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Portsmouth, England

Lumps Fort aka Southsea Rose Garden

A picturesque garden with a surprising past.
Salisbury, England

Medieval Clock at Salisbury Cathedral

Oldest working mechanical clock in the world.
Bishop Auckland, England

Auckland Castle Deer House

This Georgian Gothic building was created to shelter and feed deer.
Shildon, England

Winston Churchill's Funeral Train

The train that took the prime minister on his final journey now rests in a British museum.
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
West Auckland, England

'First World Cup' Memorial

This memorial depicts the unlikely team that won England the Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy.
Hartlepool, England

HMS Trincomalee

The oldest warship in Europe is still afloat.
County Durham, England

Inkerman Beehive Coke Ovens

Rare remnants of the brick-domed ovens birthed in the Durham coalfield during the Industrial Revolution.
Smardale, England

Smardale Gill Viaduct

A spectacular disused railway viaduct in a beautiful countryside nature reserve.
Coventry, England

'Coventry Doom'

This amazing 15th-century mural remained hidden in plain sight for centuries.
Coventry, England

The Phil Silvers Archival Museum

The only museum in the world dedicated to preserving the life and work of American comedian and entertainer, Phil Silvers.
Wallace, Idaho

Burke Ghost Town

An abandoned mining town built in a canyon so narrow, the railroad ran right through the hotel lobby.
London, England

Battersea Power Station

Pop culture has helped to keep this iconic British building from being destroyed.
Castalla, Spain

La Foia de Castalla

This site is both a remarkable reminder of the town's mining history and a fantastic government blooper.
Alicante, Spain

Central Market Building

This magnificent market stands as a poignant symbol of the suffering caused by the Spanish Civil War.
Nottingham, England

Standard Hill

The English Civil War began right here in 1642.
Swinton, England

Waterloo Pottery Kiln

The remains of a historic kiln once used to produce the famous Rockingham porcelain.
Catcliffe, England

Catcliffe Glass Cone

The oldest surviving glass furnace cone in Western Europe.
London, England

Town Hall Hotel

You will not be able to miss this building.
Temple Normanton, England

Saint James the Apostle Church

A unique 1980s designed church sits uncomfortably in its traditional Victorian churchyard.
Derbyshire, England

Chesterfield Snail

This enormous spiral sculpture looks strangely out of place on the edge of a housing development.
Cumbria, England

Hardknott Roman Fort

One of the highest Roman forts in Britain is set amid dramatic scenery on a notoriously difficult road.
South Yorkshire, England

The Steelworker Mural

This magnificent mural was created with over 30,000 colored bricks.
South Yorkshire, England

The Birley Spa Bathhouse

This old Victorian bathhouse is fed by an ancient holy spring.