Are you a bit of a Pudsey history buff? Boy do we have the quiz for you. If you’ve been paying attention to some of our blog posts and history pages – some of these questions should be a breeze for you. It’s time to put your knowledge to the test in our very first Pudsey quiz!
When talking about Pudsey, often a quick "Where the bear came from" is enough to jog people's memory that our town has famous roots. One of the most notable mentions of Pudsey's name is when talking about Pudsey Bear, the famous mascot that is seen all over the world with his spotty eyepatch and yellow fur.
Fulneck is a name known in many parts of the world due to its connection to the Moravian Church. Walk through Fulneck today and you will see magnificent structures that still look as beautiful as they did when they were first built.
One of the most eye-catching structures in our wonderful town, Pudsey Cenotaph was originally erected to honour those lost to World War 1. It was later updated to add the names of those lost to World War 2.
It's still stated that Pudsey Park is the second most popular park in Leeds, second only to Roundhay Park. Pudsey folk will not be surprised to hear this, as it truly is the jewel in our crown. Beautiful flowers, green spaces, a skate park and a fantastic play park all sit within the centre of Pudsey.
A Pudsey history quiz wouldn't be a quiz without mention of probably the most dominant structure in the town, Pudsey Parish Church. The Parish is still as beautiful as it was when it was first built and truly stands out as one of the most beautiful churches in Leeds.
Swinnow Community Centre needs no introduction on this website, we strongly believe it's an unbelievable resource available to anybody that needs it. Currently run by Yvonne and her team, they work incredibly hard all year round to support local people.
Over the years many bus companies have operated routes in and around our town. One bus company in particular operated directly out of Pudsey, but who was it?
Pudsey has just 1 train station now located by Dawsons Corner, on the border with Farsley that runs regular services to and from Leeds, Bradford and beyond.