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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.

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Explanation of the difference between UK, Great Britain, and British Isles - easy visual guide when people ask!

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel by the launching chains of the 'Great Eastern' by Robert Howlett, 1857 (detail)

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The smallest house. Six foot three inch fisherman, Mr. Jones had to sleep with his feet sticking out of the window.

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Ten great journeys in the UK

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

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King Henry VIII and His Six Wives—Love, Marriage, and Children

King Henry VIII and his six wives - love, marriage, and children #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

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Breathtaking picture of a beautifully preserved Roman bath in Bath, England. I stood in this very spot in 1998. I can still remember the damp air on my skin and the interesting smell of the ancient water.

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