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Oldest Pub in Britain Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, Old Ferry Boat Inn, The Fighting Cocks or The Man and Scythe Click for more info
Smallest Pub in Britain The Nutshell Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Highest Pub in Britain Tan Hill Inn Yorkshire
Commonest Pub name in Britain The Crown
Remotest Pub in Britain The Old Forge, Knoydart, West coast of Scotland
Geographical Centre of Britain Dunsop Bridge, Lancashire. Telephone Box
Geographical Centre of England Meriden, Warwickshire
Geographical Centre of Scotland Forest of Atholl, Perthshire
Furthest Point from the Sea South Derbyshire
Deepest Water Off the Island of Raasay 173 fathoms
Narrowest sea strait Seil Sound between Argyle and Seil Island is 20 ft / 6m wide
Oldest rock formation The Island of Lewis 2800 - 2900 million years old
Remotest Island Rockall, 191 miles west of St. Kilda is just 83ft / 25 m across
Highest Mountain in Britain Ben Nevis, Scotland 4,406 ft / 1,343 m
Highest Mountain in England Scafell Pike, Cumbria 3,210 ft / 978 m
Highest Mountain in Wales Snowdon, Gwynedd 3,560 ft / 1,085 m
Highest Mountain in Ireland Carrauntoohill, Kerry 3,414 ft / 1,040 m
Lowest point in Britain Bed of Loch Morar, Scotland 987 ft / 300 m below sea level
Lowest point in England Bed of Windermere 94 ft / 29 m below sea level
Lowest Land point in Britain Holme Fen, Cambridgeshire 9 ft 2.75 m below sea level
Longest River in Britain River Severn 220 miles / 354 km long
Longest River in Ireland River Shannon 240 miles / 386 km long
Longest River wholly in England River Thames 215 miles / 346 km long
Longest River wholly in Wales River Towy 64 miles / 102 km long
Longest River in Scotland River Tay 117 miles / 188 km long
Highest Waterfall in Britain Eas a Chual Aluinn, Highlands 658 ft / 200m
Highest Waterfall in England Caldron Snout, County Durham 200 ft / 60 m
Highest Waterfall in Wales Pistyll Rhaeadr 240 ft / 73 m
Highest Waterfall in Ireland Powerscourt Falls, County Wicklow 350 ft / 106 m