The Great Yorkshire Place Names Quiz

The answers are all names of places in Yorkshire. Capital letters are anagrams. A list of possible answers appears at the bottom but try solving the puzzle without cheating first.

1. Spanish man threw girl - 9

2. A place to sit and stay - 6

3. Darcy's friend - 7

4. Keep tearing - 5

5. Not our thousand - 4

6. Underwear (large size) for Anna or Rosemary - 8

7. Shows the way - 5

8. Enclosure for cows ! - 12

9. NO ROUGHER BASK

10. Farm implement in front of entrance, I hear - 9

11. Special Sunday to be beside - 6

12. This metric symbol split by royal letter - 6

13. ON TALLER THORN

14. Small amount of fly fisherman - 14

15. Important dates for supermarkets - 5

16. LIKELY

17. Steering device with direction on the sheltered side - 8

18. Topped with barley product - 6

19. Insect to abolish heather to Arctic - 11

20. WE SOLD A GIN

21. Weighty boat - 7

22. Force mixed up old cloth to all night dance - 8

23. Pleasant task for the engaged couple - 9

24. Aromatic plant has been in the rain with question letter - 8

25. Famous for cakes - 10

26. Drink to take at night perhaps - 6

27. Fruit of the May - 5

28. Wealthy French world - 8

29. Hesitant Mr Mayall following pet - 9

30. Affirmative voters begin garden village near water features – 13

31. Way to serve potatoes - 6

32. Morning moistures under the ground - 8

33. Sounds like the cook's outdoor location - 9

34. Decay the girl's meat - 9

35. Leader of 40 rogues sends message - 7

36. Laughing part of a candle - 11

37. Fortified river crossing - 10

38. I SKID BY R.E. ROOM

39. Bottom of ship - 4

40. One of a female trio - 8

41. Wind instrument - does it taste salty - 7

42. Bad French pig product - 6

43. Damage Mayor's domain - 11

44. Turn here for whisky – 12

45. Stalls need to diet perhaps – 14

46. 'Copter landing place - 10

47. Proverbial light and heavy - 11

48. Longest village name in England - 30

49. Charitable teddy bear - 6

50. Healthy place for boiling water - 10

 

The answers all appear in the following list although not all are used:

 

AYSGARTH FALLS

BEDALE

BEVERLEY

BINGLEY

BRADFORD

BRANDSBURTON

BRIDLINGTON

CASTLEFORD

CATTERICK

DEWSBURY

DONCASTER

DRIFFIELD

EBYGUM

EASINGWOLD

FETHERSTONE

FILEY

GARGRAVE

GIGGLESWICK

HALIFAX

HARROGATE

HAWES

HELLIFIELD

HELMSLEY

HESSLE

HORNSEA

HUDDERSFIELD

HULL

ILKLEY

KETTLEWELL

KIRBY MOORSIDE

KNARESBROUGH

LEEDS

LEVEN

MALHAM

MALTON

MARKET WEIGHTON

MASHAM

NORTHALLERTON

OTLEY

PICKERING

PONTEFRACT

PUDSEY

RICHMOND

RIPON

ROTHERHAM

SCARBOROUGH

SCOTCH CORNER

SELBY

SETTLE

SHEFFIELD

SHIPTON

SKIDBY

SUTTON-UNDER-WHITE-STONE-CLIFF

THIRSK

WAKEFIELD

WETHERBY

WHITBY

YORK

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