Out with Monopoly and down with Scrabble! When the kids get bored of board games this Christmas, why not embark on a family adventure in the great outdoors with Treasure Trails instead?
With festively titled Trails in locations across the UK, groups can get outdoors this yuletide season and embody Miss Marple on a Detective Mystery, James Bond on a Spy Mission or Captain Jack himself on a Treasure Hunt.
We’ve gathered the best festive Treasure Trails for you to try during the Christmas break!
Get Festive this Christmastime with Treasure Trails
The perfect time of year for pudding! Visit Pudding Lane with the kids and explore The Monument, Sir Christopher Wren’s commemoration of the Great Fire of London, Leadenhall Market and Fenchurch Street on this Detective Mystery.
This Treasure Hunt follows a circular route within the historic grounds of the Grade II National parks known as The Walks. Whilst searching for Clues, Trailers will take in the St John Evangelist Church and the beautiful landscape of the Norfolk based park. It’s also not far from Sandringham House, where the Queen spends her Christmas so Trailers may be in Royal company!
This Spy Mission follows the star of pantomime making it a perfect Trail to try during panto season! He’s not just behind you on this Trail, you’ll have to search harder than that, exploring The Thames, the Tower of London and magnificent Tower Bridge.
For a truly Dickensian Christmassy day out in Rochester, this self-guided Detective Mystery provides thrills and chills in the search for a murderer most foul! From the heart of Rochester’s historic high street, you’ll hunt high and low, past Tudor town houses and through medieval gardens to the towering Rochester castle.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a tin (or two) of sweets! Indulge in this Detective Mystery which explores the picturesque ‘chocolate box streets’ of York, dive into the famous sweet museum and unwrap amazing stories behind Terry’s, Rowntree and other kings of confectionery.
Sam Willsher 11th December 2019
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