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These 25 Travel Destinations Might Actually Kill You

The Daily Meal Logo By Syjil Ashraf of The Daily Meal | Slide 1 of 25: The gardens of Alnwick Castle in northern England are as tranquil as they are beautiful. The first garden having been planted in 1750, the grounds have grown and developed over the previous centuries, briefly serving as a means of sustenance to aid in the war effort during World War II. Among those gardens, however, lies the infamous Poison Garden, established in 2005. The gate to this portion of the grounds literally warns you that the flora within can kill you, and indeed, it contains hemlock, foxglove, Ricinis communis (which produces ricin), Strychnos nux-vomica (which produces strychnine), and deadly nightshade, among many other poisons. The garden exists primarily to educate the public about drugs - it also contains coca, opium poppies, and cannabis - but it is still a place one might be wise to stay cautious.

Alnwick Garden, United Kingdom

The gardens of Alnwick Castle in northern England are as tranquil as they are beautiful. The first garden having been planted in 1750, the grounds have grown and developed over the previous centuries, briefly serving as a means of sustenance to aid in the war effort during World War II. Among those gardens, however, lies the infamous Poison Garden, established in 2005. The gate to this portion of the grounds literally warns you that the flora within can kill you, and indeed, it contains hemlock, foxglove, Ricinis communis (which produces ricin), Strychnos nux-vomica (which produces strychnine), and deadly nightshade, among many other poisons. The garden exists primarily to educate the public about drugs - it also contains coca, opium poppies, and cannabis - but it is still a place one might be wise to stay cautious.

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