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Trails to enjoy this Spring

We love a good trail and I have noticed more and more places now offering some form of trail for families to enjoy. I have decided to keep this post and just update it to suit the seasons.

Spring is almost here so I have found some wonderful Spring trails.

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Spring Trails

Until 31st March Montgomery Bonbon Museum mystery trail at Kirkleatham Museum

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Teddy Trail & Superworm Trail - Kirkleatham Museum On Now! Free to take part

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Kirkleatham Museum

Teessaurus Park Trail - Follow the circular walk around and scan the boards next to the life sized Dino Sculptures! Now has a playpark too. Permanent Trail

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Teessaurus Park

Sunderland Sculpture Trail - Grab a leaflet from National Glass Centre Free Permanent trail

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Sunderland Sculpture Trail

Zog Trail with Forestry England - Hamsterley, Kielder, Guisborough Forest.

Download the App for free and Join in with this interactive trail. You can also purchase a bag with extra activities in for £4 Open Now!

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Zog Trail

Plessy Woods Sculpture Trail - On Now

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Plessy Woods

Hardwick Park Sculpture Trail On Now -

6 wetland inspired Oak sculptures have been dotted around the park for you to find. Start at the parks visitors centre and collect an activity booklet.

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Hardwick Park

Snowdrop trail - Howick Hall Not an actual trail but you can follow a path of snowdrops. You can download spotter sheets from the Woodland trust website to take with you (they sometimes have these sheets in the ticket office at Howick) On Now

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Howick Hall

Nature trail at Derwent Waterside Park On Now

Find the hidden letters to receive a prize from the visitors centre

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Derwent Waterside Park

Thornley Wood Sculpture Trail - On Now

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Thornley woods sculpture trail

Where the wild things are - Stories and trail at Hardwick Park 15th-18th March

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How to spot a dinosaur at Hardwick Park 19th & 22nd

Outdoor discovery session for younger children involving craft activities, stories and interactive park trails.

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Love Exploring App brings to life the trail at Hardwick Park

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Hardwick Park

Signs Of Spring Trail - Durham Botanic Gardens 1st - 30th April

Pick up a spotter sheet from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the garden.

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Durham Botanic Garden

Weetslade Spring trail 1st-16th April

Download your map and enjoy some springtime family fun!

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Credit Weetslade NWT

High Force Waterfall Easter egg trail 1st - 16th April

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High Force Waterfall

Bunny hop Trail in the Deer park at Raby Castle 1st-16th

Head out on an adventurous Easter trail around the deer park

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Raby Castle

Paxton House Spring trail - 1st April - 14th May

Follow the bunnies around the grounds and crack the codes to find out what has been hidden. More Info

Paxton House

Easter Trail at Crook Hall NT as part of the Easter Egg Hunt - 5th-8th April

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National Trust have also announce Egg Hunts/Trails at all properties which include

Gibside, Cragside, Wallington, Crook Hall, Souter Lighthouse and Nunnington Hall

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National Trust

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