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Welcome to our Quiz About UK Staycations


Trivia Questions

  1. Which English stately home was the first country house to open to the public and also opened the first drive-through safari park outside of Africa?
  2. Where in Britain would you visit a historic building with a sign above its door reading: "This is the world famous, Old Blacksmith's Shop"?
  3. If you visit the Lake District you can take a boat trip on the largest natural lake in England, can you name it?
  4. Which city would you visit to admire the Georgian architecture of The Royal Crescent?
  5. Which National Park includes the Black Mountains and South Wales' highest mountain, Pen y Fan?
  6. In which seaside town was the Grand Hotel completed in 1867, it was at the time the largest hotel and the largest brick structure in Europe? Also, a blue plaque outside the hotel marks where novelist Anne Bronte died in 1849.




  7. Which cathedral city is encircled by walls that constitute the most complete city walls in Britain?
  8. Which visitor attraction has been rebranded as 'Britain's Magical Waterland'?
  9. The Shambles is an old street with overhanging timber-framed buildings in which English city?
  10. Now retired from service, the Royal Yacht Britannia is a popular visitor attraction in which city?
  11. Tourists travel to eat at which celebrity chef's restaurant and cafes in the Cornish fishing port of Padstow?
  12. On top of where, would you find the highest cafe in the UK?
  13. Which stately home standing on the east bank of the River Derwent has been chosen several times as Britain's favourite country house?
  14. Where might you purchase a tea towel souvenir featuring Ryde, Ventnor and the Old Village, Shanklin?
  15. In which county would you find the UK's only true coastal National Park, which has 186 miles of trails and over 50 beaches along its way?
  16. Which city has dedicated an entire museum to the Titanic? It won the World's Leading Tourist Attraction at the prestigious World Travel Awards in 2016.
  17. Which market town in Teesdale, County Durham, named after the castle around which it was built, is a popular tourist destination?
  18. Which seaside town is just four miles to the east of Rhyl?
  19. Which town has the nickname the English Riviera?
  20. Urquhart Castle is a ruin that sits beside which well known geographical landmark?
  21. Which World Heritage Site stretches 96 miles from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Dorset?
  22. What name is given to the famous collection of narrow streets with quirky shops and boutiques in Brighton?
  23. Which Warwickshire market town on the River Avon receives approximately 2.5 million visitors a year?
  24. Where in Wiltshire contains the largest megalithic stone circle in the world?
  25. The National Arboretum and the much photographed former weavers' houses known as Arlington Row are found in which Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?

Answers:

  1. Longleat
  2. Gretna Green
  3. Windermere
  4. Bath
  5. Brecon Beacons National Park
  6. Scarborough
  7. Chester
  8. Norfolk Broads
  9. York
  10. Edinburgh
  11. Rick Stein
  12. Mount Snowdon (in North Wales)
  13. Chatsworth House
  14. Isle of Wight
  15. Pembrokeshire
  16. Belfast
  17. Barnard Castle (in May 2020, it came to national attention when Dominic Cummings drove there)
  18. Prestatyn
  19. Torquay (part of the area of Torbay, which also shares this nickname)
  20. Loch Ness





  21. The Jurassic Coast
  22. The Lanes
  23. Stratford-upon-Avon (or just Stratford - birthplace of William Shakespeare)
  24. Avebury (Note: The circle is actually bigger than Stonehenge.)
  25. The Cotswolds