Top-secret agents required!
Spy mission Trails are the ultimate adventure for budding agents who love a good challenge. You'll embark on a top-secret assignment, deciphering clues to reveal an essential four-digit code at the end.
But beware, the mission won't be easy, and you'll have to use all of your spy skills to complete it successfully.
Unlock a new badge
If you head out on an adventure on National Spy Day, make sure you submit your answer to unlock the National Spy Day club badge in your account!
Any answer - right or wrong - submitted through the website at any time on the 10th of April will count, and the Trail can be any theme (although you'll get brownie points if you pick a spy mission!).
Don't worry if you haven't planned ahead - with the download Trails, you can get instant access to adventure.
You can find out more about our Trail Blazer Badges and Footsteps Rewards here.
Using the advanced filter
In the menu, click on 'Buy a Trail' and select the region you'd like to explore or enter a place into the search bar to see all Trails within 30 miles.
Then, click on 'Filter' just above the map. An advanced filter menu will pop out on the left-hand side of the page.
If you tick 'Secret Spy Mission' and submit filters, you'll be able to see all spy-themed Trails in that region. You can even narrow it down to Trail length, type and accessibility too.
Then, simply pick the mission you and your team of top-secret agents would like to try!
Join the Mini Secret Agent Club
Are you bringing some mini explorers (or big kids!) with you on your assignment?
Make sure you download and print the (totally free) Mini Secret Agent Club pack before you set off for some extra activities that will get the youngest members of your team super excited about their mission. They'll even be able to pick out their secret agent name and add it to their ID card!
You'll be given a link to the Mini Club pack on purchase. Click the button below to find out more.
Not sure where to start?
Are you ready to go on a thrilling spy mission, searching for hidden treasures and solving clues along the way? You'll hunt high and low for intel while dodging detection beams, surveillance drones and enemy spies. Plus, you'll unlock fascinating facts and twisting tales as you tiptoe through your chosen location.
There are over 300 spy Trails across the UK waiting to be solved by clever code breakers. Not sure which mission to accept first? Check out our top 10 for exploration inspiration.
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Get prepared with Secret Agent Training
As a super smart agent, you’ll know that you need to be on top of your game, so try our Secret Agent Training Video for an extra pre-mission boost.
Have you got what it takes to be a spy?
Move over, kids - there's a new generation of secret agents in town. Double 0 Gran is on the rise, and we're here to track them down!
Whether you're up for a whole new challenge or just want to prove your espionage skills, take our spy recruitment quiz to see if you'll be accepted onto our spy training course...
Secret message decoders
As long as there are secrets, there’ll always be a need for coded messages! But do you know your pigpen from your semaphore? Or your tap code from your morse code?
Whatever your reason for needing to encode or decode vital information (don’t worry – we don’t need to know!), here’s our helpful guide to cracking those coded messages or creating your own!
Rainy day puzzle compendium
Entertaining kids at home on rainy days without succumbing to 12 hours of screentime can be tricky. While we always say that you don't need blue skies and sunshine for your Trail adventure, we know that stepping outside isn't an option when thunderstorms and yellow warnings are on the radar.
Don't worry - we've got you covered with loads of fun puzzles and activities pulled from the Treasure Trails archives. They'll keep the kids (and you!) entertained while also getting your minds in gear ahead of your next Trail adventure.