
London, England

Sir John Franklin Expedition Memorial

A tribute to the intrepid explorer and his crew who perished in terrible conditions on an ill-fated expedition to the Arctic.
Gerrards Cross, England

Chalfont Viaduct

Locals call it the "Give Peas a Chance" bridge because of its distinct graffiti.
Cliveden Estate, England

Cliveden Hotel

Luxurious hotel designed to stir the imagination of its many visitors.
Reading, England

Henry West's Grave

The wooden grave marker of a railroad worker who died in a freak whirlwind.
Manchester, England

The Undamaged Red Post Box

The small bright red pillar survived the 1996 Manchester bombing virtually unscathed.
Manchester, England

Mr Smith's Dream

A tiny, heartwarming piece of art hiding in plain sight.
Glenelg, Scotland

Glenelg Welcome Sign

The sign announces the Scottish village's cosmic connections, as it's twinned with Glenelg, Mars.
Greenfield, Scotland

Willie MacRae Memorial

The solitary cairn marks a mysterious death that's still controversial more than two decades later.