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Mazes

It is good fun getting lost in a maze. All types of materials and heights are used to create these puzzles. The most elaborate are planted using global positioning equipment. Each year the corn or maize is planted and the puzzle takes on a different layout. One man is responsible for many of these puzzles - Adrian Fisher, the world's leading professional corn maze maker. Apparently, over 3 million people visit the 350 labyrinth he's designed and created in 20 countries.

My personal favourite is the 'Forbidden Corner' in Leyburn, Yorkshire. Forbidden Corner is more like a combination of a maze and treasure hunt. The maze consists of a Labyrinth of follies, gardens, passages, tunnels, stepping stones, optical illusions, walls, dead-ends and amusing traps.

The idea is to explore the maze and find all the picture items on a check sheet that are hidden within the maze. It can take 2 - 3 hours to find them all but it is Brilliant fun. This particular maze is very popular and booking in advance is advisable.


Britain has some of the world's oldest hedge mazes as well as some of the more unusual types. At Halloween some of these mazes become frightening places to visit. Visitors become lost and disorientated inside the maze and have scary monsters in pursuit trying their best to terrify them - great fun.

A few mazes that you may be interested in:

     Chatsworth

    The Original Great Maze

    Blenheim Palace

    Amazing Hedge Puzzle

    Hampton Court Palace

   

        Hever Castle mazes

        Tatton Park

        Cawdor Castle

        Leeds Castle Maze

        Longleat House