Tag Archives: British Landmarks

From “Monkey Hangers” to “Spireites”: Affectionate Nicknames for British Townspeople

Every town has its own story, its own sports team and a cute nickname for its own citizens. Sometimes these are little more than a twist on the name of the town itself—Mancunians, Bristolians, Dundonians—and sometimes there are ...

Eight Natural Wonders of the British Isles

Note: there are far, far more than eight natural wonders in the British Isles; the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, the various coves and stacks dotted all around the coastline, almost all of Cornwall; they all deserve representation, as does ...