image for Themed Trail item typeGeocache TRY IT Trail at London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Themed Trail

Contact

TRY IT Festival

Address

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames,
All towns,
TW & SW

Details

TRY IT Festival is here and so is summer, so it is time to get outside and enjoy the great weather in our parks! What better way to do it is to take part in the TRY IT Trail or Geocache trail to become a professional treasure hunter.

For those that do not know, a geocache trail is when treasure hunters attempt to track down hidden items, known as geocaches, by punching coordinates into a smartphone or GPS device. This game is sweeping the nation with over 2.5 million geocaches hidden around the world and over 6 million players! This event is an opportunity to spend a day with some friends or colleagues while exploring the beautiful parks of Richmond. All you have to do is download the application Geocaching (available for all smartphones) log onto the application, search for 'Try-It Trail' and let the fun begin!

We have hidden numerous clues across the borough. When treasure hunters manage to successfully track down a ‘Try It’ box they are given a clue to the next location until all clues are discovered. There will be prizes for all who participate including an official Rugby World Cup ball! With prizes and a great time for all this is an event not to be missed!

All Geocachers should share their adventure by tweeting pictures to @TRYITFestival!

Make sure you follow @TRYITFestival on Twitter and TRYITFestival on Facebook

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Location

Directions

See location of London Borough of Richmond upon Thames on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TQ 175734  Lat: 51.44764 Long: -0.31045

The Borough is served by South West Trains at the following stations: Barnes Bridge, Barnes, Mortlake, North Sheen, Richmond, St Margarets, Twickenham, Strawberry Hill, Fulwell, Hampton, Teddington, Hampton Wick, Hampton Court, Whitton.
Transport for London tube stations in the borough are Kew Gardens and Richmond on the Disrtict Line and Overground.
The borough is served by buses from Heathrow (490), Hammersmith (33, 391, 190, 419), Kingston (371, 281, 111), Wimbledon (493), Staines

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality