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.
No Arthurian legend would be complete without Excalibur. It is 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.
He who is bored with London is bored with life, they say, for London has everything to offer. The bustling metropolis is a standalone place in Britain, where styles and cultures collide to produce an unforgettable mix.
holly village highgate, london | the main entrance to this village of eight houses commissioned by lady burdett coutts | the family's diamond-shaped coat-of-arms is carved prominently in portland stone on each building, and over the entrance arch is engraved, "Holly Village Erected by A. G. B. Coutts A.D. 1865."
glorious-britain:The Shambles Street, York This street is from the medieval times, a narrow, low street filled with unsual little shops, is one of the main tourist destinations in york, it is the best...
London - Mind the gap! As they say over there! Loved the Underground because it was so fast and easy. Got a shot of me in front of Parliament (where Big Ben is) right at noon when the bell started chiming.