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Newhaven, England

Newhaven Fort

A Victorian Fort built into the chalky cliffs that overlook the English Channel.
Southend-on-Sea, England

Southend Pier Railway

This charming, narrow-gauge railway in the Thames Estuary is sometimes referred to as the "Train to Nowhere."
Lympne, England

Portus Lemanis

The ruins of a Roman fort lie in the shadows of an imposing medieval castle.
Oxford, England

Folly Bridge

The spot where Oxford garnered its name was also home to a medieval philosopher and includes a house covered in statues.
Rye, England

Ypres Tower

Also known as Rye Castle, this 13th-century fortification later became a prison and held one of Rye's most famous criminals.
Tudeley, England

All Saints' Church of Tudeley

This medieval church is the only one in the world that features all Marc Chagall stained-glass windows.
Lairg, Scotland

Falls of Shin

This man-made waterfall was designed to help improve access for spawning salmon.
London, England

Odeon Covent Garden

Formerly known as Saville Theatre, this mid-20th-century entertainment hub includes an ornate frieze.
Lancashire, England

Eric Morecambe Statue

Dedicated to the legendary comedian Eric Morecambe depicting his iconic "Bring Me Sunshine" stance.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Tolbooth Tavern

Now home to a drinking establishment, this building has a macabre history.
Devon, England

'Verity'

An allegorical statue of a giant pregnant woman representing justice and truth.
Brighton, England

'Twins'

These shopping center benches are actually a modern art installation.
Hove, England

Victorian Seaside Shelters

These seaside shelters once enjoyed by royalty remain a part of local history.
Devon, England

Lynmouth Flood Memorial Hall

A massive flood devastated this seaside town, causing many to speculate about whether the government had figured out how to influence the weather.
Biddenden, England

Biddenden Maids

Eliza and Mary Chulkhurst were the first famous conjoined twins in England, but it's not clear when they were born.
Essex, England

The Naze and Naze Tower

This crumbling coast and its teetering tower are literally filled with history, but they are also at great risk of becoming history themselves.
Morecambe, England

'Venus & Cupid'

A powerful statue sits on Scalestone Point, looking out over Morecambe Bay.
Margate, England

'The Shell Lady of Margate'

Overlooking the seaside town of Margate stands a tribute to an artist's lover.
Dunmore, Scotland

Dunmore Park House

A once extravagant mansion, now reduced to ruin.
Hastings, England

Shipwreck Museum

From battleships to Roman vessels, this museum explores the depths of shipwrecks in the region.
Highland, Scotland

Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

Britain's only herd of free-ranging reindeer.
Edinburgh, Scotland

World's End Close

This otherwise ordinary close on the Royal Mile constituted the end of the world for Edinburgh’s poorest residents.
Coleford, England

Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

On this wooded path, a stained-glass window creates a spellbinding forest cathedral.
London, England

Statue of Guy the Gorilla

A sculpture of a famous ape who was once a beloved household name in London.