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English Geography A–Z

Can you guess these answers relating to English geography that begin with each letter of the alphabet?
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A
Bristol was a part of this short-lived county (1974–96) that was named after the prominent river flowing through the area
Avon
B
Often referred to as England's "second city"
Birmingham
C
Somerset village, located just south of England's largest gorge, that gave its name to a popular cheese
Cheddar
D
The only English county with two separate coastlines
Devon
E
A national park since 1954, this area is known for its moorland, coastline and ponies
Exmoor
F
Mineral that, as a building material, is particularly associated with East Anglia
Flint
G
Port town on the south bank of the Humber that was once home to the world's largest fishing fleet
Grimsby
H
Former mill town that was the birthplace of rugby league
Huddersfield
I
Alternative name for the River Thames and namesake of a student publication at the University of Oxford
The Isis
J
Public house in Nottingham that claims to be the oldest inn in England
Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem
K
Reservoir in Northumberland that is the largest artificial lake in the United Kingdom by capacity
Kielder Water
L
Staffordshire market town that shares its name with a vegetable of the onion family
Leek
M
Large former kingdom, covering what is now the Midlands, that existed prior to the unification of England in 927 AD
Mercia
N
Town on the western edge of Suffolk that is considered to be the birthplace of thoroughbred horse racing
Newmarket
O
Major thoroughfare in South East London that is the first property on the standard British Monopoly board
Old Kent Road
P
Situated at the southern end of the Pennines, this was the United Kingdom’s first designated national park
Peak District
Q
Village in Leicestershire that gives its name to a notable meat substitute brand
Quorn
R
Town in Kent that lost its city status in 1998 due to an administrative error
Rochester
S
The highest mountain in England
Scafell Pike
T
Middlesbrough lies close to the mouth of this river
Tees
U
One of only two towns in the small county of Rutland
Uppingham
V
Roman name for the Isle of Wight
Vectis
W
Large bay and estuary between Lincolnshire and Norfolk
The Wash
X
Y
The Shambles is a famous street in this historic cathedral city
York
Z
Chester, Colchester and Regent's Park in London are all locations that are home to much-visited examples of this type of attraction
Zoo
1 Comments
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Level 88
Nov 26, 2023
This is quite hard!