Wales County Quiz - Mid Glamorgan

Can you guess these facts about the Welsh preserved county of Mid Glamorgan?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedAugust 2, 2021
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Large town in the south of Mid Glamorgan, located on the River Ogmore
Name given to the major A465 trunk road which cuts across the north of Mid Glamorgan
Heads of the Valleys Road
Mid-Glamorgan born fashion designer, perhaps best known for designing the wedding dress of Diana, Princess of Wales, with his his former wife Elizabeth
David Emanuel
Another fashion designer from Mid-Glamorgan, whose style was characterised by Romantic English designs and the use of natural fabrics.
Laura Ashley
This sporting complex on the site of a former mine near Treharris began as a centre dedicated to this activity
Rock band from Cwmaman who had hits with 'Have a Nice Day' and 'Dakota'
Town that grew up around a 19th century inn of the same name
Mountain Ash
Holiday resort with a large promenade and the beaches of Trecco Bay and Sandy Bay
Nant-y-Moel born 1964 Olympic long jump champion
Llyn Davies
Large town with a long industrial heritage, one of the seats of the industrial revolution
Merthyr Tydfil
The valleys around Rhondda were once dominated by mines extracting this mineral
This mining engineer built the first practical steam-driven locomotive which was demonstrated hauling a train on the Penydarren Ironworks tramway in 1804
Richard Trevithick
Best-selling British computer, most of which are made in a Sony factory in Pencoed
Raspberry Pi
In 1913, this weather phenomenon passed through the Taff valley, causing three deaths
Mid Glamorgan actress who co-wrote and starred in the BBC sitcom 'Gavin & Stacey'
Ruth Jones
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