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Knowledge of the Historic Counties is a valuable part of understanding the culture of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Association of British Counties are interested to further develop resources for schools. To this end interested educators are invited to contact us with their comments and suggestions.

More about the Historic Counties

Resources for education

Find interactive activities for leaning in the Activity Zone, including the UK County Map Quiz.

County Maps

Map of the Historic Counties without names.
Map of the Historic Counties, including names.

County Colouring Sheets


English Counties (coming soon)
English Counties (Historic County Flags Day)

Northern Ireland Counties (coming soon)
Northern Ireland Counties (Historic County Flags Day)

Scottish Counties (coming soon)
Scottish Counties (Historic County Flags Day)

Welsh Counties (coming soon)
Welsh Counties (Historic County Flags Day)