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Knife Angel.
Morda, England

Knife Angel

The sculpture is made of more than 100,000 knives collected to raise awareness about violence.
52.8428, -2.9943
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Wrexham, Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The longest and tallest aqueduct in Britain can actually be sailed across.
52.9734, -3.0971
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Parys Mountain

The remains of centuries of copper mining appear like an alien landscape.
53.3871, -4.3459
Always smiling.
Ballygalley, Northern Ireland

Polar Bear of Ballygalley

Every year locals give the bear a fresh coat of paint to preserve its signature goofy grin.
54.8995, -5.8520
Slemish as seen from Buckna
Ballymena, Northern Ireland

Slemish Mountain

A brisk climb up this solitary peak leads to the origin story of a towering figure in Irish history.
54.8813, -6.0977
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Ballintoy, Northern Ireland

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

This short bridge is the only thing connecting a tiny Irish island to the mainland.
55.2362, -6.3440
The Dark Hedges at night
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges

The atmospheric road was never meant to be so creepy.
55.1356, -6.3828
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
55.2417, -6.5112
Coleraine, Northern Ireland

Dunluce Castle

The ruins of this medieval castle in Northern Ireland have inspired artists from C.S. Lewis to Led Zeppelin.
55.2108, -6.5797
Mussenden Temple
Coleraine, Northern Ireland

Mussenden Temple

This Italian-style temple replica has been threatening to fall off the Irish coast for hundreds of years.
55.1680, -6.8060
The Barbican Conservatory's Arid House.
London, England

Barbican Conservatory

This hidden green space is the city's second largest conservatory.
51.5200, -0.0932
Mysterious skeleton carving in the cave.
Chislehurst, England

Chislehurst Caves

Shakespeare, David Bowie, Dr. Who, the Saxons, Druids and Romans are all claimed to have all made their mark on these massive man made tunnels.
51.4106, 0.0575
Exterior of Novelty Automation, a 17th century building.
London, England

Novelty Automation

A tongue-in-cheek arcade where the games are based on everyday life.
51.5197, -0.1169
The Denver Sluice
Denver, England

The Denver Sluice Complex

This little-known hero has been protecting "The Fens" for close to 400 years, and now from its most powerful challenger yet: climate change.
52.5847, 0.3459
The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
51.4775, 0.0000
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
51.5029, -0.1301
East Molesey, England

Hampton Court Maze

England's oldest surviving hedge maze has been confusing visitors for over 300 years.
51.3985, -0.3494
Trench armour
London, England

The Imperial War Museum London

This massive collection of British military artifacts includes the heartbreaking personal letters of the men in the trenches of WWI.
51.4960, -0.1084
London, England

Darwin Centre Spirit Collection

Repository for more than 22 million pickled specimens.
51.4961, -0.1764
Giant Head
Cornwall, England

Lost Gardens of Heligan

400-year-old garden, restored to beauty.
50.2854, -4.8103
Eden glowing at night.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project: The World’s Largest Greenhouse

Over one million types of plants in southwest England.
50.3611, -4.7384
London's smallest police station.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
51.5078, -0.1288
The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street
London, England

The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street

The signs of a long buried road can still be found hidden beneath a London sewer grate.
51.5138, -0.1297
Traffic Light Tree
London, England

Traffic Light Tree

A student driver's nightmare.
51.5063, -0.0149