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Goathland, England

Goathland Station

Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade Station is also a charming blast from the past situated in North Yorkshire.
Tilbury, England

Tilbury Fort

This star-shaped artillery fort protected the mouth of the Thames from the 16th century to the Second World War.
Newport, England

Carisbrooke Castle

The Last Home of an Executed King.
Blackpool, England

Comedy Carpet

A typographic tribute to the many comedic greats who make Great Britain laugh.
Middlesbrough, England

Tees Transporter Bridge

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

Berkhamsted Castle

This early Norman castle was the first historical monument protected by an act of Parliament.
London, England

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Where's a guy to go after a long, hard day at work?
Dorset, England

Abbotsbury Swannery

The world's only managed flock of mute swans was established as a factory for monk meat but is now an adorable sanctuary.
Windsor, England

Queen Charlotte Street

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

Charing Cross Mural

The medieval woodcut-style artwork chronicles life in medieval London.
Lynford, England

Grime's Graves

A strange and ancient landscape hides the dark, cavernous remains of a 5,000-year-old flint mine.
Durham, England

Palace Green Library

This library dates back to the late 17th century and was one of the first public lending libraries in England.
Southampton, England

Southampton Walls

A half-mile-long stretch of medieval forts built after a devastating pirate attack persists amid the modern port city.
Baildon, England

Shipley Glen Tramway

This quaint funicular has been ferrying people up and down an English valley since the Victorian era.
Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
Liverpool, England

Superlambanana

Created as a punny statement about genetic engineering this monstrous hybrid statue has become a beloved icon.
Matlock Bath, England

Matlock Bath

A seaside town with no sea in sight.
Lincoln, England

Newport Arch

Modern commuters still pass through this 2,000-year-old Roman archway.
Lincoln, England

High Bridge

The oldest of the three remaining bridges in England with buildings on top of them.
Somerset, England

Wells Cathedral Clock

This astronomical clock is the second oldest in England.
North Yorkshire, England

Kilburn White Horse

England's largest white horse isn't even white.
Isle of Wight, England

St. Catherine's Oratory

This lighthouse was crafted as penitence for the theft of wine bound for a monastery.
Richmond, England

Tan Hill Inn

At 1,732 feet above sea level, this spectacularly isolated yet surprisingly bustling bar is the highest pub in Britain.
Richmond, England

King Henry's Mound

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