Explore William Wordsworth’s life with Treasure Trails Tales
Don’t wander lonely as a cloud, get your friends and take on a Treasure Trail in the locations that inspired the founder of English Romanticism.
To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of one of England’s greatest poets Treasure Trails have gathered Trails which can be found in some of the UK’s most beautiful countryside.
What better way to connect with Wordsworth’s love of nature than to get outside and explore with a Treasure Trail, in locations that inspired his romantic verses:
Cockermouth Treasure Hunt Trail
Start where it all began in Cockermouth, the birthplace of Wordsworth. On this Treasure Hunt Trail poetry lovers will see the bronze bust of the Romantic and explore the fascinating history of the town.
Penrith Spy Mission Trail
Before visiting Ullswater, the location that inspired Daffodils, Trailers can explore nearby town Penrith on a Spy Mission Trail. The former capital of Cumbria, this medieval town still retains much of its medieval layout.
Cambridge Central Treasure Hunt
Discover the university town where Wordsworth studied on a scholarship at St John’s College at the historic Cambridge University. Weave through the ancient streets looking high and low for clues on this Treasure Hunt Trail.
Tintern Village and Abbey Spy Mission
Although Wordsworth didn’t write the famous Tintern Abbey poem whilst visiting the religious site, he did compose the verses in his head on the journey Bristol. This Spy Mission explores the grounds and village surrounding the Abbey.
Grasmere – Ode to The Lakeland Poets Treasure Hunt Trail
Explore the final resting place of William Wordsworth and the nearby Daffodil Garden on a Treasure Hunt Trail. Admire the quaint village of Grasmere and take in the iconic natural beauty of the location.
Treasure Trail booklets cost £9.99 for the downloadable and print at home version or £11.98 (including p&p) for the posted version. They are suitable for groups of up to five and are designed to appeal to anyone with a sense of adventure; from young detectives and budding spies to adults who never grew up.