A-Z Maps blog

This is the home of ramblings from the inside of the iconic brand that is A-Z. On our blog you will find out how to get from A to Z and a lot more in between.

Quizzes

A-Z Puzzle Book

Do you have the knowledge? Find out how well you know Britain’s streets in this A-Z quiz. History Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh, Scotland Historic castle On a prominent volcanic rock, at the head of The Royal Mile, and overlooking the old and new towns of Scotland’s capital, sits Edinburgh Castle. There… Read More

Christmas Map Names Quiz

As it’s Christmas, why not have a go at our Christmas Map Names Quiz! There are 12 questions, all featuring a Christmas related area of mapping. How many can you get right? Christmas Map Names Quiz Created by A-Z Maps on Dec 22, 2015 Your item will be… Read More

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. Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Name the Streets on the Map

Grab a cup of tea and your A-Z, it’s quiz time! Last time we asked you to name 6 British landmarks. Now we’re giving you a different challenge: to name 4 streets across Great Britain. The streets are pictured below with their names removed from the A-Z mapping. If you… Read More

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… Read More

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