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Somerset, England

Tarr Steps

This ancient bridge made of stone slabs is said to be reserved for the devil to sunbathe.
Beaconsfield, England

Bekonscot Model Village

The world's oldest model village.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Quiraing

Islanders once used this dramatic, otherworldly landscape to hide their cattle from Viking raiders.
Waterloo, England

'Another Place'

A hundred copies of Antony Gormley's naked body stare out across the water.
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
London, England

Aldgate Pump

This pump on the bad side of Victorian London betrayed a horrifying revelation about the water supply.
Bridgnorth, England

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

This charming railway is one of the oldest and steepest funiculars in England.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Wales

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This Welsh village gave itself a ridiculous name in a publicity stunt a century ahead of its time.
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England

Saltburn Cliff Lift

This beautiful example of Victorian engineering is the oldest water-balanced funicular anywhere in the world.
Wales

Whiteford Lighthouse

This lonely cast-iron structure is the only wave-washed lighthouse of its kind left in all of Britain.
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Old Man of Storr

An ancient Scottish rock formation said to be the gravesite of a giant remains ensconced in legend and intrigue.
Derbyshire, England

Ice Age Cave Dwellings at Creswell Crags

A gorge full of caverns where early humans lived alongside cave hyenas, giant mammoths and wooly rhinoceroses.
Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Ecopod

Geodesic dome luxury retreat in the Scottish Highlands.
Cynghordy, Wales

Low-Impact Woodland House

One family's environment-friendly hobbit-house in Wales.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow City Center Mural Trail

A scattered trail of street art adds a pop of color to the city's stark structures.
Newquay, England

The Island, Newquay

Sometimes an island, sometimes a rocky outcropping connected to the world by a tiny suspension bridge.
Staffordshire, England

Doxey Pool

This tiny little pool is said to be home to a malicious mermaid named Jenny Greenteeth.
Tintagel, England

Merlin’s Cave

It is said the legendary wizard once lived in this sea cave beneath Tintagel Castle.
Whitehaven, England

Fairy Rock

Local legends say that fairies used to dance in the moonlight here and invite handsome young men into their grottoes.
Essex, England

The Broomway

A perilous medieval road leading right into the sea.
Sumburgh, Scotland

Jarlshof

This picturesque archeological site looks like it was pulled straight from a fantasy novel.
Lyme Regis, England

The Glowing Clams of Great Britain

A midnight snack that lights up the night.