Yorkshire Times
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2:00 AM 16th July 2022

National Picnic Month : Celebrate With A Treasure Trail in Yorkshire

Image by Esther Merbt from Pixabay
Image by Esther Merbt from Pixabay
July is National Picnic Month making for the perfect excuse to get outside in the glorious Yorkshire air to celebrate long summer days with friends and family.

With so many hidden gems, and much-loved favourite
spots across the county making for perfect picnic spots, here are some Treasure Trails for those who fancy incorporating a little adventure to build up an appetite for their summer picnic moments. 

With over 120 Trails to choose from across the county, each Trail takes around two and a half hours to complete, so once suitably tired out, adventurers will be well deserving of a picnic retreat.

Here are a couple of the most popular Yorkshire Trails with perfect picnic spots below.  

Thirsk Trail - The Trail starts and finishes in the market place and takes you around Thirsk, taking in riverside paths and exploring the site of the old castle. you will also pass many key historical points of interest around the town where the author behind James Herriot practised as a vet.

Doncaster Trail - The circular Trail route starts in the middle of Doncaster and shows you many different sides to this city of many faces. You'll be solving clues via the theatre, museum, park, market, minster and old Roman fort so there's plenty to discover!

Barnsley Trail - The circular Trail route starts outside the iconic Town Hall building and leads you on a quest to solve the clues via streets, lanes and alleys old and new. Discover history and industrial heritage alongside newer developments and sculptures as you complete your mission.

Beverley Trail - This circular Trail starts at the railway station and takes you around this bustling 1300 year old town. The route takes in the rich Georgian and Victorian architecture, the stunning gothic Beverley Minster and the medieval St Mary's church, one of the oldest in England.