A Picture of Britain: Regions explored

Dora Carrington, ‘Farm at Watendlath’ 1921
Dora Carrington
Farm at Watendlath 1921
Tate

Find out more about the six regions highlighted in A Picture of Britain. Select a region to explore a wide range of Tate-owned works that incorporate ideas about landscape examined in the exhibition.

The boundaries that divide these regions are fluid and imaginary; they capture traditional and sometimes even contradictory ideas about different parts of the British countryside. Many of the works highlighted in this map are currently on display in A Picture of Britain, while others are featured in our permanent collection displays.

A Picture of Britain Highlands and Glens

A Picture of Britain past exhibition at Tate Britain

A Picture of Britain The Romantic North

A Picture of Britain past exhibition at Tate Britain

A Picture of Britain The Heart of England

A Picture of Britain past exhibition at Tate Britain

A Picture of Britain The Mystical West

A Picture of Britain past exhibition at Tate Britain

A Picture of Britain The Flatlands

A Picture of Britain past exhibition at Tate Britain

A Picture of Britain The Home Front

A Picture of Britain past exhibition at Tate Britain