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Did you know you needed to know this stuff? Here are some fascinating family friendly facts and trivia from Treasure Trails to help keep you educated and informed – even if you’re not out doing a Trail!

Take on a Treasure Hunt this May Half Term

Potential privateers and budding buccaneers need to prepare for a swashbuckling adventure with Treasure Trails this May Half Term.

The Treasure Trails Crew have gathered their Top 10 Treasure Hunt themed Trails throughout the UK for you to try.

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Top 10 Treasure Hunt Themed Trails

Explore the cobbles, country and coast of the UK whilst looking for clues with your crew. Uncover X marks the spot and possibly claim some pirate booty!

Gather your crew-mates and head out on a Treasure Hunt exploring the ancient head of the Pilgrim’s Way - once the main trade route between London and Canterbury.

Head to this Cornish filming location and spot clues in Doc Martin’s hometown and the fishing village where it all began for now film stars Fisherman’s Friends. As you head down to the harbour see where fisherman still land their catch and follow the South West Coast Path along the cliff tops.

Hunt along the old cobbled streets of Bath and discover a tale bound in maps which have recently landed from Tortuga, a pirate’s paradise! One University professor is convinced the map leads to the lost loot of ‘Nachos Itza’…

Young pirates can try their hand at punting in this University town. Old records show treasure was buried somewhere in the city, can you follow the clues and uncover its location?

Treasure hunters will need to cast their eye across gardens, a park and All Saints Church on this Treasure Trail exploring Marlow town centre.

Discover the location of the buried treasure on this truly nautical waterfront Trail which leads you through the newly developed Maritime Quarter, explore locks and bridges and historic ship yards.

This easy to navigate Trail follows the Golden Mile passing the Pleasure Beach and detouring through the town centre, including the infamous rock shops.

Hunt for treasure in County Durham’s only seaside town. Explore the seafront promenade, woodland areas and St Mary’s Church which is one of the oldest in the UK!

Buckle your kilt and prepare for adventure! Legend has it that Scottish Nobleman James Hepburn dabbled in a little piracy during the 1500’s however nobody has ever discovered his Treasure, will it be your crew?

Notorious highway-woman, Peg Sleddle, was lost at sea during a storm and it is rumoured she took the location of her buried treasure with her. However, a map directing you to the lost loot has been discovered, will you uncover the treasure?

1st May 2019

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Go Exploring this May Bank Holiday Weekend

From our dedicated Trailers' reviews and feedback, we’ve gathered their top 10 favourite Trails for you to try this Bank Holiday Weekend.

Discover secrets of your hometown or uncover stories in places further afield, looking out for clues and solving riddles along the way.

This is a firm favourite with Trailers. Beginning in Market Place explore the colourful houses of Gilesgate, an old church, ancient woodland and the riverside on this Murder Mystery Trail. Will you discover whodunit?

X marks the spot on this Treasure Hunt exploring what was one of the UK’s largest Roman settlements. An amateur archaeologist has discovered a priceless artefact and plans on selling it to a dealer meaning it will be lost forever! His notebook contains clues that lead to the treasure, will you find the secret location?

You’ll need to don your detective hats for this top 10 Murder Mystery weaving through the idyllic village of Bourton-on-the-Water. Cross the 5 bridges and the River Windrush, visit the Model Village, some Roman ruins and the Motor Museum and even spot some penguins at Birdland.

Calling all detectives! You’ll need to hunt high and low on this Treasure Trail to defeat the evil villain of the ‘Tea Shop Wars’.

Follow in the footsteps of Bram Stoker in this Treasure Hunt and take in the panoramic coastal views and search along Whitby’s oldest street for clues.

Discover whodunit on one of our Trailers favourite Murder Mystery Trails. Beginning at Richmond Bridge, you will be hunting for clues along the riverside before exploring the wonderful Richmond Green.

There’s murder afoot in this quaint English city… The beloved farmers market has lost its most popular trader Ivor Lottusell, solve the sneaky clues to find out if it was a jealous rival who committed this dastardly act – before they strike again!

Solve the sneaky clues set on existing buildings, permanent features and monuments on this route exploring the old city of Winchester City and its Castle. Take a route through the high street, past the Castle, Great Hall and Military Museum whilst solving this Murder Mystery.

One of Treasure Trail fans top Trails, this Murder Mystery exploring this Cornish hot-spot is sure to test even the best problem solvers. Hunt high and low past medieval inns, throughout the ancient churchyard of St Petrocs and towards the haunted Abbey House uncovering the history of the bustling harbour town.

Friends and family will need to work together to complete this Treasure Trail. You’ll visit the curious Bridge House, the delightful Peggy Hill and the alleys around the town centre en-route. There will also be a chance to visit the classic Lakeland church of St Marys with its iconic steeple.

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