Top 10 Most Common Misconceptions About Britain


We are all aware that each country has its own stereotypes, yet Britain’s stereotypes appear to be very well-known for some reason, almost to the point where people confuse them with actual facts. Combine them with a poor understanding of Britain’s politics and you have yourself an unreasonable image of one of the most influential states in history.

True, not everybody judges Britain by its stereotypes but a surprisingly large percentage of people do. To clear out some of these misunderstandings, we thought it would be wise to put together a list of the ten most common misconceptions about Britain that people around the world have.

9Britain Likes Its Beer Warm

Many people think that the British like to drink their beer warm. The truth is quite different, and most watering holes in Britain will automatically serve cold beer. However, since most Americans like to have their beer extra cold, a standard cold beer in Britain might appear a little warm, but that is not to say that the European country serves its beer at room temperature.