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Indoor and outdoor exhibits abound, including live demonstrations of historic locomotives in action
York, England

British National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York is the largest railway museum in the world, attracting almost 1 million visitors per year.
53.9606, -1.0979
Scafell Pike
Cumbria, England

Scafell Pike

The highest peak in all of England is plagued by dangerously fickle climate shifts.
54.4542, -3.2115
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
54.1602, -0.7789
Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival
North Yorkshire, England

Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival

Each year this small English village becomes overrun with outlandish straw men.
54.1472, -2.0475
Cragside
Northumberland, England

Cragside

This enchanting Victorian estate was home to the world's first hydroelectric power generator.
55.3137, -1.8856
Tees Transporter Bridge
Middlesbrough, England

Tees Transporter Bridge

Built in 1911, the Tees Transporter Bridge is one of only six transporter bridges still in operation.
54.5837, -1.2290
1546 illustration of the Mary Rose
Portsmouth, England

Mary Rose Museum

Hauled from the water's depths, Henry VIII's flagship is preserved in this capsule-shaped museum.
50.7989, -1.1076
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
51.4966, -0.1765
Bourton-on-the-Water Model Village
Bourton-on-the-Water, England

Bourton-on-the-Water Model Village

A miniature village mimics the surrounding buildings so well it includes itself.
51.8835, -1.7551
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
54.4886, -0.6074
Bram Stoker, c. 1906
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England.
54.4891, -0.6158
Whitby Abbey through the Whale Bones
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.
54.4904, -0.6162
The Hand of Glory
Whitby, England

Whitby Museum, Library & Archive

The curious and tiny collection contains some very odd objects.
54.4851, -0.6215
Fountains Abbey
North Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey

One of the oldest and certainly best preserved Cistercian abbeys still in existence.
54.1095, -1.5819
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape.
54.0784, -1.6842
Marton-in-Cleveland, England

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Sidney Scurvy, the interactive computer sailor, takes you on a journey to discover the everyday lives of Cook and his men.
54.5382, -1.2025
Coverham, England

Forbidden Corner

A modern English garden of eccentric beasts, follies, and oddities.
54.2758, -1.8569
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
Sunderland, England

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

A museum and gardens with unusual plants and a history of progressive programming for the blind.
54.9042, -1.3809
Barnard Castle, England

The Silver Swan

A perfectly running 230-year-old silver automaton and music box.
54.5419, -1.9153
Alnwick Castle - Northumberland
Alnwick, England

Alnwick Castle

This iconic 1,000-year-old medieval castle is a favorite of the film industry, most notably as the location for Hogwarts in Harry Potter.
55.4156, -1.7059