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Shanklin, England

Shanklin Chine

This stream-carved gorge has inspired poets, hidden smugglers, and trained soldiers, all without losing its beauty.
East Molesey, England

Hampton Court Maze

England's oldest surviving hedge maze has been confusing visitors for over 300 years.
England

Toad's Mouth

The view from this giant Stone Age toad is unexpectedly beautiful.
Benidorm, Spain

Intempo Building

This 47-story "M" remains totally uninhabited.
Chesterfield, England

Tapton House

The former home of a railway legend and the site of a gigantic labyrinth.
Derbyshire, England

Ice Age Cave Dwellings at Creswell Crags

A gorge full of caverns where early humans lived alongside cave hyenas, giant mammoths and wooly rhinoceroses.
Todmorden, England

Stoodley Pike Monument

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

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
Cartagena, Spain

Roman Theatre of Cartagena

An ancient Roman theatre restored to its former glory in the Spanish city of Cartegena.
Cartagena, Spain

Bateria de Castillitos

The two massive guns that defended Cartagena Bay.
Cartagena, Spain

Submarine Peral

The world's first electric battery-powered submarine.
Elda, Spain

Elda Footwear Museum

This Spanish shoe museum has history, has design, and has a pair of Rafael Nadal's tennies!
Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Koneswaram Temple

An ancient temple to the Hindu god Shiva surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery.
Villena, Spain

Treasure of Villena

A significant cache of prehistoric valuables is on display in an unassuming museum tucked inside a town hall.
Sri Lanka

Shark Point Reef

One of the few places where inexperienced snorkelers can spot a shark.
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.
Grasmere, England

Dove Cottage

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

Animal Wall at Cardiff Castle

Recently restored menagerie of Victorian-era beasts.
Derbyshire, England

Winnats Pass

A magnificent winding road through a steep valley, with deep natural caverns at the bottom
Chester, England

Chester Rows

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

West Pier

The rotting skeleton of a shoreside fun fair that was destroyed by fire and storms still haunts the Brighton ocean view.
Liverpool, England

Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse

This aging storage facility is the world's largest brick warehouse.
Buxton, England

The Devonshire Dome

Once the largest unsupported dome in the world, beating out the Pantheon and St Peters in Rome.
Buxton, England

The Crescent

A historic Georgian building and warm springs.