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Quiz: How well do you know the UK's islands?

You may know England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland's mainlands, but how well do you know their islands? Showcase your knowledge of Skye, the Isles of Scilly, the Shetlands and beyond...

Tresco Gardens, Isles of Scilly

1. Which of these islands does not belong to the UK?

Muck

Foulness

Scotland

Mousa

2. The Needles rock formation can be seen on which UK island?

Arran

Rùm

St Agnes

Wight

3. At 137m, this is one of the UK’s tallest sea stacks. Where would you find it?

Hoy

Annet

Drake’s Island

Samson

4. Despite being connected to England by road, this island still boasts a 1,335-hectare nature reserve called Elmley. Name that island...

Anglesey

Walney

Mersea

Sheppey

5. This rock formation resembles a bible leaning on a pulpit. On which island can you see it?

Portland

St Martin’s

Wight

Raithlin

6. On which Scottish isle would you find Carsaig rock arch?

Mull

Islay

Bute

Fair Isle

7. This island is named after the Norse word for puffin, and it’s still home to a colony of the seabirds. Name that island...

Brownsea

Mersea

Read’s

Lundy

8. Where would you find the world’s first iron suspension bridge, Menai Bridge?

Sheppey

Skye

Anglesey

Farne

9. One of these islands is home to a castle built by King Henry VIII – and around 200 rare red squirrels. Which is it?

Portland

Brownsea

Canvey

Tresco

10. Which island off the English coast is home to this subtropical garden in the grounds of a Benedictine Abbey?

Hayling

Tresco

Wight

St Mary’s

11. Also known as Holy Island, this isle is home to famous castle and a 1,400-year-old priory. Which is it?

Caldey

Iona

Lindisfarne

Jura

12. Where can you see these sweetshop-coloured beach huts?

Mersea

Skye

Northey

Farne

13. You may have seen Stonehenge, but which isle would you visit to see this ancient stone circle?

Skomer

Puffin

Staffa

Lewis and Harris

14. On which Scottish island would you find this incredible waterfall?

Skye

Berneray

Mainland

Ulva

15. Which island off the Northern Irish coast is home to this sixth century monastery?

Devenish

Boa

Lustymore

White

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