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Northumberland, England

Holy Island Boat Sheds

These upturned herring boats make nifty storage sheds for fishing goods.
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.
Grasmere, England

Dove Cottage

This charming English house was once the home of England's most famous poet.
Windsor, England

Queen Charlotte Street

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

Kilmorey Mausoleum

The Egyptian-inspired last resting place of Lord Kilmorey.
London, England

Rubens Ceiling at the Banqueting House

The sumptuous ceiling was one of the last things Charles I saw before his execution.
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
Cumbria, England

Scafell Pike

The highest peak in all of England is plagued by dangerously fickle climate shifts.
Bodiam, England

Bodiam Castle

A beautiful ruin of a 14th-century Plantagenet castle built by a medieval mercenary.
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.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Eyam, England

Eyam Plague Village

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
Nottinghamshire, England

Major Oak

The largest oak in England is said to have been the hideout of Robin Hood and his Merry Men.
York, England

Cat Statues of York

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

The Burlington Arcade Beadles

This luxury shopping lane has been protected by its own tiny police force for over a century.
London, England

Word on the Water

This 1920s Dutch barge is now a floating bookstore.
London, England

Houseboats of Regents Canal

A community of artists and entrepreneurs seeks a simpler life on London's waterways.
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
London, England

Barbican Conservatory

This hidden green space is the city's second largest conservatory.
London, England

Speakers' Corner

London's last remaining public soapbox site has seen speeches from Karl Marx, Vladmir Lenin, and George Orwell.
Chester, England

Chester Rows

Mysteriously stacked storefront paths give this medieval British town an iconic style like none other.
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.