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Lincolnshire, England

Woodhall Spa Bath House

This former Victorian bathhouse was all the rage during the mid-19th century and put Woodhall on the map.
London, England

Mary Anning's Plesiosaur

This marine reptile was discovered by one of the 19th century's greatest fossil hunters.
Oviedo, Spain

Culis Monumentalibus

Two large posteriors in one giant statue.
Woodhall, England

Dambusters Memorial

This memorial pays homage to the Royal Air Force squadron that breached two important dams during World War II.
La Rochelle, France

Nazi U-Boat Pens

A massive, secret marina for the Nazis' most formidable weapon in the Atlantic.
Lincoln, England

The Lincoln Imp

Legend says this demonic carving inside a medieval cathedral was one of Satan's minions.
Lincoln, England

Lincoln Tank Memorial

The world's first military tank was designed in this English city amid the stalemate of WWI trench warfare.
Matlock Bath, England

Matlock Bath

A seaside town with no sea in sight.
Nottingham, England

The Caves of Nottingham

A labyrinthine underworld of tunnels and caverns hides beneath the city.
Ashbourne, England

Dovedale Stepping Stones

These quintessentially English stepping stones were built for Victorian tourists.
Grimsby, England

Grimsby Dock Tower

Despite its ornamental looks, this towering Tuscan-inspired anomaly was a masterpiece in hydraulic engineering.
Woodhall Spa, England

Peter Scott's Shoes

This tiny shoe shop claims to be the smallest store of its kind in Britain.
Lincoln, England

Museum of Lincolnshire Life

The charming collection illustrates life in Lincolnshire in the 18th through 20th centuries.
Lincoln, England

Prison Chapel at Lincoln Castle

Inside this chapel, Victorian jailers took the separate system to new levels.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Kleine Trippenhuis

One of Amsterdam's narrowest houses is located right across the canal from its widest.
Alcoi, Spain

Firefighters Museum of Alcoy

The first firefighters museum in southern Spain is ironically located in an old textile mill that burned down in 1985.
Almansa, Spain

Almansa Town Hall Sculpture Garden

This impressive former palace contains a hidden gem for fans of modern sculpture.
Sax, Spain

Colony of Santa Eulalia

An abandoned socialist utopia built in the late 19th century.
Burgos, Spain

Cartuja de Miraflores

This Gothic church houses ornate royal tombs and a magnificent gilded altarpiece.
Alrewas, England

'Shot at Dawn' at the National Memorial Arboretum

In an arboretum with hundreds of memorials to the fallen, this one might be the most poignant.
Ibi, Spain

Centenary Tree of Plaça de la Palla

This beloved ancient tree is the pride of this city center.
Banyeres de Mariola, Spain

Museo Torre Font Bona

An archaeological museum squeezed into a narrow 15th-century gate tower accessed only by a spiral staircase.
Llanelli, Wales

Loughor Viaduct

A section of a historic wooden trestle viaduct is preserved next to the railway line it once carried.
Barnard Castle, England

Deepdale Aqueduct

This Victorian footbridge over the River Tees was originally built to carry water from the high moorland to the industrial towns on the coast.