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The island is administrated by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the Muggle world, which consists of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland in the Muggle world, and by the Minister for Magic of the Ministry of Magic in the wizarding world.
Even though Ireland is not part of the United Kingdom, it is part of the British Ministry of Magic in the wizarding world.
Many British wizards and witches attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Scotland. Established around the 10th century, Hogwarts is considered to be one of the finest magical institutions in the wizarding world.
Children with magical abilities are enrolled at birth, and acceptance is confirmed by owl post at age eleven.
Those who do not wish to attend Hogwarts have the opotion of home-schooling. Durmstrang Institute also accepts British students if they have wizarding heritage.
Magical creatures and plants
- The Bowtruckle is native to England, as well as Germany and Scandinavia.
- The Crup, a wizard-bred dog, is native to England.
- The Dirigible plum can be found in Ottery St Catchpole, growing around the Lovegood House.
- The native range of the Hag is England, as well as Europe and Russia.
- The Porlock is a horse guardian native to England, as well as southern Ireland.
- Wild Ponies can be found in the New Forest in Hampshire, England.
- The native range of the Banshee is Scotland, as well as Ireland.
- Blast-Ended Skrewts were illegally bred in Scotland by Rubeus Hagrid.
- Blood-Sucking Bugbears
- Bubotubers can be found in Scotland, in the Forbidden Forest.
- Devil's Snare
- There is a Giant Squid residing in Black Lake.
- The Hebridean Black Dragon, is native to the Hebrides Islands.
- Nessie, the world's largest Kelpie, can be found in Loch Ness, Scotland.
- The Moondew is a flowering plant found in Scotland, and possibly Ireland.
- The Ogre is native to Scotland.
- The Quintaped can be found on the Isle of Drear.
- The Scottish stag, known for its impressive horns, is native to Scotland.
- There is a Thestral herd residing at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
- The Vampyr Mosp may be native to Scotland, as they are frequently found in the sewers, pipes and greenhouses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
- The Weetimorousbeastie is a fabled creature that allegedly lives on the banks of the River Clyde.
- The Wiggenbush
Magical games and sports
- The Appleby Arrows
- The Chudley Cannons
- The English National Quidditch team
- The Falmouth Falcons
- Shuntbumps is a popular game in Devon.
- Swivenhodge is a broom game that began in Herefordshire.
- The Tutshill Tornados
- The Wimbourne Wasps
- The Banchory Bangers were a Scottish Quidditch team noted for their poor skills and post-match parties, but were disbanded in 1814.
- Creaothceann originated in Scotland, and is regarded as the most dangerous of all broom games.
- Montrose Magpies
- Pride of Portree
- The Scottish National Quidditch team
- Wigtown Wanderers
- The Ballycastle Bats
Food and beverages
- A Cornish pastie is a pastry from Cornwall, England.
- The source of the sparkling beverage McSpratts is in the Vale of McGowan in the Scottish Highlands.
- Quintin Black was a brand of alcohol produced and sold in Scotland by the Quintin family.
- Yorkshire pudding is a dish that originated in Yorkshire, England.
- Ministry of Magic
- Diagon Alley, London
- Knockturn Alley, London
- Horcrux cave
- Hogsmeade, Scotland
- Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Scotland
- Ellis Moor
- Little Norton
- Brockdale Bridge
- Budleigh Babberton
- Chipping Clodbury
- Horcrux cave, by the Sea
- Hut-on-the-Rock, on the Sea
- Isle of Wight, an island county located about five miles off the south coast of the English mainland.
- Charing Cross Road
- Elephant and Castle
- Grimmauld Place, London
- King's Cross Station, London
- Millennium Bridge
- Museum of Quidditch
- Paddington Station
- Post Office Tower
- Private Hospital
- Pudding Lane
- Tottenham Court Road
- Vauxhall Road
- Wool's Orphanage
- Upper Barnton
- Cotswolds (partially)
- West Country, a region of southwestern England.
- Wimbourne Minster
- Wye River
- Argyllshire, was a county of Scotland until 1975
- River Clyde, a river that runs through Glasgow
- Hebrides Islands (a group of islands located off the northernmost tip of Scotland)
- Inverness, a city in Scotland
- Loch Lomond, a famous lake in Scotland
- Loch Ness, a large freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands
- Vale of McGowan, Scottish Highlands