Pound sterling banknotes are issued:
In England and Wales by the Bank of England.
These are legal tender in England and Wales, and generally accepted throughout
In Scotland by: the Bank of Scotland, the Royal Bank of Scotland, the
These are recognised currency in Scotland and are, in theory, generally
accepted throughout the UK. However, many people outside Scotland are
unfamiliar with the notes and they may sometimes be refused.
In Northern Ireland by: the Bank of Ireland, First Trust Bank, Northern Bank
These are rarely seen outside Northern Ireland. They are generally accepted in
Scotland, but are often not accepted in England and Wales without some