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Norton, England

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

A preserved 18th century steel factory.
Liverpool, England

William MacKenzie's Tomb

Pyramid shaped monument with a tall tale attached.
London, England

Marianne North Gallery at Kew Gardens

A gallery specifically dedicated to the botanical illustrations of a remarkable traveling lady.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Drying Green

The old tradition of drying laundry on poles in the public green is still guaranteed by Glasgow city law.
Woking, England

'The Martian'

An enormous alien invades Woking, England, as an homage to the H.G. Wells classic "The War of the Worlds."
Stourton, England

King Alfred's Tower

Gothic tower mentioned in Thomas Hardy poem "The Channel Firing."
London, England

Fitzroy House

This historic London residence was once the womb of Scientology.
Peebles, Scotland

Neidpath Train Tunnel

An abandoned, desolate train tunnel that was used during World War II.
East Molesey, England

Magic Tap

Floating pink tap installed for a flower show in London.
Bath, England

Beazer Garden Maze

Created by one of England's most prolific labyrinth designers, inspired by Bath city history.
Bletchley, England

National Museum of Computing

Museum celebrating the history of computers, especially their role in codebreaking.
Grantham, England

The Francis Trigge Chained Library

One of the oldest libraries in England, and one of the last of the great medieval chained collections.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Dundas House

This stately bank building hides a spectacular star-studded ceiling.
London, England

British Dental Museum

The collection contains over 25,000 items and details the painful dental practices of the past.
Madrid, Spain

Carpetana Metro Station Museum

Replicas of fossils unearthed during renovation work reveal how this area would have looked millions of years ago.
Madrid, Spain

Convent of the Holy Spirit Crypts

Remains of the lost church hide beneath this Spanish Parliament building.
Fábrica de Orbaitzeta, Spain

Munitions Factory of Orbaitzeta

Abandoned 18th century weapons factory in the Aezkoa Valley.
Teruel, Spain

The Two Lovers of Teruel

These magnificently sculpted tombs represent Spain's own legendary version of "Romeo and Juliet."
Barcelona, Spain

Palau Dalmases

This former Baroque palace on the historic Calle Montcada is a rare architectural gem and was once the meeting place of an aristocratic scholarly society.
Barcelona, Spain

Sant Pau Recinte Modernista

The largest Art Nouveau complex in the world is a Barcelona hospital with a 600-year-long history.
Ely, England

Octagon Tower

A remarkable medieval structure born from a 14th-century disaster.