The funniest name places in Great Britain

To find some of these ridiculous names, you need a good knowledge of British English, some of these terms are not used in the US, or have different meanings.

For example, Great Cockup would not make many people laugh in North America, but is funny for those who speak British English. Many of these names are ridiculous if you know a little bit of current English.

Boggy Bottom, Hertfordshire

Booby Dingle, Peterchurch, Herefordshire 

Bumwell Hill, Carleton Rode, Norfolk 

Bushy Bottom, Edburton, West Sussex 

Bushygap, Northumberland 

Cock Play, Bewcastle, Cumbria 

Cockermouth, Allerdale, Cumbria

Cockfosters, Chipping Barnet, Enfield

Cockintake, Staffordshire 

Cocklick End, Slaidburn, Lancashire 

Crapstone, Plymouth,

Devon Droop, Dorchester 

Great Cockup, Bassenthwaite, Cumbria 

Lickey End, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire 

Lickham Bottom, Hemyock, Devon 

Mankinholes, Todmorden, West Yorkshire 

Minges, Ware, Hertfordshire 

Nasty, Stevenage, Hertfordshire 

Netherthong, Huddersfield 

No Place, Stanley, County Durham

Penistone, South Yorkshire 

Piddlehinton, Dorchester 

Pisser Clough, Widdop, West Yorkshire 

Rimswell, East Riding of Yorkshire 

Ring Burn, Glenwhilly, Dumfries, Scotland 

Rotten Bottom, Tweeddale, Borders 

Sandy Balls, Fordingbridge, Hampshire 

Scratchy Bottom, Dorset

Shagg, East Lulworth, Dorset 

Shitlington Crags, near Wark, Northumberland 

Shitterton, Bere Regis, Dorset 

Shitlington, (now Shillington) Bedfordshire 

Slaggyford, Haltwhistle, Northumberland 

Spunkie, Lugton, Ayrshire 

Stublick Bog, Haydon Bridge, Northumberland 

The Bastard, Campbelltown, Kintyre 

Titty Ho, Raunds, Northamptonshire


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