The places and things Brits are most proud of being British have been revealed in a new poll – and it’s the classic treat of fish and chips that takes the top spot.
It received 61 per cent of the vote, with the NHS in second place (56 per cent) and Big Ben and Buckingham Palace joint third (50 per cent).
The late Queen Elizabeth II was also voted in by the British public, who placed fourth (49 percent) on the list of what makes Britons most proud to be British.
Also on the list was an old-fashioned Sunday roast with all the trimmings (fourth, 49 per cent), the Tower of London (fifth, 47 per cent), the Lake District (sixth, 46 per cent) and a decent cup of British tea (tied for seventh , 45 percent).
Brits also admit that Sir David Attenborough makes them glow with pride (seventh place, 45 percent), as do a well-groomed Yorkshire poodle (eighth place, 43 percent) and the legendary James Bond (ninth place, 42 percent) . ).
THE 40 THINGS THE BRITISH ARE PROUD OF BEING BRITISH
1. Fish and chips 61%
2. The NHS 56%
3=Big Ben 50%
3= Buckingham Palace 50%
4= HRH Queen Elizabeth II 49%
4= A Sunday roast with all the trimmings 49%
5. The Tower of London 47%
6. The Lake District 46%
7= A good cup of tea 45%
7=Sir David Attenborough 45%
8. Yorkshire Pudding 43%
9= only fools and horses 42%
9=James Bond 42%
10. The British countryside 41%
11. The Royal Family 40%
12= bacon rolls 39%
12= Steinhenge 39%
12 = A good container with 39%
13= The British coast 38%
13=Harry Potter 38%
13= afternoon tea 38%
14. The London Eye 37%
15=Sir Winston Churchill 34%
15 = soccer 34%
15= strawberries and cream 34%
16= The local pub 33%
16 = Diana, Princess of Wales 33%
16= beans on toast 33%
16= Red phone booths 33%
16= The Army 33%
16=Mr. beans 33%
17= The White Cliffs of Dover 32%
17= Red mailboxes 32%
17= sausage roll 32%
17 = Paddington Bear 32%
18= The Victoria Sandwich Cake 31%
18 = Shakespeare 31%
19= The Prince of Wales, William 30%
19= shepherd’s pie 30%
19= The red arrows 30%
Source: Milk and more
The places and things Brits are most proud of being British have been revealed in a new poll – and it’s the classic treat of fish and chips that takes top spot
The list of things that make Britons proud as a nation also includes the British countryside (10th, 41 per cent) come rain or shine, the royal family (11th, 40 per cent), a classic bacon sarnie (tied 12.39 percent). per cent) and the historic site of Stonehenge in Wiltshire (12th, 39 per cent).
The survey by home delivery service Milk & More also shows that Brits are proud of a fried breakfast (12th collective, 39 per cent), the British coast (13th collective, 38 per cent) and the Harry Potter book and film series (shared 13th) , 38 percent).
Other British icons the country is proud of include the London Eye (14th, 37%), Sir Winston Churchill (15th, 34%) and the football game (15th, 34%).
It’s no surprise that one in two Britons get nostalgic when they think about now-lost icons of the past, from red telephone boxes to traditional hop-on-hop-off double-decker buses.
But not all that was loved is gone. More than half (56%) are proud to still maintain great British traditions from 100 years ago, such as home delivery by the milkman and a classic afternoon tea.
Forty-four per cent maintain that the British nation has a real innate ability to ‘keep calm and carry on’ no matter what, despite the difficulties, while a further 44 per cent maintain that Britain is one of the proudest nations in the world. World.
Research by home delivery service Milk & More also shows that the British are proud of a fried breakfast, the British coast and the Harry Potter book and film series.
The study, a survey of 1,500 people by Perspectus Global, shows that more than half (51 per cent) say the UK has some of the world’s top attractions. And despite the resumption of international travel, almost half of the country (48 per cent) are happy to return to their native UK after a trip.
What did you miss the most? Nothing beats a good cup of tea (48 per cent), brewed and made with love in Britain. 37 percent admit they can’t wait to enjoy a classic breakfast, 27 percent love to rediscover the taste of fresh British milk and 23 percent can’t wait to eat an authentic British biscuit.
Forty-six percent of Britons surveyed agree that the UK could be one of the best places in the world to live.
The country also recognizes that the best stereotypical British personality traits are a dry sense of humor (46 percent), politeness (38 percent), sarcasm (38 percent) and working together in a crisis (38 percent). .
Patrick Muller, chief executive of Milk & More, who commissioned the study, said: “The legacy of Milk & More stretches back more than 130 years, to the first doorstep delivery of milk in glass bottles. Dairy farmers and our iconic reusable one-pint glass bottles have therefore been a cherished part of British heritage for generations – along with many other British icons.
“We know our customers love the tradition and sustainability of milk deliveries in glass bottles, bottles that are reused an average of 28 times. In fact, the poll shows that 52 per cent of the 1,500 Britons surveyed insist that milk really does taste better from a glass bottle!’
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