York - Ghost Trail
Detective Mystery Trail
Warning: Our Trails are highly addictive (even for parents)!
Are you ready to explore York?
Daring detectives - are you brave enough to take on this curious case?
This self-guided detective mystery explores York's spooky...
- A spooky self-guided detective mystery walking Trail around York.
- 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 mission 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 York Ghost 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 route is friendly for wheelchair users and pushchairs.
Bring your four-legged friends along! Please note that it is a busy city centre, so dogs will need to be kept on leads.
There are some fantastic events in York’s calendar, all of which are great times to visit this beautiful city. 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 York Tourist Information.
There are public toilets available towards the middle and end of the Trail, and the route passes several pubs and a few cafes along the way.
Why not make a whole day of it and take a look inside York Minster or pay a visit to the Richard III and Henry VII Experiences for more of York’s history? You could even extend your adventuring and have a go at one of our other York Trails (The Chocolate and Sweet Trail will make your mouth water) to let out your inner treasure seeker, daring detective or slippery spy!