Geography & Environment Category

25/09/2021

DEFRA

The ministerial Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)…

19/07/2021

Belfast

The port of Belfast has been the capital of Northern…

02/05/2021

West Kennet long barrow

A ‘long barrow’ was an earthwork mound, housing at one…

28/04/2021

Moles and molehills

There are 31-40 million moles in England, Wales and mainland…

30/01/2021

Liverpool

‘Port of Departure (or Arrival):Liverpool‘ appears in many a search…

13/11/2020

Hampton Court Palace

King Henry VIII (1491-1547) owned dozens of castles, mansions and…

12/10/2020

British Antarctic Territory

Britain’s two tallest mountains by far ~ Mount Hope (10,627ft.)…

14/07/2020

North York Moors

Designated a National Park in 1952, the North York Moors…

04/07/2020

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

Northumbrian Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown (1716-83) entered landscape gardening with an…

06/06/2020

David Bellamy, environmentalist

Dr David Bellamy, OBE (1933-2019) grew up in London but…

20/05/2020

Postcodes

Any UK, Isle of Man or Channel Island address can…

23/04/2020

Buckingham Palace

King James I & VI (1566-1625) tried his hand at…