Detective Mystery Trail
Warning: Our Trails are highly addictive (even for parents)!
Are you ready to explore Scarborough?
Future detectives, we need your help!
Your self-guided detective mystery investigation leads you past the unexpected sights of the seaside...
- A self-guided detective mystery walking Trail around Scarborough.
- Ideal for kids aged 6 - 106!
- 2-mile 'loop' Trail (takes 2+ hours to complete at your own pace).
- Text message service with clues if you get stuck.
- Solve the mystery and be entered into a £100 monthly draw.
- Learn more about where you live or explore somewhere new.
- Download your Trail now for instant fun (or receive your copy in the post)!
The Scarborough Fair Treasure Trail starts at:
We have three super duper themed Clubs for your child to enjoy as part of their Treasure Trail experience.
Perfect for 4-8 year olds, the concept behind the Clubs is that your child will get a bundle of goodies to excite them about their forthcoming Trail experience, something to keep them entertained whilst travelling to and from the Trail, and something to be given on completion of the Trail as a keepsake.
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Before you set off on your awesome adventure, there are a few things you need to know...
The Trail is friendly for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Bring your four-legged friends along! Please note that dogs will need to be kept on leads, including in the gardens.
There are a lot of car parks in Scarborough within easy walking distance from the start. However, during the summer and peak holiday periods, parking spaces can be hard to find, so the Park and Ride is often a better option to save driving around searching for an empty spot.
There are some fantastic events in Scarborough's calendar, all of which are great times to visit this beautiful town. However, you may find that some of the clues on this Trail may become obstructed or difficult to access on these occasions. If you would like further information about event dates, please contact Scarborough Visitor Information.
There are toilets available in the Brunswick Centre, and there is a myriad of cafes, restaurants, pubs and other eating establishments at the beginning and end of the Trail. The gardens along the route make fantastic picnic spots if the weather is nice!
Why not make a day of it by visiting the Rotunda Museum and Art Gallery along the way? You could even challenge yourself to another Trail adventure to uncover more twisting tales about this amazing town!