• Aboyne Trail Mail

    Welcome to your next Trail Mail challenge! St Andrew's Day is just around the corner, so we're headed to the Highlands to solve some clues in Aboyne (Abèidh/Abyne). This is the fifth instalment of the 2023 Trail Mail Challenge. For information on the prizes, the leader board and past puzzles, visit the main page.
  • Portrush Trail Mail

    Welcome to your next Trail Mail challenge! This time, we're popping to the fab seaside resort of Portrush (Port Rois/Tha Port), where more clues can be cracked. This is the fourth instalment of the 2023 Trail Mail Challenge. For information on the prizes, the leader board and past puzzles, visit the main page.
  • Exeter Trail Mail

    Welcome to your next Trail Mail challenge! We're taking a spooky trip to Exeter for Halloween, with three sneaky clues to solve before you're bewitched. This is the third instalment of the 2023 Trail Mail Challenge. For information on the prizes, the leader board and past puzzles, visit the main page.
  • Caerleon Trail Mail

    Welcome to your next Trail Mail challenge! This week, we're heading to Caerleon (Caerllion) in South Wales, where we'll roam with the Romans and solve some sneaky clues. This is the second instalment of the 2023 Trail Mail Challenge. For information on the prizes, the leader board and past puzzles, visit the main page.
  • Lincoln Trail Mail

    Welcome to your first Trail Mail challenge! To celebrate Lincolnshire Day on 1st October, we're heading to the county town of Lincoln to solve the first three clues. This is the first instalment of the 2023 Trail Mail Challenge. For information on the prizes, the leader board and past puzzles, visit the main page.
  • The 2023 Trail Mail Challenge

    Welcome to the 2023 Trail Mail Challenge, where you'll get to show off your clue-cracking skills and maybe even earn some prizes! Each fortnight, a new challenge is set, with three sneaky clues to solve. Do you have what it takes to become the 2023 Trail Mail champion?
  • Talk Like a Pirate Day!

    Arr ya ready to unleash your inner buccaneer? That's great, 'cause 19th September is Talk Like a Pirate Day - the perfect opportunity to learn the lingo. Here are some useful pirate phrases to use when you come up against some of the many modern day problems we all face in 2023!

  • Six Great British Pirates

    With tales of treasure-seeking, desert islands and adventure, it's no surprise that pirate stories - both fictional and historical - continue to capture our imaginations. These six Great British Pirates are surrounded by twisting tales of treasure and terror on the high seas.
  • Six Great British Explorers

    We love exploring and turning an ordinary day out into a full-blown adventure. But, these six Great British Explorers went the extra mile, venturing from the UK's shores to discover hidden gems and twisting tales from across the world. While these may not be the greatest explorers - and some have a few controversies that have followed them through the centuries - each was or is great in their own way!
  • Top 10 treasure hunts

    Treasure hunt Trails are the perfect challenge for budding explorers. You'll bravely venture out on your journey, dodging booby traps and evading rival treasure seekers as you advance. Not sure which quest to accept first? Check out our top 10 for exploration inspiration.
  • Summer Spectacular Week Nine

    Can you believe that the summer is almost over? Don't worry, there's still bank holiday fun to look forward to, and your spectacular summer will go out with a bang with these final seven activities. Plus, in case of rainy weather, there's another puzzle for you to crack.

  • Summer Spectacular: Week Eight

    Cameras at the ready! We're determined to capture our escapades this week for World Photography Day. From kite flying to pond dipping, we've got plenty up our sleeves for the penultimate week of summer fun. Plus, in case of rainy weather, there's a brand-new puzzle for you to crack.