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Windsor, England

'The Queen' Locomotive

A replica of the steam engine that hauled Queen Victoria's Royal Train is on display at Windsor.
Windsor, England

The Queen's Swans at Windsor

All unmarked mute swans on the Thames are owned by the Queen per a tradition that began in the 12th century.
Oakley Green, England

Giant Royal Heads

Enormous terracotta heads of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip can be seen on the side of the road to Windsor.
Powys, Wales

Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding Station

A Welsh sheep farm provides daily (non-sheep) meals to red kites, producing dazzling displays of aerial acrobatics.
Swansea, Wales

Tower of the Ecliptic Observatory

Quirky Welsh observatory unites art and science.
Swansea, Wales

Swansea Devil

A turn of the century prophecy comes true when a mischievous wooden Devil, watches the neighboring church burn to the ground
Llanelli, Wales

Loughor Viaduct

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

Sultan the Pit Pony

The enormous earthwork sculpture honors the ponies that lived and worked in the old colliery.
Pontywaun, Wales

Morbitorium

An amazing collection of curiosities hidden in a small Welsh village.
Newport, Wales

Newport Transporter Bridge

The largest of only eight working transporter bridges left in the world.
Cardiff, Wales

'Nightmare on Elm Street' Mural

The painting on an aptly named street honors the 1980s slasher movie.
Tongwynlais, Wales

Castell Coch - The Red Castle

High Victorian fantasy created a fairytale castle out of a ruined fortress in Wales.
Saint Fagans, Wales

St. Fagans National History Museum

Stroll through Welsh history in a village of reconstructed structures.
Cardiff, Wales

The Pumping Station

This eclectic antique shop is home to the taxidermy remains of a celebrity lion named Simba.
Cardiff, Wales

Ianto's Shrine

An impromptu shrine appeared shortly after beloved "Torchwood" character Ianto Jones was killed off the show.
Cardiff, Wales

Dead Man's Alley

This pedestrian walkway cuts through a cemetery and over several burial vaults.
Caerleon, Wales

Caerleon Amphitheatre

This Roman amphitheater is said to be King Arthur's legendary Round Table.
Exmouth, England

A La Ronde

Two women with a flair for both adventure and artful clutter created this singular round home.
Wiltshire, England

Longleat Hedge Maze

The longest hedge maze in the world.
Bath, England

Botanical Gardens of Bath

With lush plants and flowers, huge trees, ponds, and hidden monuments, this place feels a bit like discovering Narnia.
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
Bath and North East Somerset, England

Bailbrook Mission Tin Church

This overgrown Victorian chapel made of corrugated metal looks utterly out of place.
Tetbury, England

Tetbury Dolphins

It's a mystery as to why this inland village chose the dolphin as its symbol.
Gloucestershire, England

Longstone of Minchinhampton

Local lore says passing infants through its holes could magically cure them of measles and rickets.