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Alnwick, England

Alnwick Castle

This iconic 1,000-year-old medieval castle is a favorite of the film industry, most notably as the location for Hogwarts in Harry Potter.
Alnwick, England

Alnwick Poison Garden

The sign at the garden gate reads: "These Plants Can Kill."
Pembrokeshire, Wales

Pentre Ifan

The Stonehenge of Wales is one of the grandest neolithic dolmens still in existence.
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.
Brighton, England

Remains of the Royal Suspension Chain Pier

Half-drowned wooden stumps and stone blocks are all that remain of a Victorian landing that was destroyed by storms.
Brighton, England

The Royal Pavilion

Regency-era excess on the English Coast.
Brighton, England

West Pier

The rotting skeleton of a shoreside fun fair that was destroyed by fire and storms still haunts the Brighton ocean view.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Hartlepool, England

Hartlepool Monkey Memorial

The legend of a monkey that was hanged as a spy has inspired not only a football team name, but a successful mayoral campaign.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England.
Whitby, England

Whitby Museum, Library & Archive

The curious and tiny collection contains some very odd objects.
Middlesbrough, England

Tees Transporter Bridge

Built in 1911, the Tees Transporter Bridge is one of only six transporter bridges still in operation.
Barnard Castle, England

The Silver Swan

A perfectly running 230-year-old silver automaton and music box.
Cardiff, Wales

Animal Wall at Cardiff Castle

Recently restored menagerie of Victorian-era beasts.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape.
York, England

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
York, England

National Railway Museum York

The National Railway Museum in York is the largest railway museum in the world, attracting almost 1 million visitors per year.
York, England

York Cold War Bunker

This disused Cold War bunker has been restored to all of its early 60s glory.
Beverley, England

Beverley Messenger Rabbit

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

Beverley Sanctuary Stones

Marking the ancient boundaries of asylum around Beverley Minster.
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.