This quiz is based on Leicestershire and Rutland
Villages. Not all of the information can be found on our site.
Identify which village I am describing in each
- This village, not far from Rutland Water, has a
well known turf maze, which measures 40 ft across.
- This Leicestershire village, on the Grand Union
Canal, has a flight of 10 locks.
- This village is near to Leicester. It is on the
line of the old Leicester-Swannington Railway (now dismantled) and is at
one end of a long tunnel. There is a large building here known as "The
- This village has a permanent maypole, and a
memorial to the foundress of Grace Dieu Priory, Roesia de Verdun.
- This village is located on a Dismantled
Railway, and used to have a famous incline track. The steam engine that
used to operate this track is now in the National Rail Museum in York.
- This village, not far from Leicester, was the
Birthplace of Bishop Latimer, a famous protestant martyr.
- This village is famed for its slate, which is
to be found on the rooftops of much of Charnwood. It has a large area of
woodland, among which can be found several old slate quarries, now full
- Another village which has produced slate, from
which the roof of Buckingham Palace is made. It also has a large granite
quarry, and a pool.
- This village is home to the oldest pub in the
- This town in Leicestershire is famed for its
- This Leicestershire town has a castle, and was
also a spar town. It also has a grammar school.
- This town was home to the Brush Engineering
Company. It is at the North End of the Great Central Steam Railway, and
is home to a bell foundry.
- This Former mining town in NW Leicestershire
now has a museum at one of its old mines. It has a large clock tower.
- This SE Leicestershire town has a famous
Grammar School raised on stilts, providing a covered market place
- This Rutland village is now home to an RAF
base. It also gave its name to a hunt.
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