In this brilliant country, we have over 700 types of soil. Britain has a magnificent history of ranging climates and varied rock types. The sediments of these magnificent times created the vast soil range we have today! That’s not the only defining factor for the soil range, rainfall also has a strong hand in the deal. The annual rainfall for South East England is 250mm and over 2000mm in North West England. Vegetation, landscape and time can also sway the formation of the soil.
With so many types of soil, we just have to classify them. There are several levels of classification of British soils, however, there are only 10 main groups of soil, crazy right? So with much pleasure I present to you the 10 types of British soil: