A family-friendly I Spy Trail has been launched in York.
The permanent walking trail features 22 weird, wonderful and interesting things to spot along the route, and will be a fun way for families to explore the city and spot some of York’s unique sights.
Little Vikings has created the trail as part of a new #LoveWalking campaign.
This comes from Make It York, and is inspired by Welcome to Yorkshire’s #Walkshire. The campaign aims to help inspire local residents to explore the city.
It is part of the celebratory #LoveYork campaign which was launched by Make It York earlier this year.
The #LoveWalking hub will include a variety of themed trails, walking inspiration and tips for exploring York on foot.
Ashley Young, senior marketing manager of Make It York said: “During lockdown, walking has been enjoyed by many as a way to get out for our daily exercise and appreciate all the wonderful scenery on our doorstep and we wanted to celebrate that as part of our #LoveYork campaign.
“We’re encouraging people to #LoveWalking in York this spring and see the city in a new way.”
‘Don’t forget to look up!’
Polly Bennett, founder and editor of Little Vikings said, “For some time we’ve wanted to create a fun, family-friendly walking trail around York to help families to explore and enjoy the city, and it’s brilliant to see it come to life.
“We can’t wait to see families embark on the I Spy Trail and see what they can tick off. Top marks for a full house, and don’t forget to look up!”
The walking hub also includes a variety of other themed trails for residents to enjoy that highlights the best walking spots, and the unique scenery the city has to offer.
Choose from Visit York’s Chocolate Trail to the famous York Cat Trail to the York Selfie Trail which offers a pick of the most iconic photo spots in York. Walking resources from the City of York Council’s iTravel team will also feature on the hub, with walks highlighted for all abilities and ages.
The #LoveWalking campaign is currently aimed at local York residents with plans to promote more widely once lockdown restrictions are lifted and it is safe to welcome visitors back to the city.
To download trail maps and for more information please visit the Visit York website.