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Rotherham, England

Boston Castle

This small crenelated building was built by a British aristocrat who supported the American Revolution and may have named it in memory of a pivotal battle.
Sheffield, England

Sheffield Botanical Gardens Bear Pit

In the 19th century, this pit housed a fully grown black bear for the entertainment of visitors. Today there is a sculpture in tribute to the poor creature.
Matlock Bath, England

Masson Mill

This historic textile mill has been repurposed as a shopping outlet, which houses a textile museum that celebrates its industrial past.
Leeds, England

Royal Armouries Museum

One of three sites in England that house the National Collection of Arms and Armour.
Sheffield, England

Riverside Pub Mural

Located behind the Riverside Pub is a nautical fantasy from one of the area's renowned street artists.
Newborough, Wales

Ynys Llanddwyn

Legends say that this small island was the final resting place of the Welsh saint of lovers.
Llangoed, Wales

Castell Aberlleiniog

A little-known castle set in a nature reserve.
Beaumaris, Wales

St Seiroil's Well

A holy well believed to have healing powers.
Sheffield, England

Burton Street School

It's known as the "Full Monty school" thanks to its role in the beloved British comedy film.
Pleasley, England

Pleasley Pit

This park and coal mine heritage site is home to two of the last steam winding engines in the UK.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Red Light Secrets

This museum housed in a former brothel explores the past and present of sex work in Amsterdam.
Venice, Italy

Ponte delle Tette

In the past, Renaissance sex workers were encouraged to entice customers on this bridge.
Glossop, England

B-29 'Over Exposed' Crash Site

The wreck of a B-29 Superfortress now stands as a memorial left in the moors.
Thurgoland, England

Thurgoland Tunnel

A repurposed railway tunnel with otherworldly acoustic characteristics.
Sheffield, England

Lodge Moor POW Camp Ruins

A brick foundation and piles of listing building materials are all that remains of this World War II POW camp.
Sheffield, England

The Green Police Box

This police call box harkens back to an era of pre-radio communications, and has a rather unique feature.
England

Stanage Edge

This iconic Peak District ridge was once one of the busiest roads in medieval Britain.
Sheffield, England

Bishops' House

This house was home to a succession of park keepers for more than 90 years, but in all that time, it never had a toilet.
Catcliffe, England

Catcliffe Glass Cone

The oldest surviving glass furnace cone in Western Europe.
York, England

Yorkshire Air Museum

This aircraft museum is home to one of just three Halifax bombers in the world.
South Yorkshire, England

The Birley Spa Bathhouse

This old Victorian bathhouse is fed by an ancient spring.
Barnsley, England

Monk Bretton Priory

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

Woodhall Spa Bath House

This former Victorian bathhouse was all the rage during the mid-19th century and put Woodhall on the map.
Lincolnshire, England

Kinema in the Woods

This century-old cinema is complete with musical interludes and boasts a rare projection system.