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Welsh Towns and Cities


  1. Which city in Wales is the United Kingdom's smallest city?
  2. Where in Wales would you cross the River Usk on a transporter bridge?
  3. Cardiff was named the capital of Wales in which decade?
  4. Which market town was the seat of Owain Glyndwr's Welsh Parliament in 1404 and claims to be the "ancient capital of Wales"?

  5. Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes are near which town?
  6. Where would you cross Garth Pier, the second-longest pier in Wales?
  7. Where are Clyne Gardens, a park which contains probably the finest collection of rhododendrons in Wales?
  8. Where was the oldest football club in Wales formed in 1864?
  9. In 2004, which rural village was home to the first whisky distilled in Wales for over 100 years?
  10. Developed as a spa town in the 19th century, which town in Powys holds a Victorian Festival every year at the end of August?
  11. The National White Water Centre is located in which town in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park?
  12. Where would you find Constitution Hill, home of the longest Cliff Railway in Britain?
  13. Name the largest town on the Isle of Anglesey?
  14. Offa's Dyke starts at Sedbury Cliffs near which town on the banks of the Severn estuary? And Offa's Dyke ends at which town on the shores of the Irish sea?
  15. Goscar Rock is in the centre of a beach at which seaside resort?
  16. Tal-y-Cafn is a small settlement in Conwy county nearby which National Trust property set in 80 acres?
  17. "Land of My Fathers" was composed and written by father and son, Evan James and James James, who were both residents of which Glamorgan town?
  18. The Great Orme is north-west of which town?
  19. Which Welsh town is the site of the Roman legionary fortress, Isca Augusta?
  20. The Cyfarthfa Ironworks were major 18th- and 19th-century ironworks on the edge of which Welsh town?
  21. Which town has a school founded by William Jones in 1614 and a castle that changed hands three times during the English Civil War?
  22. Which town lying in the Rhondda Fawr Valley was the scene of 1910 riots?
  23. Which market town on the Llyn Peninsula has a name which means "salt water basin"?
  24. Which city in Wales is the birthplace of footballer Ian Rush and also the second-smallest city in Britain?
  25. Name the second-largest community and business centre in the north of Wales which includes the seaside resort of Rhos-on-Sea?
  26. Where did Dylan Thomas famously described as a "timeless, mild, beguiling island of a town"?
  27. Admiral Nelson described where in Wales as 'the finest port in Christendom'?
  28. Where in Wales is the smallest university town in the United Kingdom?
  29. Llangollen is situated on which river?
  30. The Royal Oak public house in which coastal town was the site of the signing of the surrender often referred to as the "last invasion of mainland Britain"?


  1. St Davids
  2. Newport
  3. 1950s (1955)
  4. Machynlleth
  5. Bridgend
  6. Bangor
  7. Swansea
  8. Wrexham
  9. Penderyn
  10. Llandrindod Wells
  11. Bala
  12. Aberystwyth
  13. Holyhead
  14. Chesptow. Ends at Prestatyn.
  15. Tenby
  16. Bodnant Garden
  17. Pontypridd
  18. Llandudno
  19. Caerleon
  20. Merthyr Tydfil
  21. Monmouth
  22. Tonypandy
  23. Pwllheli
  24. St Asaph
  25. Colwyn Bay
  26. Laugharne
  27. Milford Haven
  28. Lampeter
  29. River Dee
  30. Fishguard