Adrian Fisher
Adrian Fisher is internationally recognised as one of the world's leading maze
A maze is a tour puzzle in the form of a complex branching passage through which the solver must find a route. In everyday speech, both maze and labyrinth denote a complex and confusing series of pathways, but technically the maze is distinguished from the labyrinth, as the labyrinth has a single...

 designers. His mazes can be found in all corners of the globe.

Named by The Guardian
The Guardian
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newspaper as one of Britain's top 50 designers, Adrian Fisher has designed half the world's mirror mazes since 1990, the world's first corn maze, and over 500 mazes across 30 countries. He devised a new Bus Map concept for London Transport
Transport for London
Transport for London is the local government body responsible for most aspects of the transport system in Greater London in England. Its role is to implement the transport strategy and to manage transport services across London...

, invented the Mitre Tiling system and the 7-sided Fisher Paver system, has earned six entries in the Guinness Book of Records, won twelve design and export awards, and is an international garden design Gold Medallist. He was the 2003 recipient of the Resorgimento Award at the University of Tennessee
University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee is a public land-grant university headquartered at Knoxville, Tennessee, United States...

 at Knoxville
Knoxville, Tennessee
Founded in 1786, Knoxville is the third-largest city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, U.S.A., behind Memphis and Nashville, and is the county seat of Knox County. It is the largest city in East Tennessee, and the second-largest city in the Appalachia region...

, USA. His Mazematics puzzle appears every day in Britain's The Times
The Times
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, his Navigati puzzle in Britain's Daily Mail
Daily Mail
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, his Mandali puzzle in the BBC
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's Radio Times
Radio Times
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, and he designs puzzles for the World Puzzle Championships.

Adrian's challenging report "Stamford 3000" applied his holistic approach to the future development of Stamford, Lincolnshire
Stamford, Lincolnshire
Stamford is a town and civil parish within the South Kesteven district of the county of Lincolnshire, England. It is approximately to the north of London, on the east side of the A1 road to York and Edinburgh and on the River Welland...

, an English market town with over 500 historic buildings.

Adrian Fisher and his wife Marie are Directors of Adrian Fisher Design Ltd, and is based in Durweston
Durweston is a village in north Dorset, England, situated on the River Stour where it flows out of the Blackmore Vale through a steep, narrow gap between the Dorset Downs and Cranborne Chase hills, two miles west of Blandford Forum. The village has a population of 429...

, Dorset
Dorset , is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast. The county town is Dorchester which is situated in the south. The Hampshire towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch joined the county with the reorganisation of local government in 1974...

, England
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. In 2009, Adrian celebrated his Pearl Jubilee for 30 years of Maze Design, 1979 - 2009.

Locations of selected Mosaics designed by Adrian Fisher

  • The George Jackson Mosaic, SciTec Building, Oundle School, Northamptonshire, England
  • 'Tree of Life' Mosaic, Private Garden, Roxbury, Connecticut, USA
  • 4 Mosaics within the Millennium Maze, Higginson Park, Marlow, England

UK, Mirror Mazes

  • Birmingham Sea Life Centre Mirror Maze, Birmingham, England;
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre Mirror Maze, Brighton, England;
  • Edinburgh Dungeon Mirror Maze, Scotland;
  • London Dungeon Mirror Maze, England;
  • Longleat House Mirror Maze, Wiltshire, England;
  • Louis Tussauds Mirror Maze, Blackpool, Lancashire, England;
  • Warwick Castle Dungeon Mirror Maze, Warwickshire, England;
  • Woodlands Mirror Maze, Woodlands Park, Devon, England;
  • Wookey Hole Caves Mirror Maze, Somerset, England;
  • York Dungeon Mirror Maze, York, England;

UK, other mazes

  • Alnwick Water Gardens Bamboo Maze, Northumberland;
  • Adventure Wonderland
    Adventure Wonderland
    Adventure Wonderland is a family theme park situated in the village of Hurn, near Bournemouth, United Kingdom. The park offers rides and attractions aimed at families with children up to the age of 12. It draws much of its theme from the novel Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll and Alice, Mad...

     Hedge Maze, Dorset, England;
  • Beatles Maze, 1984 International Garden Festival, Liverpool;
  • Bicton Park Fence Maze, Devon, England;
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach Hedge Maze, Lancashire, England;
  • Blenheim Palace Hedge Maze, Oxfordshire, England;
  • Capel Manor Hedge Maze, Hertfordshire, England;
  • Escot Park Hedge Maze, Devon, England;
  • Greys Court 'Archbishop's Maze', Oxfordshire, England;
  • Higginson Park Maze, Marlow, Buckinghamshire;
  • Holywell Bay Fun Park Fence Maze, Cornwall, England;
  • Kentwell Hall Pavement Maze, Suffolk, England;
  • Leeds Castle Hedge Maze, Kent, England;
  • Legoland Hedge Maze, Windsor, Berkshire, England;
  • Leicester University Pavement Maze, England;
  • Newquay Zoo
    Newquay Zoo
    Newquay Zoo is a zoological garden located in Newquay, England. The zoo was opened in Cornwall on Whit Monday May 26, 1969 by the local council , it was privately owned by Mike Thomas and Roger Martin from 1993 until 2003...

     Hedge Maze, Cornwall, England;
  • Parham Park Maze, West Sussex, England;
  • Scone Palace
    Scone Palace
    Scone Palace is a Category A listed historic house at Scone, Perthshire, Scotland. It was constructed in 1808 for the Earls of Mansfield by William Atkinson...

     Hedge Maze, Perth, Scotland;
  • Hedge Maze, Speke Hall
    Speke Hall
    Speke Hall is a wood-framed wattle-and-daub Tudor manor house in Speke, Liverpool, England. It is one of the finest surviving examples of its kind.-History:...

     (National Trust), Merseyside, England, 2011;
  • Staunton Country Park Hedge Maze, Hampshire, England;


  • Castle View Gardens Water Maze, St. Peter
    Saint Peter, Jersey
    Saint Peter is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey in the Channel Islands. It is in the west central part of the island. It is the only parish with two separate coastlines, stretching from St. Ouen's Bay in the west to St. Aubin's Bay in the south, and thereby cutting St. Brelade off from other...

    , Jersey, Channel Islands


  • Texel
    Texel is a municipality and an island in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. It is the biggest and most populated of the Frisian Islands in the Wadden Sea, and also the westernmost of this archipelago, which extends to Denmark...

     Island Maize Maze;
  • Amsterdam Dungeon Mirror Maze, Netherlands;
  • Amsterdam Forest Hedge Maze, Netherlands;
  • Three Lands Point Hedge Maze, Vaals, Netherlands


  • Chateau de Thoiry Hedge Maze, near Paris, France;
  • Chateau de Colombier Hedge Maze, near Rodez, France;
  • Peaugres Safari Park Mirror Maze, Annonay, France


  • Berlin Sea Life Centre Mirror Maze, Berlin, Germany
  • Hamburg Dungeon Mirror Maze, Hamburg, Germany

Czech Republic

  • Castle Loucen: collection of 10 varied mazes and labyrinths within the landscape

United States
  • Davis Megamaze Maize Maze, Sterling, Massachusetts
    Sterling, Massachusetts
    Sterling is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA. The population was 7,808 at the 2010 census.- History :Sterling was first settled by Europeans in 1720 and was officially incorporated in 1781....

    , USA;
  • Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, USA;
  • Skyline Caverns Mirror Maze, Front Royal, Virginia, USA;
  • Mall of Georgia Paving Mazes, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;
  • Noah's Ark Water Park Mirror Maze, Wisconsin Dells, USA;
  • Norton Museum of Art Pavement Maze, West Palm Beach, USA;
  • Norton Museum of Art Serpent Mound and Turf Labyrinth, West Palm Beach, USA
  • Magical Mystery Mirror Maze, Mission Beach, San Diego, California, USA
  • Cannery Row Mirror Maze, Monterey, California, USA
  • 'Palace of Sweets' Mirror Maze, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA

  • Colour Maze, Wol-Ha Children's Museum, Mexico
  • Coral Reef Mirror Maze, Gran Plaza Mall, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2011
  • Candy Mirror Maze, Chetumal, Mexico, 2011
  • Egyptian Mirror Maze, Monterrey, Mexico, 2011
  • Pirate Mirror Maze, Pachuca, Mexico, 2011

  • Imax Theatre Mirror Maze, Hyderabad, India
  • Disco Club Mirror Maze, Gurgaon, Delhi, India, 2011

  • Huistenbosh Park Mirror Maze, Japan;
  • Seibu Park Mirror Maze, Japan;
  • Spanish Village Mirror Maze, Japan;
  • Tobu Zoo Mirror Maze, Japan
  • Tokyo Dome Mirror Maze, Japan

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