The Best Riddles

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Welcome to our page which collects together all the best riddles.

We have searched far and wide to collate the best, hardest and most taxing riddles to give you a brain twisting challenge.

If you want to tickle your intellect and exercise your brain then this is the page for you.

We are adding to the best riddles all the time so be sure to check back regularly for a hit of riddling fun!

We hope that you enjoy the challenge…

What has wings but can’t fly, legs but can’t walk, eyes but can’t see?

A dead bird.


A box without hinges, key or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid. What am I?

An egg.


The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?



What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word.  Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?

This is a bit of a tough one but the word is starting.










What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?

A penny.


What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

The letter M.


What has many keys, but can’t even open a single door?

A piano.

What belongs to you, but other people use it more than you?

Your name.


Tall I am young, Short I am old, While with life I glow, Wind is my foe. What am I?

A candle.


I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?

A fire.


They have not flesh, nor feathers, nor scales, nor bone. Yet they have fingers and thumbs of their own. What are they?

A pair of gloves.


This is as light as a feather, yet none of us can hold it for long. What is it?

Your breath.