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Ashford in the Water, England

Sheepwash Pen and Lambs' Bank

This unique creation was used to house and wash sheep prior to shearing.
Buxton, England

Chee Dale Stepping Stones

These unique stepping stones hug a river's edge to take hikers on a journey through a limestone gorge.
Bury Saint Edmunds, England

The Nutshell Pub

The smallest pub in Britain was once a cabinet of curiosities and it still has the dead cat to prove it.
Stanton Lees, England

Earl Grey Tower

This tower was constructed to commemorate the man who helped bring true democracy to the United Kingdom.
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

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

Stanage Edge

This iconic Peak District ridge was once one of the busiest roads in medieval Britain.
Sheffield, England

Bishops' House

This house was home to a succession of park keepers for more than 90 years, but in all that time, it never had a toilet.
Sheffield, England

Hillsborough Stadium Disaster Memorials

Three memorials honor the victims of the worst sports stadium disaster in Britain.
Sheffield, England

The Green Police Box

This police call box harkens back to an era of pre-radio communications, and has a rather unique feature.
Sheffield, England

1 O'Clock Time Signal

The once-a-day siren is a reminder of the days before time was standardized.
Thursford, England

Thursford Collection

A large collection of steam engines, organs, and fairground attractions.
Southwold, England

Under the Pier Show

A chaotic collection of coin-operated slot machines designed to delight and disturb in equal measure.
Southwold, England

Southwold Jack

Keep a lookout for replicas of this wooden soldier hiding in plain sight all around town.
Covehithe, England

Ruins of St Andrew's Covehithe

A 17th-century church is nestled within the walls of a 15th-century ruin.
Norwich, England

Tombland Alley

A 16th-century footpath said to be haunted by a young girl that died trapped within its misshapen old house.
Holy Island of Lindisfarne, England

Holy Island Boat Sheds

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

Grace Darling Museum

This museum honors the young maritime hero who became an unexpected Victorian-era celebrity.
Bamburgh, England

Teak Ceiling at Bamburgh Castle

The medieval-looking hammer beam teak roof may be a Victorian vanity, but it's still absolutely magnificent.
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England

Saltburn Cliff Lift

This beautiful example of Victorian engineering is the oldest water-balanced funicular anywhere in the world.
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
Whitby, England

Fortune's Smokehouse

This tiny traditional smokehouse is the only one left in this historic fishing port.
Scarborough, England

Peasholm Park's Naval Battles

80 years of the Battle of Peasholm on a small English lake.
Knaresborough, England

Chapel of Our Lady of the Crag

A 600-year-old mini shrine guarded by a sword-wielding knight hides in a crumbling cliff face.
York, England

Baile Hill

The little-known second castle that William the Conqueror built in York.