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Manchester, England

Alan Turing Memorial

Have a seat with the father of modern computing at this Manchester monument.
Manchester, England

Circus Tavern

This tiny watering hole claims to have the smallest bar counter in Europe.
Manchester, England

Guardian Telephone Exchange Tunnels

This nondescript building hides an entrance to an underground nuclear tunnel system.
Manchester, England

The Undamaged Red Post Box

The small bright red pillar survived the 1996 Manchester bombing virtually unscathed.
Manchester, England

Boardman’s Entry

A tiny, hidden alleyway dedicated to the father of meteorology.
Halifax, England

Warley Museum

Probably the smallest museum in the world, housed in a disused phone booth.
Liverpool, England

St George's Hall

Charles Dickens described the concert room in this amazing Victorian hall as "the most perfect room in the world."
Liverpool, England

Church of St. Luke, Liverpool

Gutted during the Liverpool Blitz, this architectural husk has been left destroyed in honor of the dead.
Liverpool, England

'Penelope' Sculpture

This whimsical public art installation is a unique homage to Liverpool's industrial heritage.
Paris, France

Statue Le Rhinoceros

A beautiful Victorian statue shows France's enduring love of the rhinoceros.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Paris, France

'Jeune Éléphant pris au Piège' ('Young Elephant Caught in a Trap')

This emotive sculpture was originally created for the 1878 World's Fair.
Cumbria, England

Merzbarn

The sculptural remains of the last home of a legendary Dada artist.
Grasmere, England

Dove Cottage

This charming English house was once the home of England's most famous poet.
York, England

Battle of Marston Moor Monument

A monolith stands at the site of the most significant battle ever fought on British soil.
Liverpool, England

St. John's Beacon

The tower was originally used as a chimney for the waste incinerator of St. John's Precinct and Market.
Baildon, England

Shipley Glen Tramway

This quaint funicular has been ferrying people up and down an English valley since the Victorian era.
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape.
North Yorkshire, England

Allerton Castle

This Gothic Revival castle used as a shooting location for "The Secret Garden" and other films.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
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.
North Yorkshire, England

Buttertubs Pass

A steep and winding road in the Yorkshire Dales passes by these deep natural potholes.
North Yorkshire, England

Swaledale Corpse Way

A winding medieval path was used by mourners to carry their dead to the nearest church.
North Yorkshire, England

Crackpot Hall

The dramatic remains of an abandoned farmhouse sit high on the edge of a remote hillside.