We have devised this Easter quiz to keep culture and art lovers, quizzers, families, and anyone who loves a challenge, amused and entertained whilst at home.  Under the present circumstances and Government advice, our members cannot open their doors to welcome you, but you can visit them virtually, via their websites.

In our quiz, all of the answers can be found on the relevant member’s website.  However, this is a challenge and we want you to hunt that answer out, so it may take some resolve and tenacity and will usually not be found on the home page that you visit.  You may need to enrol friends and family elsewhere, to help you out, or alternatively become a true Sherlock Holmes!

The prize is a card that will give the winner and up to 3 people entry to one of our member venues, with the choice of that venue being the winner’s.  The competition closes at midnight on May 11.

To enter, write all 34 answers on an email, in the order given, along with your name, address, age and best contact telephone number and email address to reply to, if you are successful.  The answer must reference something specifically mentioned on the website given with each question, NOT any other website detailing the venue.  Email your entry to jane@catapultpr.co.uk

All correct entries will be put into a prize draw, from which the winner will be the first entry drawn out of the hat.  The prize is as stated and cannot be exchanged for cash.  No travel expenses or other expenses are included.  Entrants must be aged over 16 and only one entry per household is allowed.


Ready to get cracking?  Here are the questions:

  1. Birdoswald Roman Fort


How high is the gatehouse through which you can march like a Roman soldier?

  1. Acorn Bank


Which group established the 4 buzzing beehives?

  1. Brantwood


 Native British herbs are laid out to form what in one of the gardens?

  1. Muncaster


How long does an audio tour around the public rooms last?

  1. The Armitt


For which hotel can you find an 18th century visitors’ book here?

  1. Rydal Mount


Where in the house can you arrange a romantic dinner?

  1. Holehird Gardens


         What rare to find tree will you find on the Woodland Walk?

  1. Brockhole


With which architect did Thomas Mawson have a rare collaboration here, when designing the gardens?

  1. Hutton-in-the-Forest


There are four early wallpapers by whom in the house?

  1. Brougham Castle


What is the Roman name of the fort whose earthworks are next to the castle?

  1. Carlisle Castle     


For which local ruling family do stone carvings show support?

  1. Townend    


The house has three ‘squat’ whats?

  1. Askham Hall       


Where did 2 stone griffins originally stand?

  1. Whinlatter Forest


         What special type of walking could you learn to do in the forest?

  1. Dalemain


Cuttings of what very special Dalemain flower can be bought and taken home?

  1. Mirehouse


What was the Christian name of the bride who spent her honeymoon here with her     poet husband?

  1. Keswick Museum      


What is the name of the fine piece of silversmithing on view at the museum?

  1. Wordsworth House & Garden 


Of what is there a mini-flock in the garden?

  1. Lanercost Priory


What was the name of the first Dacre, who has a tomb here?

  1. Blackwell 


What game did the Holts play on the south lawn?

  1. Lakeland Motor Museum    


The 2007 motorbike of which Isle of Man TT racer can be seen here?

  1. Holker Hall & Gardens


In which year did Queen Mary visit?

  1. Swarthmoor Hall


Which American visited here and later founded a state in the USA?

  1. Windermere Jetty


Which is the name of the launch that carried a Royal in the 1960s?

  1. Furness Abbey   


Which angel can be seen on the head of a crozier here?

  1. Sizergh


What structure forms the oldest part of the castle?

  1. Steam Yacht Gondola


Who was inspired to create Steam Yacht Gondola, following a mid-19th century visit     to Venice?

  1. Hill Top


Which book’s proceeds allowed a former owner to buy this property?

  1. Beatrix Potter Gallery


What is the name of the exhibition here?

  1. Allan Bank


Where in the house can you sit by the fire?

  1. Levens Hall


         Who designed the gardens here?

  1. Grizedale Forest


How many cycle trails are there here?

  1. Stott Park Bobbin Mill


What was the name of the clerk who worked there and has described how life was in the mill?

  1. Wordsworth Grasmere


“We have all of us one human heart” comes from which Wordsworth poem?

And the answers are:

Quiz Answers


  1. 4 metres
  2. Penrith Beekeepers
  3. A medieval manuscript
  4. 40 minutes
  5. The Salutation Hotel
  6. The Poet’s Dining Room
  7. Purple-leafed Common Oak
  8. Dan Gibson
  9. William Morris
  10. Brocavum
  11. The Dacres/Dacre Family
  12. Cylindrical chimneys
  13. At the entrance to Lowther Castle
  14. Nordic walking
  15. Himalayan Blue Poppy
  16. Emily
  17. The Goldscope Cup
  18. Heritage chickens
  19. Randolf
  20. Croquet
  21. John McGuiness
  22. 1937
  23. William Penn
  24. Steam Launch Branksome
  25. Archangel Gabriel
  26. The Solar Tower
  27. Sir James Ramsden
  28. The Tale of Peter Rabbit
  29. The Right Sort of Woman
  30. The study
  31. Monsieur Guillaume Beaumont
  32. Nine
  33. Jack Iveson
  34. The Old Cumberland Beggar


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