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!

View from Castle Crag, Borrowdale. Home of Millican Dalton (and us)

10 of the best walks in the Lake District

Wye Valley, on the border of England and Wales, Colour photograph (Giclée) by Richard Crompton

Wye Valley, on the border of England and Wales, Colour photograph (Giclée) by Richard Crompton

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

Always wanted to visit England, Scotland and/or Wales? Here is your ultimate Great Britain travel bucket list with 40 places that you definitely don't want miss! || Handpicked by The Travel Tester (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post140544969&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

Always wanted to visit England, Scotland and/or Wales? Here is your ultimate Great Britain travel bucket list with 40 places that you definitely don't want miss! || Handpicked by The Travel Tester (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post140544969&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

886AD: 'the situation after the Treaty of Nottingham at the conclusion of The Dane-Anglo War' ✫ღ⊰n

886AD: 'the situation after the Treaty of Nottingham at the conclusion of The Dane-Anglo War' ✫ღ⊰n

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Cotswolds.  Autumn breaks from £270.00 www.rattysretreat.co.uk Google Image Result for http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/tm/2008/09/cotswolds2_428x269_to_468x312.jpg

Six things you must do in... The Cotswolds

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Cotswolds. Autumn breaks from £270.00 www.rattysretreat.co.uk Google Image Result for http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/tm/2008/09/cotswolds2_428x269_to_468x312.jpg

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