Have you ever driven past an unusual building or seen a strange carving somewhere and wondered what it was for? Let me introduce you to a whole range of curious and historic places, hidden gems and unique architectural styles for you to go out and discover in the future.

Please also see the guided walks in Villages and Towns as any of these can be adapted to an illustrated talk – where you can do the ‘walking’ from the comfort (and warmth!) of your own chair.

Chatsworth hunting tower
Nelson's monument
Crich stand