Map of England and UK
A map of
England is the best place to start your travel plans. I have created sub categories according to
the Regions in England, therefore for your convenience, the first map shows the 9 main English regions. It also gives you a very good idea of the shape and extension of
this beautiful peninsula.
For the general traveller it is probably not
important, but I should mention that North East of Scotland there are some islands missing on this
The second map of England is much more detailed. You can click on it to see it enlarged. Maps
are great for planning. I always advice friends and family to get themselves a good map, even though everyone
today travels with navigators.
I strongly advise you to use a navigator. Even
though they don't always choose the shortest route, most of the times they spare you really big
The reason why you should carry also a real map, is
that it is difficult to get an idea of the country with a small 3 inches monitor and sometimes you just need to
see it all and big.
For amusement purposes, do an image search on
internet for maps of England and you will see
different maps that clearly do not agree with the regions names and their borders.
As I mentioned in the England page, it seams to be a matter of opinion how many counties
England is divided into. Things have changed in history and some regions have been split, renamed, or abolished
as late as 1996. Therefore when it comes to territorial matters, many people feel very strongly about their
We must not forget that England inherited a very
complex and intriguing history and this is visible today not only in man made spectacles, such as castles,
stately homes and gardens, but also in people's character.
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