Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales.  The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland.  Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland. Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Map of Regions and counties of England, Wales, Scotland.  i know is not the Victorian era but oh well!

Map of Regions and counties of England, Wales, Scotland. i know is not the Victorian era but oh well!

•For the period April to December 2012, public sector net borrowing (excluding the capital payment recorded as part of the Royal Mail Pension Plan transfer in April 2012) was £106.5 billion; this is £7.2 billion higher net borrowing than in the same period the previous year, when net borrowing was £99.3 billion.

•For the period April to December 2012, public sector net borrowing (excluding the capital payment recorded as part of the Royal Mail Pension Plan transfer in April 2012) was £106.5 billion; this is £7.2 billion higher net borrowing than in the same period the previous year, when net borrowing was £99.3 billion.

Chepstow Castle (Welsh: Cas-gwent), looms and broods atop a cliff across the River Wye which separates England and Wales. It’s a huge place, much larger inside than it looks, fantastically atmospheric and praised by intrepid travellers. It is also 12 miles from Tintern Abbey, so there’s your day out; and you can’t beat the price (£4.50)

Chepstow Castle (Welsh: Cas-gwent), looms and broods atop a cliff across the River Wye which separates England and Wales. It’s a huge place, much larger inside than it looks, fantastically atmospheric and praised by intrepid travellers. It is also 12 miles from Tintern Abbey, so there’s your day out; and you can’t beat the price (£4.50)

Might need to see this on the board of England and Wales. Narrowboating on the Llangollen Canal

Ten great journeys in the UK

Might need to see this on the board of England and Wales. Narrowboating on the Llangollen Canal

Vintage Printable - Map of England and Wales - The Graphics Fairy

Vintage Printable - Map of England and Wales

40 amazing sights in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) to add to your UK bucket list for your next travels!| Handpicked by The Travel Tester: ||

Great Britain Bucket List: England, Scotland and Wales

40 amazing sights in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) to add to your UK bucket list for your next travels!| Handpicked by The Travel Tester: ||

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