Cumbria's Friday riddle...

Why not take part and win some great prizes!

The Rules:

Weekly Prizes

Here you will get a chance to win 1st and 2nd place prizes every week!

First school to email back with the correct answer will win the 1st Place Prize.

Second school to email back with the correct answer will win the 2nd Place Prize.

All weekly prizes will be delivered to the winning schools the following week after the riddle.

Termly Prize

Only one reply per school per week will be counted towards the Termly Prize.  For every weekly reply, your school’s name will be entered into our raffle and then drawn the last Monday before schools break up at the end of each term.

Make sure you take part every week to increase your chances on winning!

The more times you take part, the more chance you have on winning the Termly Prize!

All winners will be announced on our Website, so keep an eye out and see if you are a WINNER…

Good luck!

This term, we will be giving out the following prizes:

Weekly Prizes

1st Place – Bottle of Wine and chocolates
2nd Place – Chocolates

This terms Prize!!


Riddles and Results:

Friday 8th September 2017

Riddle: I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest man can’t hold me for more than 5 minutes.

What am I?

Answer: Breathe

1st Place (Winner) – Appleby Primary School

2nd Place – St Begh’s Catholic Primary School

Friday 15th September 2017 

Riddle: What two things can you never eat for breakfast?

Answer: Lunch and dinner

1st Place (Winner) – Cockermouth School

2nd Place – Croftland Infants School

Friday 22nd September 2017

Riddle: When you fall in me your as happy as could be, but you fall into depression when you lose me.

What am I?

Answer: LOVE

1st Place (Winner) –  Kirkby Kendal School

2nd Place – Warcop Primary School

Friday 29th September 2017


I cannot speak but I tell everything.

I’m not a tree but I have leaves.

I have hinges but I’m neither a door or a window.

Who am I?

Answer: A book

1st Place (Winner) –  Ormsgill Nursery & Primary School

2nd Place – Heron Hill Primary School

Friday 6th October 2017 

Riddle: Feed me and I live, yet give me a drink and I die.

What am I?

Answer: FIRE

1st Place (Winner) – Haverigg Primary School

2nd Place – Belle Vue Primary School

Friday 13th October 2017 

Riddle: What is harder to catch the faster you run?

Answer: Your breath

1st Place (Winner) – Kirkoswald C of E School

2nd Place – North Walney Primary School

Friday 20th October 2017 

Riddle: What has 4 fingers and a thumb, but is not living?

Answer: A glove

1st Place (Winner) – Richmond Hill Primary School

2nd Place – Broughton-In-Furness CE Primary School

Friday 3rd November 2017 

Riddle: When does yesterday come after today?

Answer: In the Dictionary

1st Place (Winner) – Eaglesfield Paddle CE Primary School

2nd Place – Shankhill C of E School

Friday 10th November 2017 

RiddleWhat starts with an e but only has a single letter in it?

Answer: An envelope

1st Place (Winner) –  Mayfield School

2nd Place – Heron Hill Primary School (Carmen)

Friday 17th November 2017 

Riddle: What do you call somebody with no body and no nose?

Answer: Nobody knows

1st Place (Winner) – The Queen Katherine School

2nd Place – St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School

Friday 24th November 2017 

Riddle: What comes up but never goes down?

Answer: Your age

1st Place (Winner) – Kirkoswald CofE School

2nd Place – Thursby Primary School

Friday 1st December 2017 

Riddle: What goes through towns and over hills, but never moves?

Answer: Roads

1st Place (Winner) – Yanwath School

2nd Place – St Begh’s Catholic Junior School

Friday 8th December 2017 

Riddle: On Christmas eve, when Santa leaves his workshop on the north pole, what direction does he travel?

Answer: South

1st Place (Winner) – Morland Area CE Primary School

2nd Place – High Hesket CE Primary School