North West England is one of the nine official regions of England. It has a population of 6,853,200 and comprises five ceremonial counties of England, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, and Cheshire.
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest. In addition to the mainland, Scotland consists of over 790 islands including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.
Traditionally, the South West of England has been well known for producing Cheddar cheese, which originated in the Somerset village of Cheddar, for Devon cream teas, and for cider. It is now probably equally well known as the home of the Eden Project, Aardman Animations, the Glastonbury festival, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, trip hop music and also Cornwall's famous seafood restaurants and surfing beaches. Two National Parks and four World Heritage Sites, including Stonehenge.