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Lincolnshire - Burghley House at Stamford 0001   Mixed

 
 
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1. Which major trunk road passes within a couple of miles of Burghley House?
 
A1
M1
M45
M6
 

 
2. Which famous event takes place at Burghley House each September?
 
Horse Trials
International motorcross
National Squash Championship
World Polo Championship
 

 
3. What is the cost of adult admission to the house ('s)?
 
9
10
12.5
15

Children are charged only 4.00
 

 
4. Building the house extended over 32 years commencing when?
 
1455
1555
1655
1755
 

 
5. The stone to build the house came from where?
 
Derbyshire
Northamptonshire
Scotland
Wales

The stone is so hard and durable that the stonemasons' marks can still be seen on the South Front
 

 
6. Burghley is at the centre of an agricultural estate comprising how many acres?
 
2000
5000
10000
20000

10,000 acres is over 15 square miles
 

 
7. In 1982 the courtyards at Burghley were developed for what?
 
Large conservatory
Outdoor dining area
State of the art stable block
Workshops and studio space

Today the area is home to many of the country's leading conservation experts
 

 
8. The gardens were designed by which famous 18th Century designer?
 
Lancelot "Capability" Brown
Lander "Capability" Brown
Laurel "Capability" Brown
Lawrence "Capability" Brown
 

 
9. A unique new garden will be opened at Burghley in 2007 - what is its name?
 
Garden of scent
Garden of sculptures
Garden of serenity
Garden of surprises
 

 
10. In the kitchens you will find what unusual reminder of extravagant soups?
 
Bones of pheasants
Feathers of birds
Skulls of turtles
Teeth of sharks
 

 
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