Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Stratford-Upon Avon, via Flickr. Anne was Shakespeare's wife, but it was not a happy arrangement. Y'see, Will Shakespeare got pushed into an old-fashioned shotgun wedding by Annie's furious dad. Need I say more?
An ancient Roman outpost on the Salisbury plain by the name of Old Sarum--a friend and I had it all to ourselves one rainy afternoon. It's said that stones from Old Sarum were taken to build Salisbury Cathedral, which houses a copy of the Magna Carta (which was in a kitschy gift shop when I visited >_<)
Rievaulx Abbey, N. Yorkshire, UK. Only the framework remains, but the history behind one of the wealthiest abbeys in England still enchant all those that visit. Book your accomodation and experience it for yourself now: http://www.accommodation.com/united-kingdom/
Bolton Abbey is an estate in Wharfedale in North Yorkshire, England, which takes its name from the ruined 12th-century Augustinian monastery now generally known as Bolton Priory. It is adjacent to the village of Bolton Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey Ruins, a former Cistercian abbey in Rievaulx, near Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, England. It was one of the wealthiest abbeys in England until it was dissolved by Henry VIII of England in 1538. Originally founded in 1132 by twelve monks from Clairvaux Abbey as a mission for the colonization of the north of England and Scotland.