Family Pantomimes this Christmas – and how to find them!

Stuck with choosing where to go for a family pantomime this Christmas? Generally most popular in the United Kingdom, the pantomime was partially developed back in the 16th century from the Italian ‘Commedia dell’arte’, and has continued to grow and evolve from then onwards into the much loved event it is now. Today, the majority of theatres in the UK, including some …

Name the Parks on the Map

How well do you know those famous British parks? Test yourself with another of our little map-based quizzes. Or share it with any geography know-it-all’s who would enjoy the challenge. This time we’ve removed the names of five famous parks. Can you figure them out using clues like landmarks and street names? There are some tricky ones so we’ll be …

Guess the Rivers on the Map

Britain is home to a huge number of rivers, many of which are shown on our A-Z mapping. But do you know which towns and cities our major rivers pass through? We’ve taken five A-Z map samples and removed the names of the rivers. Your challenge is to guess the rivers on the map. Click on the image and leave …

Guess the National Park Competition

It’s competition time! We’re giving you a chance to win an Adventure Atlas. A-Z Adventure Atlases have the accuracy and quality of OS Explorer mapping and are indexed within a single book, making them the perfect companion for walkers, off-road cyclists, horse riders and anyone wishing to explore this beautiful landscape. To win, you need to guess the National Park …

Name the Landmarks on the Map

Today’s blog is slightly more interactive: can you name the landmarks on the maps of UK cities? Two of the landmarks can be found in London, and the remaining four are dotted across Great Britain. They should be sufficiently distinctive to be tracked down, but we’ll be very impressed if you can recognise them all straight away! It will help …