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  1. The Gower Peninsula, South Wales, became the first AONB in 1956 - what does the acronym AONB stand for?

  2. Which seaside village near Bideford in Devon gets its name from the title of a Charles Kingsley novel?
  3. Lowestoft is a town in which English county?
  4. Queen Victoria built Balmoral Castle on the banks of which river?
  5. Which headland on the coast of Kent is formed largely of a shingle beach?
  6. Which peninsula is bounded to the west by the River Dee and to the north by the Irish Sea?
  7. What is 70 m long, formed in columnar basalt, and named after the hero of an 18th-century epic poem by James Macpherson?
  8. Which large freshwater lake supplies 40% of Northern Ireland's water?
  9. Which mountain range is often described as the 'backbone of England'?
  10. Which 618-acre island is off the southwest coast of the Isle of Man?
  11. Which Norfolk town, a noted seaside resort since 1760, is the gateway from the Norfolk Broads to the North Sea?
  12. Name the largest town in West Lothian, Scotland?
  13. What is the name of the highest peak in the Southern Fells?
  14. Which island of the Isles of Scilly is the southernmost settlement in the United Kingdom?
  15. The Uffington White Horse is a white chalk prehistoric hill figure in which Englisn county?


  1. Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

  2. Westward Ho!
  3. Suffolk
  4. The River Dee
  5. Dungeness
  6. The Wirral
  7. Fingal's Cave (a sea cave on the island of Staffa, in the Inner Hebrides)
  8. Lough Neagh
  9. The Pennines
  10. Calf of Man
  11. Great Yarmouth
  12. Livingstone
  13. Scafell Pike
  14. St Agnes
  15. Oxfordshire
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