So, where IS the real centre of the country..?


Lots of places claim to be the centre of England and of Great Britain – including one in Derbyshire – as Barrie Farnsworth explains.

SO, where exactly is the dead centre of England? For hundreds of years, the good folk of the village of Meriden, west of Coventry, have claimed they are at the centre of England, and there’s a sandstone pillar-shaped monument to that effect on the village green…