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Singapore

Atlas Bar

A gorgeous gilded tower houses what may be the world's largest collection of gin.
Winchester, England

Wayfarer's Dole

Ask nicely, and stewards of a centuries-old charitable tradition will give you free bread and beer.
Oxford, England

Annora's Tomb

The weathered grave of a medieval anchoress who walled herself up in a cell attached to a church.
West Wycombe, England

Hellfire Caves

Human-made caves excavated to hide a secret society of wealthy pagans.
High Wycombe, England

Mayor Weigh-In

17th-century tradition of public weighing is met with boos or cheers depending on the Mayor's weight.
Kelmscott, England

Kelmscott Manor

The country home of world-famous designer, writer, and artist extraordinaire, William Morris.
Faringdon, England

The Faringdon F.U.N. and Folly Tower

The eccentricities of a former lord include painted pigeons of his manor house, a series of pointless plaques, and a folly built simply to peeve the public.
Witney, England

The Devil's Quoits

A renovated henge and stone circle just south of Stanton Harcourt village.
Sutton Courtenay, England

George Orwell's Grave

In a sleepy village in Oxfordshire, the visionary English writer's gravesite attracts a yearly pilgrimage.
Little Wittenham, England

The Poem Tree Commemorative Stone

For a century and a half, this great beech stood bearing a carefully carved 20-line poem. Now this stone and plaque are all that remain.
Reading, England

Thames Lido

Soak up some local history in this restored Edwardian era swimming pool.
Nately Scures, England

Mermaid of Nately Scures

From amidst her whirling waves, this mermaid sees all who pass through St. Swithun’s Church. If local legends are to be believed, she serves as a warning.
Steventon, England

Jane Austen's Telephone Box

The world's smallest Austen museum is inside an unassuming phone booth.
Basingstoke, England

The Blue Plaque of Mrs Blunden

This plaque remembers a grave mistake that led to one local woman being buried alive.
Basingstoke, England

The Baverstock Arms

At this historic pub, you can sit back, sip, and watch a whole century go by.
Basingstoke, England

Preserved Victorian Wedding Cake

Baked in 1898 and still almost flawless, this floral masterpiece is considered the world's oldest complete wedding cake.
Leicester, England

Mini Statue of Liberty

A replica of the famed statue far from home.
Stoney Stanton, England

Stoney Cove at the UK National Dive Centre

The site of the most dived wreck in the UK.
Newtown Linford, England

Bradgate House

The alleged birthplace of Lady Jane Grey, who was executed at age 16 for claiming the throne of England.
Brownhills, England

"Jigger" the Brownhills Miner

A giant gleaming memorial named for a coal miner who gave his life to the pits.
Lichfield, England

Damaged Faces of Lichfield Cathedral

These medieval carvings bear scars left by Parliamentarian troops during the English Civil War.
Staffordshire, England

Erasmus Darwin House

The house where Charles Darwin's grandfather formed many of his influential ideas and inventions.
Staffordshire, England

Cannock Chase Military Training Grounds

Parts of this former military training ground may have inspired parts of J.R.R. Tolkien's famous fantasy series.
Cannock, England

Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery

Austrian and Germans who died on British soil during World War I and II are buried here.