Extreme points of the United Kingdom

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This is a list of the extreme points of the United Kingdom: the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location. Traditionally the extent of the island of Great Britain has stretched "from Land's End to John o' Groats" (that is, from the extreme south west of England to the far north east of Scotland). Extreme points of the British Isles lying outside the United Kingdom (namely in Jersey and the Republic of Ireland) are also included here for convenience.

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United Kingdom

British Isles

Great Britain

England

England (mainland)

Scotland

Scotland (mainland)

Wales

Wales (mainland)

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (mainland)

Rockall is claimed by several countries, including the UK.

1 If Rockall is not considered part of the UK, Soay, St Kilda, west of the Outer Hebrides, is the westernmost point.

2 If Rockall is not considered one of the British Isles, Tearaght Island, off the Dingle Peninsula, is the westernmost point.

3 If Rockall is not considered part of Scotland, Soay, St Kilda, west of the Outer Hebrides, is the westernmost point.

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