10 Famous Storybook Locations That Exist In The Real World

When children wrote to author EB White asking if his stories were true, he said they were not, but that, “Real life is only one kind of life. There is also the life of the imagination.”

Oxford Christ Church Garden Gare. Photo by Marco Manenti.

Sometimes the two commingle: a riverside estate is reimagined as a pirate ship, a common cowpath leads to a lovers’ lane, and an evanescent cat grins from the branch of a chestnut…