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This was shot at the City of Caves in Nottingham. Wiki has sourced that hundreds of these caves are beneath the city streets of Nottingham, and not that many people are aware of this. I got to see a couple of different caves while visiting the area, and out of the majority of the ones I saw, this one is the prettiest!  photo and comment by James Chan

Beneath Nottingham Castle a labyrinth of manmade caves and tunnels continue to tell the turbulent story

Nottingham Castle is an earthwork motte and bailey fortress, founded in 1067 by William the Conqueror. In 1170, King Henry II, founded the stone castle, when making the site the principal royal fortress in the Midlands

Nottingham Castle is an earthwork motte and bailey fortress, founded in 1067 by William the Conqueror. In King Henry II, founded the stone castle, when making the site the principal royal fortress in the Midlands. We have a pic almost exactly like ths

Broadway in Nottingham's Lace Market, England (by fractalznet on Flickr)

Broadway in Nottingham's Lace Market, England. No longer making lace but still a busy and productive area of Nottingham

~Wollaton Park, Nottingham, England (by Gerry Molumby)~

Wollaton Park, Nottingham, England (by Gerry Molumby). ~~ Wollaton Hall and Park is a spectacular Elizabethan mansion and park set in the heart of Nottingham

Nottingham is littered with caves, the city being built upon soft sandstone. These are in the rock just beneath Nottingham Castle. As far back as the middle ages, they were used as homes by the less well off, hence the nickname 'pauper holes'. | by Duncan~, via Flickr

City of Caves in Nottingham, England consists of a network of caves carved out of sandstone that have been used over the years as housing for the poor, a tannery, public house cellars, and as an air raid shelter.