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Improbable Places Quiz

Travis Elborough • • Nov 23, 2023 • 5 minutes

Improbable Places Quiz - OS Getoutside

Take this quiz, based on the Atlas of Improbable Places book, to discover how much you know about some of the world’s more unusual corners.

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In his Atlas of Improbable Places the award-winning author Travis Elborough goes in search of the obscure and bizarre, the beautiful and estranged, telling the incredible stories of hidden dens, forgotten cities and global wonders.

Pick your answer and click the button at the bottom to see how good you are at spotting the unlikely but true from things that are just made up.

Header image: Portmeirion panorama, © Copyright Bill Harrison and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence

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