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Derbyshire, England

Blue Lagoon of Buxton

This beautifully deceiving "lagoon" is actually a toxic soup filled with cars, carcasses, and trash...of course this doesn't stop people going for a dip. So the town dyed it black.
Buxton, England

The Crescent

A historic Georgian building and warm springs.
Buxton, England

Solomon's Temple

This landmark Victorian folly rewards visitors with spectacular views over the Peak District.
Buxton, England

The Devonshire Dome

Once the largest unsupported dome in the world, beating out the Pantheon and St Peters in Rome.
Manchester, England

The Manchester Bee

Be on the lookout for the symbolic insect all over the city.
North Yorkshire, England

Abandoned Scar House Village

The remains of a remote village that once housed over 1,200 dam workers and their families.
Hull, England

White Phone Booths of Hull

The phone booths in this English town have distinctly milky hues.
Halifax, England

Wainhouse Tower

This tallest folly in the world began its life as an elaborate factory chimney.
Wentworth, England

Wentworth Woodhouse

The UK's largest private house was the subject of a long-lasting political dispute.
Halifax, England

Piece Hall

This Georgian architectural masterpiece is the only cloth hall left in Britain.
Elsecar, England

Elsecar Beam Engine

This jewel of an engine is one of Northern England's finest surviving legacies of the Industrial Revolution, even catching the eye of Henry Ford.
Beverley, England

Beverley Sanctuary Stones

Marking the ancient boundaries of asylum around Beverley Minster.
Beverley, England

Beverley Messenger Rabbit

Lewis Carroll's White Rabbit or something else altogether?
Yorkshire, England

Bolton Strid

This lovely little burbling creek is actually a deadly waterway that has dragged down everyone who ever set foot in it.
Emley, England

Emley Moor Transmitter Tower

The tallest freestanding structure in the United Kingdom.
Barnsley, England

Dickie Bird Statue

This tribute to a beloved cricket umpire is a magnet for risqué pranksters.
North Yorkshire, England

Swinton Druids Temple

Although it appears ancient and mysterious, the quirky folly was actually built 200 years ago by an eccentric estate owner.
Barnsley, England

Monk Bretton Priory

These medieval monastery ruins are surprisingly overlooked by most tourists.
Ilkley, England

Ilkley Moor

This strange moor has a song written about it, Bronze Age carvings, and an alien sighting.
Menston, England

High Royds Hospital

Once a farm where patients tilled the soil, this asylum lost its workforce when overmedicating became common practice.
Ripon, England

Ripon Cathedral Crypt

Reputedly based on the tomb of Jesus Christ, this crypt is the oldest surviving structure of any cathedral in England.
Kirkstall, England

Kirkstall Abbey

Artists have long been drawn to these atmospheric 12th-century ruins.
Leeds, England

Lawnswood Cemetery

This Victorian graveyard in Leeds is a macabre collection of beautiful tombs and memorials.
Harrogate, England

Old Swan Hotel

Where Agatha Christie mysteriously disappeared in 1926.