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Famous Routes


  1. Which trail starts in Edale, Derbyshire and ends in Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders?
  2. Which historic route linked Dover and London in the southeast, and continued northwest via St Albans to Wroxeter?
  3. The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the west coast of which country?
  4. The Great Ocean Road is one of the world's most scenic coastal drives along the south-west coast of which Australian state?
  5. What name was given to the network of ancient trade routes which connected Europe with China?
  6. Which historical route ran from Winchester in Hampshire, to the shrine of Thomas Becket at Canterbury?
  7. The scenic driving route which circles the northern part of Scotland, starting and ending in Inverness, is known as the 'North Coast' what?
  8. Which historic footpath stretches along the border of England and Wales?
  9. What name was given to the trusts set up in Britain from the 17th century with powers to collect road tolls?
  10. The Trans-Siberian Railway connected Moscow in the west to which city in the east?
  11. The Kumano Kodo is a series of ancient pilgrimage routes in which country?
  12. Which hiking trail in the Eastern United States extends approximately 2,200 miles from Georgia to Maine?
  13. Route 66 is a 2,400 mile long highway connecting Los Angeles to which city?
  14. Route 1 or the Ring Road is a 830 miles long national road circling which European country?
  15. Which 147-mile way-marked walking route stretches from the banks of the River Humber to Rutland?
  16. The Romantic Road is a "theme route" of surface roads in which European country?
  17. Which coast path is a designated National Trail in southwest Wales?
  18. Which ancient trackway described as Britain's oldest road runs from Overton Hill, near Avebury, Wiltshire to Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire?
  19. The National Route 40 is 3200 miles long and traverses which country from north to south?
  20. The Milford Track is a hiking route in which country?


  1. The Pennine Way
  2. Watling Street
  3. Ireland
  4. Victoria
  5. The Silk Road
  6. The Pilgrims' Way
  7. 500 (North Coast 500)
  8. Offa's Dyke Path
  9. Turnpike Trusts
  10. Vladivostok
  11. Japan
  12. Appalachian Trail
  13. Chicago
  14. Iceland
  15. Viking Way
  16. Germany
  17. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path
  18. The Ridgeway
  19. Argentina
  20. New Zealand