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Gateshead, England

Dunston Staiths

The largest timber structure in Europe.
Tyne and Wear, England

National Glass Centre

A museum pays tribute to the glass-making industry of Sunderland.
Consett, England

'Terris Novalis'

These giant sculptures are supported by a bizarre menagerie of feet.
County Durham, England

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

Journey through this open museum where even employees remain true to period.
Seaham, England

'Eleven 'O' One'

Locals affectionately dubbed this World War I memorial "Tommy."
Durham, England

Durham Obelisk

An abandoned tower once used to study the cosmos hides within a thicket of greenery.
County Durham, England

Palace Green Library

This library dates back to the late 17th century and was one of the first public lending libraries in England.
County Durham, England

Café on the Green

Take afternoon tea in a 17th-century almshouse.
Durham, England

The Count's House

A rather grand, but tiny, folly on the banks of the River Wear associated with a Polish count.
Edinburgh, Scotland

World's End Close

This otherwise ordinary close on the Royal Mile constituted the end of the world for Edinburgh’s poorest residents.
Liverpool, England

Liverpool Central Library Entrance Riddle

The red letters in the literary pavement leading to the library form a mysterious code.
Blackpool, England

High Tide Organ

This sculpture is an instrument played by the swell of the seas.
York, England

Baile Hill

The little-known second castle that William the Conqueror built in York.
York, England

The Snickelways of York

This network of narrow, medieval passages has the most delightful name.
Ingleton, England

The Ingleton Trail

This amazing trail among the many waterfalls around Ingleton has been enchanting visitors since 1885.
Alnwick, England

Barter Books

This enormous secondhand bookstore inside a Victorian train station sparked the "Keep Calm and Carry On" craze.
Bishop Auckland, England

Auckland Castle Deer House

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

Wistman's Wood

This tangled English forest looks like something right out of a fairytale.
Palermo, Italy

Capuchin Monastery Catacombs

Catacombs with thousands of well-dressed mummies.
Poggioreale, Italy

Ruins of Poggioreale

This entire town moved to a safe location after it was devastated by an earthquake, but the remains of the original town are still around.
Catania, Italy

Elephant Fountain

A mysterious ancient elephant said to possess magic powers is now the symbol of a Sicilian city.
Belpasso, Italy

Mount Etna

The world's most active stratovolcano is almost always erupting.
London, England

The Ruins of St. Dunstan-in-the-East

One of the few remaining casualties of the London Blitz, this destroyed church has become an enchanting public garden.
Milton, Scotland

Overtoun Bridge

This Scottish bridge seems to compel dogs to leap to their death.