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Derbyshire, England

Chatsworth House

Seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire for centuries.
Halifax, England

Wainhouse Tower

This tallest folly in the world began its life as an elaborate factory chimney.
Eyam, England

Eyam Plague Village Museum

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
England

Stanage Edge

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

Stott Hall Farm

The house in the middle of the motorway.
Castleton, England

Peak Cavern's Rope Factory

Some of England's last cave dwellers lived and worked within this huge cave.
Buxton, England

Solomon's Temple

This landmark Victorian folly rewards visitors with spectacular views over the Peak District.
Derbyshire, England

Blue John Cavern

A cavern system of semi-precious stones that not only mines rare minerals but also tourists' dollars.
Manchester, England

The Manchester Bee

Be on the lookout for the symbolic insect all over the city.
Manchester, England

Alan Turing Memorial

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

Sifters Record Shop

This small record store was a favorite of Oasis's Noel and Liam Gallagher, who mentioned it in one of their early songs.
Northumberland, England

Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

The first museum in the United Kingdom dedicated to this woodwind instrument.
East Lothian, Scotland

Bass Rock

This tiny island is home to the world's largest colony of Northern gannets.
Gwynedd, Wales

Portmeirion Village

A miniature Italianate fantasy village on the coast of Wales and the set of ITC classic "The Prisoner."
Conwy, Wales

The Great Orme Copper Mines

The world's largest prehistoric copper mine had 30,000 animal bones scattered throughout the maze of passageways.
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Bryn Celli Ddu

This neolithic stone grave has been altered and restored so often its now more neo than lithic.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Wales

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This Welsh village gave itself a ridiculous name in a publicity stunt a century ahead of its time.
Beaumaris, Wales

St Seiroil's Well

A holy well believed to have healing powers.
Chester, England

Chester Rows

Mysteriously stacked storefront paths give this medieval British town an iconic style like none other.
Todmorden, England

Stoodley Pike Monument

A stone obelisk towering over the surrounding countrysides beckons hikers across the rolling moors.
Manchester, England

Circus Tavern

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

A Monument to Vimto

A giant wooden soda bottle pays homage to a distinctly British drink on the very spot where it was invented.
Manchester, England

Manchester Museum

19th century museum with an eclectic mix of curiosities, from Egyptian artifacts to items on archery history to the skull of the world's oldest horse.
Pateley Bridge, England

Oldest Sweet Shop in England

The oldest candy store in the world has been selling traditional sweets since 1827.