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Windsor, England

Queen Charlotte Street

At just 51 feet and 10 inches long, it's the shortest street in England.
Whipsnade, England

Whipsnade White Lion

This unusual geoglyph was built as a warning so low-flying aircraft wouldn't scare the zoo animals.
Kenilworth, England

Kenilworth Castle

This ruined medieval castle was the scene of Lord Robert Dudley’s seductive reception for Queen Elizabeth I.
Portsmouth, England

Spinnaker Tower

This striking observation tower shaped like a spinnaker sail is the newest icon in historic Portsmouth.
Bristol, England

Lollipop Be-Bop

A plaque claims this artwork outside a children's hospital was used in the 1998 Quidditch World Cup.
England

The JFK Memorial at Runnymede

The patch of land below the memorial was gifted by the British to the United States.
London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
Canterbury, England

Tomb of the Black Prince

An impressive armored bronze effigy marks the tomb of one of the medieval era's greatest warriors.
London, England

London Underground Labyrinths

A labyrinth hides in plain sight at each of the city's 270 Tube stations.
Reading, England

Henry West's Grave

The wooden grave marker of a railroad worker who died in a freak whirlwind.
London, England

Statue of Guy the Gorilla

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Dining Rooms

Revel in the Victorian splendor of the world's oldest eating establishment inside a museum.
London, England

London Transport Museum

Its collection includes a broad array of social, geographic, graphic design, and political history.
London, England

Victoria and Albert Museum WWII Battle Scars

The pockmarks across the building's facade are remnants of the Blitz.
London, England

Chi-Chi the Giant Panda

The beloved beast's taxidermy remains sit in the Natural History Museum's cafe.
East Molesey, England

Chocolate Kitchen at Hampton Court Palace

In 2013, historians discovered a hidden room devoted to the art of making royals' hot chocolate.
Oxford, England

The Norrington Room

Once one of the largest rooms full of books in the world, this bookstore basement is still a treat for bibliophiles.
Chichester, England

Weald and Downland Living Museum

This open-air heritage museum illuminates centuries of historic English life from a West Sussex village.
London, England

Wellington Monument

This once-controversial and slightly confusing statue of Achilles was built out of captured cannons.
Bodiam, England

Bodiam Castle

A beautiful ruin of a 14th-century Plantagenet castle built by a medieval mercenary.
Rye, England

The Mermaid Inn

This centuries-old hotel hides a network of secret cellars and passages once used by smugglers.
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.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.