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Set out on a secret Spy Mission with Treasure Trails this Father’s Day (21st June) and help him to crack the code 007 style.
Give dad an assignment to rival that of James Bond and Alex Rider, with over 320 Spy Mission Trails to choose from across the UK. You won’t need a grappling gun or X-Ray glasses to solve these Trails, just a keen eye for clues and the help of your fellow spies.
Lasting around two hours, special agents will need to solve clues on a self-guided circular route of approximately two miles incorporating plaques, signs, statues, monuments, images, engravings or any other unique or eye-catching features. Treasure Trails also provide the perfect solution to responsible, social distancing entertainment.
Top 10 Spy Mission Trails
Here’s our Top 10 Spy Mission Trails for families to embark on this Father’s Day:
York – Clifford’s Tower
Will you take on the challenge and crack the code on a Spy Mission Trail through the historic city walls of York exploring the remarkable Clifford’s Tower and gardens?
Check out this guide if you are looking for places to eat in York with the kids.
London – Mayfair
Embrace 007 life and set out on a mission exploring Bond Street this Father’s Day. This Trail will lead you through the shops of Old and New Bond Street, embassies, squares and gardens ending in Shepard Market.
Cornwall – Perranporth
Dads and little ones will need to be prepared for this Spy Mission which uncovers clues and secrets of the old tin-mining town. Explore coastlines, parks and even woodland before finishing on the cliff tops where a mysterious sundial may form part of the final task.
Oxford – University Parks
This historic university city holds many secrets and you’ll discover them on this Treasure Trail. Work together to solve clues as you follow the River Cherwell to the suburb of New Marston, along Mesopotamia Walk and then around the southern perimeter of the parks.
Newcastle – Fog on the Tyne
Dust off your spy gadgets and get ready for an action-packed adventure! Your self-guided Spy Mission Trail begins at the futuristic Millennium Bridge, and will soon have you delving into Newcastle’s rich engineering history – all whilst hunting high and low for captivating Clues!
Warwickshire – Stratford Upon Avon Statues and Canal
Calling all double agents! Spot clues and work swiftly on this Trail that leads families through Firs Gardens and into the centre of town before heading on to the canal towpaths.
Scotland – Edinburgh New Town
This sweet-toothed Trail needs the UK’s best spies to help stop villainous mastermind Dr D’Astardly. He’s discovered the top-secret ingredients for Edinburgh Rock and is planning on becoming the sole-producer, will you discover the deactivation code before time runs out?
Gloucestershire – Tewkesbury
The Trail starts in Gander Lane, then explores the fascinating High Street before travelling over the river and along the riverside path. It then heads back over the river and through Victoria Gardens, finishing at the Abbey.
Manchester – Castlefield
The word on the street is that a villainous factory owner has created a rain-making machine over the city of Manchester to increase production in his cotton mills. The local spy agency, SWARM, are busy bees tracking down the enemy and need you – our TOP agent – to help!
Somerset – Bath Cake-Tastrophe
There is an evil mastermind in Bath and he’s holding the city to ransom! Exploring this town, famous for its Georgian architecture, agents have two hours to figure out the detonation code, will you take on the challenge?
There are over 1,200 self-guided Trails to choose from across the UK with other themes including Murder Mysteries and Treasure Hunts and enticing titles such as, ‘The Clerkenwell Clown Caper’, ‘York Chocolate & Sweet Trail’, and ‘Lion Hunting in Stoke Newington’.
How to buy a Treasure Trail
Treasure Trail booklets cost £9.99 (plus P&P if required), are suitable for up to five people and designed to appeal to all ages. Trails are also available to buy online and download to print at home and therefore can remain completely contactless.
Win a Treasure Trail of your choice!
To help you explore the outdoors and let dad feel like the ultimate spy, we have a Treasure Trail of your choice to giveaway.
Prize: A Treasure trail of your choice – a self guided treasure hunt, spy mission or a murder mystery walk near you!
To enter simply complete the Gleam widget below, all entries are optional and each one completed will gain you more entries into the random draw.Treasure Trail