Funny UK Street Names That Actually Exist


One day, you might be going about your business when suddenly you spot something out of the ordinary that makes you chuckle. In this instance, it’s some of these street and town names that make us wonder, how do the locals react when they ask for an Uber from or to their address.

Nevertheless, to begin we’re starting off with some funny names in the UK for this post. We will be covering other countries – such as the USA – eventually, so stay tuned for future posts by subscribing to us!

Bell End

Located in Rowley Regis, Sandwell in the West Midlands. A classic that has been partially hidden by some clothing.

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 52.483088, -2.037481

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B***hole Lane

Located in Shepshed, just west of Loughborough.

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 52.773482, -1.286994

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Co**burn Street

If you are passing through Edinburgh you may come across this street in the heart of the city. The sign can be found on the side of the retail shop, The Woollen Mill.

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 55.950176, -3.188251

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C***shutt Road

Located in Telford, Shropshire.

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 52.695680, -2.447913

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C***ing Street

Another one in Scotland, this time located in Narin – just North East of Inverness.

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 57.587163, -3.869259

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Fa**y Hands Lane

A small town called Ludford, near the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB you can find this peculiar street sign.

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 53.383304, -0.204808

 

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Fingringhoe

Another peculiar name, this time this isn’t just a street name, this is the name of the entire town!

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 51.846542, 0.942935

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Juggs Lane

Visit Juggs Close in Lewes, East Sussex

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 50.868390, -0.000422

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S**g Lane

Situated between Liverpool & Manchester in an area called Lowton.

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 53.475241, -2.581118

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Wetwang

Another town name that is some-what out of the ordinary, guaranteed to get a few laughs from newcomers passing through.

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 54.018881, -0.587083

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Welcome To Dull…

Dull welcomes you if you’re still in Scotland.

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 56.615526, -3.952440

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And finally, Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch, located in North Wales. A full 58 letter name that was made for promotional purposes in the 1860’s; and is the longest place name in the UK.

Did you know? Back in 2015, weatherman Liam Dutton nails pronouncing the name (see video below).

Google Maps Co-ordiantes: 53.220461, -4.191425

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Weatherman Liam Dutton Pronouncing the name

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