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Cannock, England

Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery

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

The Miss Jean Brodie Steps

These steps offer a breathtaking view of one of Europe's most besieged fortresses.
Nottinghamshire, England

Queen's Sconce

A well preserved remnant of the English Civil War.
Ripponden, England

Stott Hall Farm

The house in the middle of the motorway.
York, England

Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate

This medieval church is not only notable for its architecture, but also its connection with LGBTQ+ history.
York, England

Kings Square Gravestones

This popular square's history as the former site of a church is hidden in plain sight.
Rome, Italy

Mercatus Traiani (Trajan's Market)

This ancient market is often referred to as the oldest shopping mall in the world.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

Makers and sellers of the original and finest York Ghosts.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Stockbridge Market

The remnants of a facade from a 19th-century market stall emporium.
Coleford, England

Puzzlewood

The mysterious, fantastical woodland inspiration for "The Lord of the Rings."
York, England

Hob Moor and Plague Stones

When the plague struck York, this stone was used to leave supplies for the sick.
Lancashire, England

Carnforth Railway Station

Inside this station, the 1945 film "Brief Encounter" is played on a loop daily.
Iceland

Svartifoss

The unique waterfall in Iceland's south features a backdrop of geometric black lava columns.
Prestwich, England

Irwell House Ruins

This grand Georgian manor house was converted to serve as an isolation hospital before it was abandoned and destroyed.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Polé (Xcaret Archaeological Site)

One of Mexico's least-visited archaeological sites is tucked away inside a theme park.
Rome, Italy

Ludus Magnus

The ruins of the largest gladiatorial school in Rome are largely hidden under modern streets.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
Arnside, England

Arnside Bore

This rare aquatic phenomenon is one of the more accessible tidal bores in Morecambe Bay.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Queen Mary's Bath House

The building where Queen Mary of Scotland was said to have bathed in white wine.
York, England

Yorkshire Air Museum

This aircraft museum is home to one of just three Halifax bombers in the world.
Robin Hood's Bay, England

The Visiter Memorial

This plaque commemorates an amazing 19th-century sea rescue.
Glasgow, Scotland

Nelson Monument Glasgow

One of the first monuments dedicated to the accomplishments of the great Vice Admiral, Horatio Nelson.
Whitby, England

Clarence the Crocodile

The much-beloved mascot of a local museum.
Nelson, England

Weaving Shuttle Sculpture

This giant weaving shuttle celebrates Lancashire's importance during the Industrial Revolution.