Around Britain 1

Published: Monday 15th February 2010
  1. In which English county would you find the FYLDE peninsula?
  2. Which city does the extinct volcano known as "Arthur's Seat" overlook?
  3. The Great Orme is located near which Welsh seaside town?
  4. Which range of hills in Northumberland gives its name to a breed of sheep?
  5. Which river flows through the following towns, (i)Halifax, (ii) Cardiff, (iii) Glasgow, (iv) Hereford and (v) Newbury
  6. In which English county is the country home of the Spencer family, Althorp House?
  7. Which is the oldest university in Scotland?
  8. Which four English counties provide a land boundary with Wales?
  9. Which TWO English counties form the border with Scotland?
  10. What was Norwich the first British city to establish in 1608?
  11. Which city stages an annual "Goose Fair", every October?
  12. Which English town is famous for its church with the crooked spire?
  13. The Cambrian mountains are a range in which country?
  14. The River Tamar joins the coast in which port?
  15. What is the name of the Derbyshire home of The Duke & Duchess of Devonshire?
  16. Which is the longest river entirely in (i)England, (ii) Ireland, (iii) Scotland and (v) Wales
  17. Which Southport golf course has frequently staged the Open Golf championship?
  18. In which Irish county would you find the interlocking basalt columns known as "The Giant's Causeway"?
  19. Llandrindod Wells is the administrative centre for which Welsh county?
  20. Saint Peter Port is the capital of which of the Channel Islands?
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