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Todmorden, England

Todmorden Toy & Model Museum

Helped by a surprise posthumous donation this small town toy museum features over 5,000 vintage playthings.
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.
Streethouse, England

Featherstone War Horse

This memorial is dedicated to the hundreds of soldiers from Featherstone who died fighting World War I.
Stanbury, England

Ponden Hall

The English bed-and-breakfast believed to have inspired Emily Brontë's novel "Wuthering Heights."
Ilkley, England

Ilkley Moor

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

Warley Museum

Probably the smallest museum in the world, housed in a disused phone booth.
Halifax, England

Wainhouse Tower

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

Rhubarb Triangle

A stretch of land where the sour-sweet vegetable is cloaked in darkness and grows so fast you can hear it crack, squeak, and pop.
Bingley, England

Milner Field Ruins

A lavish Victorian mansion wound up inheriting a gruesome reputation that would be its demise.
Leeds, England

Equus Altus

The name of this suspended sculpture is Latin for "high horse," which is exactly what it is.
West Yorkshire, England

'Winifred'

In a small courtyard resides this large mural that draws inspiration from Leeds and its history.
Wakefield, England

Sandal Castle

Though much of the castle was robbed of its stones, the underlying earthworks are among the best-preserved in England.
Knaresborough, England

Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well

Once thought to be the mysterious work of a witchy prophetess, a well with unusual properties turns objects into "stone".
North Yorkshire, England

Kilburn White Horse

England's largest white horse isn't even white.
North Yorkshire, England

Swaledale Corpse Way

A winding medieval path was used by mourners to carry their dead to the nearest church.
North Yorkshire, England

Wreck of the MV Creteblock

The remains of the concrete ship can be seen during low tide.
Coverham, England

Forbidden Corner

A modern English garden of eccentric beasts, follies, and oddities.
Whitby, England

Whitby Museum, Library & Archive

The curious and tiny collection contains some very odd objects.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Lit & Phil

This gorgeous space is England's largest independent library outside of London.
Tyne and Wear, England

The Red House

An enigmatic sculpture depicts a ruined home with debris stretching for over half a mile along the river.
Monkwearmouth, England

Steel Men Of Wearside

This tribute to Sunderland's mining past stands outside the home of its football club.
Middlesbrough, England

Moses Carpenter's Grave

The final resting place of a celebrated First Nations man who traveled through England with a snake oil salesman.
County Durham, England

Inkerman Beehive Coke Ovens

Rare remnants of the brick-domed ovens birthed in the Durham coalfield during the Industrial Revolution.
Bishop Auckland, England

Auckland Castle Deer House

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