Christmas is just around the corner, and we all know what that means; quality time with the family, food, presents and board games! But there also comes a time when we overindulge and get bored of the board games. This is the time to embark on an adventure in the great outdoors with Treasure Trails.

29 November 2019

Treasure Trails has festively titled trails in locations all over UK, meaning that you can get outdoors this yuletide season no matter where you are. Maybe you can embody Miss Marple on a Detective Mystery, James Bond on a Spy Mission or perhaps Captain Jack himself on a Treasure hunt?


Each trail lasts around two hours and the aim is to solve clues on a route of approximately two hours, which incorporates plaques, signs, statutes, monuments or any other eye-catching features. Take a look below and explore the very best festive Treasure Trails for you to try during the Christmas break.

City of London – Pudding Lane

This is the perfect time of year for some pudding! This festive trail takes you on a Detective Mystery past The Monument, Sir Christopher Wren’s commemoration of the Great Fire of London, Leadenhall Market and Fenchurch Street.

The Ghost of Dick Whittington

Take the family on their very own Spy Mission that follows the star of pantomime on the perfect trail for panto season. He won’t just be behind you on this trail, you’ll have to search harder than that as you explore The Thames, the Tower of London and the magnificent Tower Bridge.

Tower Bridge

Rochester – A Dickens Mystery

This Detective Mystery gives thrills and chills in the search for a murderer most foul on this truly Dickensian Christmas day out. You’ll have to hunt high and low, beginning at the heart of Rochester’s historic high street, past Tudor houses and through medieval gardens to the towering Rochester castle

York Chocolate and Sweet Trail

Christmas isn’t Christmas without a tin or two of sweets. Explore the chocolate-box streets of York with an indulgent Detective Mystery while diving into the famous sweet museum and unwrap the amazing stories behind Terry’s, Rowntree and other confectionery royalty.


Kings Lynn

Follow a circular Treasure Hunt through the historic grounds of the Grade ll National parks known as The Walks. While searching for clues you will take in St John Evangelist Church and the stunning landscape of this Norfolk based park. There may also be some royal company along the way! This trail isn’t far away from Sandringham House where the Queen spends her Christmas.

This is a fantastic way for families and friends to discover towns, cities and villages with self-guided themed walks. For more information and to download one of more than 1,200 trails across the UK, visit Treasure Trails.

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