Derbyshire & The Peak District Quiz Book


The people, places, customs and culture of Derbyshire in 583 fiendish questions.


Where is the Cathedral of the Peak? What is a clackfart? Which village is the highest in Britain? Who is the ‘Beast of Bolsover’? And is toe wrestling really a local sport?


Test your knowledge of the villages, dales, people and customs of Derbyshire and the Peak District with nearly 600 wicked questions.

Packed with unlikely facts, essential figures and pointless trivia, Derbyshire and the Peak District Quiz Book is a perfect gift for every lover of The Peak.


Rounds include: Name the dale – TV and film – Peak people – Food and drink – Literary Derbyshire – Record breakers – Sport– Ghosts and ghouls – On the rails – Landscapes – Industry – Derby or garby? – Great walks – Guess the village … and many more.

  • Info

    ISBN: 978-1-9998940-2-3

    PUB. DATE: July 2018

    PUBLISHER: Jake Island Ltd

    CATEGORY: Gift Book / Travel 

    PAGES: 92pp + 4pp cover (96 total)

    TRIM SIZE: 202 x 125mm (portrait)

    FORMAT: Hardback

    RRP: £8

    SALES TERRITORY: Worldwide



    Derbyshire & The Peak District Quiz Book is compiled by Andrew Gallon. Sheffield-born parents introduced Andrew to the Peak District in the early 1970s. He is a regular visitor to Derbyshire, indulging passions for walking, railways and sport. Andrew’s long career as a journalist includes a two-year spell working on Peak & Pennine magazine.

© 2019 – Inspired by Lakeland /  Jake Island Ltd

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