Destination (Generic)/Activities/Map

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Guard at Buckingham Palace, London

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3. Demonstrate an understanding of the geographical and climatic features of the destination


This is a group activity. Locate countries, cities and tourism destinations on a map of the United Kingdom and Eire


Find a map of the UK and locate the following countries (the map is not required to be blank)

  • England
  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • Ireland (Eire)

The major island groups:

  • Orkney Islands
  • Shetland Islands
  • Isle of Skye
  • Isle of Man
  • Isle of Wight
  • Channel Island
  • Isle of Scilly
  • Western Isles (outer and inner Hebrides)

Locate the following cities:

  • London
  • Manchester
  • Cardiff
  • Edinburgh
  • Belfast

Locate (and mark on the map) the following tourist destinations:

  • England - Bath, Birmingham, Brighton, Coventry, Cambridge, Liverpool, Nottingham, Oxford, Plymouth, Salisbury, Southampton, Stratford-upon-Avon, York, Leicester, Derby
  •  Five in Scotland - Aberdeen, Glasgow, Inverness, Perth, St Andrew
  •  Three in Wales - Llanelli, Swansea, Newport
  •  Three in Northern Ireland - Armagh, Bangor, Londonderry

Identify the travel (by air and water) times between cities in the UK and London

  • Manchester - London
  • Cardiff - London
  • Edinburgh - London
  • Belfast - London

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