I had missed Private Eye register of offshore land holdings in the UK. But now I will make amends. This is a fascinating and excellent piece of research showing just what land in the UK was bought offshore between 2005 and 2014.
Some will probably be closer than you think. This is an extract of the map for Downham Market, my part of the world. And right next to one of the dog's walks is a great big patch of Jersey owned land:
Offshore is closer than you think.