Great Britain is made up of 3 countries - England, Scotland and Wales. It is the largest European island, and the 9th largest in the world. It includes islands, such as the Isle of Wight, Anglesey, the Isles of Scilly, the Hebrides and the island groups of Orkney and Shetland. It does not include the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, which are self-governing dependent territories. Together with Northern Ireland it makes up the United Kingdom.
Have great fun exploring the finest towns and cities in the UK with Curious About - self-guided heritage walks with a treasure hunt theme!