Geography of the British Isles
Class 2. Southern England
The region of Southern England refers to the southern counties of England which are grouped together into two larger regions of South West England and South East England.
An alternative definition of Southern England includes four regions: South West England (1), South East England (2), Greater London (3), and East of England (4).
We will use the first definition of Southern England in our course (South West England, South East England, Greater London).
South West England
The list of counties and most important cities in South West England can be found here.
List of objects you should know and identify on a map within South West England:
Cornish people and language
Devon Cream Tea
South East England
The list of counties and most important cities in South East England can be found here.
List of objects you should know and identify on a map within South East England:
Isle of Wight
The Chiltern Hills
The New Forest
List of objects you should know about Greater London:
Generally: The City, West End, East End.
Boroughs: The City (Square Mile), Greenwich, Westminster, Kensington, Chelsea.
Government-related places: Palace of Westminster, Whitehall, Downing Street (esp. 10 Downing Str.), Scotland Yard, Buckingham Palace
Streets: Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square, Abbey Road, Baker Street, the Mall, Pall Mall, Fleet Street
Other: Hyde Park, Tower