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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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SKATE at Somerset House

SKATE at Somerset House #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

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Georgian Eye Jewellery - These are fascinating! A little reminder for you of your love or a teaser for your friends to guess who he/she is!

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A vanished Britain: 50 years ago we were a country where doors were left unlocked and children played in the street

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Elizabeth 1 Engeland (1533-1603)

Elizabeth I of England. I don't know why, but I've had an obsession with the Tudors since I was 11. 10 years later and my obsession endures.

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•♥¸¸✞✿Excalibur is the legendary sword of King Arthur, sometimes attributed with magical powers or associated with the rightful sovereignty of Great Britain. Sometimes Excalibur and the Sword in the Stone (the proof of Arthur's lineage) are said to be the same weapon, but in most versions they are considered separate. The sword was associated with the Arthurian legend very early. In Welsh, the sword is called Caledfwlch.•♥¸¸✞✿

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This is another place where I'd love to spend a summer! I'd rent a car and just drive from town to town, castle to castle. Graphic map of Great Britain #indigo #perfectsummer

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This is no movie setting, it is a real street in York, UK. It's called The Shambles & Little Shambles, full of little quaint shops.

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The Best of Culture in London

I have climbed the many steps to the top of this famous tower and stood beside the bell "Big Ben" when it struck eleven!

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Ten of Britain's rarest wild flowers – in pictures

The most rare and exotic flower in the UK. So beautiful. It's called Fritillary. Like a stained-glass window.

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