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Little Moreton Hall from the outside
Congleton, England

Little Moreton Hall

This logic-defying 16th-century Tudor manor still stands to the delight and astonishment of onlookers.
53.1272, -2.2517
People collecting fossils in Lyme Regis at the fossil festival.
Lyme Regis, England

The Glowing Clams of Great Britain

A midnight snack that lights up the night.
50.7208, -2.9385
Church of St. Luke, Liverpool
Liverpool, England

Church of St. Luke, Liverpool

Gutted during the Liverpool Blitz, this architectural husk has been left destroyed in honor of the dead.
53.4017, -2.9750
Under the Boardwalk
Merseyside, England

Southport Pier

The second-longest pier in the UK stretches a whole kilometer into the ocean.
53.6552, -3.0213
Superlambanana
Liverpool, England

Superlambanana

Created as a punny statement about genetic engineering this monstrous hybrid statue has become a beloved icon.
53.4096, -2.9898
Liverpool, England

St. John's Beacon

Tower originally planned as a ventilation shaft now houses a studio.
53.4062, -2.9820
"All the people that come and go..."
Liverpool, England

Penny Lane

The Liverpool street made famous by the Beatles is real.
53.3869, -2.9193
Entrance to the Museum, with the factory in the back
Keswick, England

Cumberland Pencil Museum

A museum in England’s Lake District dedicated to the trusty pencil wants you to know the story of their World War II spy pencils.
54.6039, -3.1414
Dove Cottage
Grasmere, England

Dove Cottage

This charming English house was once the home of England's most famous poet.
54.4545, -3.0167
Liverpool, England

Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse

This aging storage facility is the world's largest brick warehouse.
53.4211, -2.9981
The History Tree, Hale
Hale, England

The Giant's Grave

Final resting place of John Middleton "The Childe of Hale."
53.3325, -2.7952
Scafell Pike
Cumbria, England

Scafell Pike

The highest peak in all of England is plagued by dangerously fickle climate shifts.
54.4542, -3.2115
Buckfast Abbey
Devon, England

Buckfast Abbey

This historic Benedictine monastery brews a booze so toxic that it has often been blamed almost singularly for Scottish hooliganism.
50.4930, -3.7755
Liverpool, England

William MacKenzie's Tomb

Pyramid shaped monument with a tall tale attached.
53.4028, -2.9727
Liverpool, England

The Ancient Chapel of Toxteth

17th century puritan church with connections to the Salem Witch Trials.
53.3814, -2.9579
Surrey, England

Leith Hill Tower

Gothic tower where Lord Alfred Tennyson wrote the poem "The Sleeping Beauty."
51.1764, -0.3713
Stone Circle at Castlerigg with the mountain Blencathra in the background
Keswick, England

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Stonehenge has nothing on Castlerigg’s views.
54.6031, -3.0993
Ironbridge, England

The Iron Bridge

This bridge is the first to be made entirely from iron, but designed like it was still made of wood.
52.6272, -2.4855
Bradford, England

Colour Experience Museum

A museum devoted to the science of color.
53.7966, -1.7593
Cat Statues of York
York, England

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
53.9623, -1.0819
Mow Cop Castle
Mow Cop, England

Mow Cop Castle

This crumbling folly looks like an enchanted left over from Middle Earth.
53.1130, -2.2143
Historic Reading Room
Manchester, England

John Rylands Library

A Victorian Gothic masterpiece housing a world-class collection of rare books and manuscripts.
53.4804, -2.2488
London, England

Sir Richard Burton's Tent-Tomb

Eclectic final resting place of the controversial explorer.
51.4681, -0.2618
London, England

West Norwood Cemetery

A Victorian park cemetery, standing on the site of what was once the Great North Wood.
51.4336, -0.1028