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Lincoln, England

Temple Bruer

This lone tower casts an outstretched shadow over the site of a once-wealthy Knights Templar preceptory.
Cornwall, England

St Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Delabole, England

Delabole Slate Quarry

Britain's oldest and biggest hole in the ground.
Devon, England

Buckfast Abbey

This historic Benedictine monastery brews a booze so toxic that it has often been blamed almost singularly for Scottish hooliganism.
Dorset, England

Wimborne Minster Model Town

This tiny town features a tiny town that acts as a 3D snapshot of the town during the 1950's.
Dorset, England

Holloways of Dorset

These ancient sunken lanes were naturally tunneled into the soft ground by countless footsteps.
Denbighshire, Wales

Castell Dinas Bran

These precariously placed ruins harken back to a 13th-century castle.
Tintern, Wales

Tintern Abbey

This well-preserved Cistercian Abbey in a romantic pastoral setting has inspired artists like the poet Wordsworth.
Oxfordshire, England

'The Nuba Survival'

In an isolated field near a dilapidated barn stands this chilling portrayal of the plight of the Nuba peoples of Sudan.
Hertfordshire, England

Ruins of Minsden Chapel

This crumbling 14th century chapel became so unstable the roofing apparently collapsed during a wedding ceremony, narrowly missing the curate's head.
Gloucestershire, England

Purton Hulks

Abandoned boats decaying in the largest ship graveyard in mainland Britain.
Saint Briavels, England

St Briavels Castle

You can enjoy a (possibly haunted) stay at the medieval Norman castle that was once a favorite hunting lodge of King John.
Kent, England

The Resting Place of Pocahontas

The last resting place of the famous Native American princess is marked by a haunting monument.
Glastonbury, England

Tomb of Dion Fortune

The final resting place of one of the most influential modern occultists.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury Tor

This hill and tower are steeped in legend, from King Arthur to the Holy Grail.
Basingstoke, England

The Blue Plaque of Mrs Blunden

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

Odiham Pest House

A rare survivor from the age of plagues.
Grange-over-Sands, England

Grange Lido

Abandoned for over 20 years, this art deco seaside swimming pool is a magnificent waste.
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater

The tragic death of 19-year-old Mabel Tainter in 1886 led to the construction of this unique Victorian-era theater in the northern woods of Wisconsin.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

St. Mary's Well, Jesmond

A famous pilgrimage site that remains hidden in the midst of a city.
Ipswich, England

Cardinal Wolsey Statue

A surprisingly approachable statue of the man who dominated King Henry VIII's government.
Essex, England

Greensted Church

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

The Naze and Naze Tower

This crumbling coast and its teetering tower are literally filled with history, but they are also at great risk of becoming history themselves.
Northumberland, England

St. Cuthbert's Cave

A rocky outcrop where monks hid their most holy relic while escaping Danish invaders.