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London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
London, England

Gravestone of Henry Croft

A statue of the original Pearly King is hidden in a church's crypt.
London, England

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Children's hospital in London that operates on royalties received from Peter Pan, which J.M. Barrie signed over in 1929.
London, England

Sherling Backstage Walkway

A hidden path at the National Theatre lets you look behind the scenes of the latest productions.
London, England

Scenes from the Frost Fair

Murals of the wild parties once held on the frozen River Thames.
Timperley, England

Frank Sidebottom Statue

A statue honoring Frank Sidebottom, a beloved cartoon figure from Timperley.
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

Peterloo Memorial

The city of Manchester quietly unveiled this tribute to a 19th-century massacre.
Manchester, England

Mayfield Railway Station

Manchester's abandoned train depot lingers in a post-industrial purgatory.
Manchester, England

'22 Bees'

This massive memorial commemorates those who died in the Manchester Arena bombing.
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.
Liverpool, England

'Penelope' Sculpture

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

Prince Rupert's Tower

This abandoned lock-up was saved because of its connection to a local football team.
Liverpool, England

The Law Oak

A thousand year old oak tree survives in Liverpool.
Liverpool, England

The Ancient Chapel of Toxteth

17th century puritan church with connections to the Salem Witch Trials.
London, England

The Imperial War Museum London

This massive collection of British military artifacts includes the heartbreaking personal letters of the men in the trenches of WWI.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Liverpool, England

Martins Bank Building

Most of Britain's gold reserve was secretly stashed here after the start of World War II.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

St. George's Market

The last Victorian market in Belfast.
Meols, England

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Telephone Box

After the band included its number in one of their songs, the booth became a monument to the musical group.
Birkenhead, England

U-534

After mysteriously refusing to surrender at the end of World War II this sunken submarine was only salvaged in a search for Nazi gold.
Brownhills, England

"Jigger" the Brownhills Miner

A giant gleaming memorial named for a coal miner who gave his life to the pits.
Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Garden of Heroes and Villains

One of the largest sculpture collections in the U.K. features history's greats, from Bob Dylan to Galileo, in bronze.