River Nene Quiz


Messing About on the River Nene - We give you the answers, simply match them with the clues…


1  A day out in the woods at the river’s western source
2  Lots of rivers do battle near here
3  Home of probably the best brewery in the world
4  All is well in this major town
5  The Ise has it, close to this Roman town
6  Diamonds used to sparkle here
7  Home to the A14 viaduct
8  Alan tends to be reserved by his very nature 
9  Oh what a marina in this lovely border town
10 Posh boys like to kick around here
11 Beyond Flag Fen takes you here
12 Richard III was born at this castle
13 Park Life, In The Country, B for Blur
14 Harpers Brook tributary is found in this auld place

A Barnwell
B Aldwincle
C Titchmarsh
D Wisbech
E Oundle
F Badby
G Peterborough
H Naseby
I Northampton
J Wellingborough
K Irthlingborough
L Irchester
M Fotheringhay
N Thrapston


Some say ‘Nen’, some say’ Neen’
With lots of variations in between
But what’s not in doubt, at any price,
The Nene’s so fab, they named it twice!


For your chance to win a food & drink hamper please send your answers to kwilliams@east-northamptonshire.gov.uk

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6. The closing date is Monday 15 June.

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