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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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1st May 2019

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Haiku Challenge!

Treasure Trails Haiku Challenge
Get creative with Treasure Trails!

Can YOU sum up your Treasure Trails experience in just 17 syllables?

We tasked Trailers over on our Facebook page to do just that – a Treasure Trails Haiku!

A Haiku is a poem with 3 lines, 5 syllables in first line, 7 in the second and 5 in the third.

Here’s what they came up with:

Look all about you.
Clues are hidden in plain sight.
Still need help? Just text!    

Beth Barham

The sky is so blue,
Here in sunny Uppermill.
Can you find the clue?

Kelly Strudwick

Bored this holiday?
Have fun with a Treasure Trail.
You’re an Explorer.

Jen Stephenson

Ready to explore?
Release your inner Sherlock;
Find the hidden clues!     

Amy Louise

We explored the town
Cottages, sweet shop, Great Park
Found the hidden sights    

Katie Westwick

I love treasure trails
Fun for all the family 
But haikus are hard!

Liz Rumble

Clues are all around 
Look closely and you’ll see them
Solve the mystery! 

Sean Goodwin

Are you bored at home?
Ready for an adventure?
Buy a treasure trail!

Jack McCabe

Some family fun 
Something for everyone 
And the best team won   

Janet McCabe

Whalley mystery,
Walk past old Abbey, solve code,
Drink in the Dog Inn!  

Doug Goodwin

Kids are home from school
Can’t find anything to do
Grab a treasure map.   

Emma Marszalek

Treasure Trails galore!
Searching churchyards and pathways.
Did you get it right?

Elaine Goodwin

Time for treasure trails 
Mobile phones are in the box
Family fun time!

Tim Stephen

Our first treasure trail
Family memories made
Where is the next one?  

Helen Storey

We went to Windsor.
On our first treasure hunt.
We wil def do more!  

Lynette Kibble

These inquiring minds
Untangle, seeking, finding.
Hearts and souls content.

Ruth Carthew

A couple of our Trail Writers couldn’t resist having a go!…

Can’t win the game cos
I’m a Treasure Trail writer
But can still join in! 

Amanda Ingham

Spring skies reflected
In London’s Little Venice
New Trail, coming soon! 😉 

Kathy Brown

Your turn!

Think you can do better? Add your own Treasure Trails Haiku to the comments below. We’d love to hear them!

NB – A Haiku is a poem with 3 lines, 5 syllables in first line, 7 in the second and 5 in the third.

23rd April 2019

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