Top 10 places to go geocaching

Geocaching is a treasure hunt for the digital generation and is also No.49 on our list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾. Track the co-ordinates on a smartphone app or GPS to find hidden boxes, known as ‘caches’.

A rainbow against a stormy sky with a tree silhouetted above the sunny fields in the foreground of the Clent Hills, Worcestershire

Clent Hills, Birmingham 

How many of the Clent Hills' geocaches can you unearth? There are four caches hidden around this special place in Birmingham for you to discover.

View of the bridge at Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire

Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire 

Bring a smartphone or GPS and take hide and seek to a new level at Clumber Park. With over 20 caches to find, you can enjoy spotting wildlife as you explore the parkland and heath to find the hidden 'treasure'.

A family in a summer meadow using a geocache device

Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion 

Hunt for six caches in this wooded Welsh valley. Look out for birds and butterflies as you search the rolling hills and meadows. If you're lucky you may even spot an otter in the river on your adventure.

A little girl in the Apostle Garden at Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset

Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset 

Go on a modern-day treasure hunt at Lytes Cary Manor in Somerset and see how many of the five hidden geocaches you can uncover.

Newark Park, Gloucestershire

Newark Park, Gloucestershire 

Explore Newark Park in Gloucestershire and you'll find more than beautiful scenery. See how many of the nine hidden geocaches you can find.

Child with black and yellow handheld GPS unit

Polesden Lacey, Surrey 

You can reserve a GPS to use on your trip to Polesden Lacey in Surrey, to help you track down the geocaches that are hidden there.

Two girls looking at a geocache at Roseberry Topping

Roseberry Topping, North Yorkshire 

Use your smartphone or GPS to discover three geoacaches at Roseberry Topping in Yorkshire, and you'll unlock the secret to find the fourth hidden cache.

Visitors finding a geocache box of treasure at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Cambridgeshire

Tyntesfield, Bristol 

How many of Tyntesfield's six geocaches can you find? Round up your friends and family and go on a treasure hunt in this wooded parkland.

Wicken Fen - Geocaching Girls

Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire 

Enjoy our geocaching trail for beginners, as you explore Wicken Fen in search of three geocaches. The three-mile long trail takes around 1.5 hours to complete. You can borrow a GPS receiver with pre-loaded co-ordinates from the Cycle Hire building at Wicken Fen.

Young girl in exploring Wray Castle grounds,

Wray Castle, Cumbria 

Go geocaching through the woodland in the grounds of this mock-Gothic castle on the shores of Lake Windermere. You'll be hunting for eight medium sized caches which end up with a a puzzle. Take in some of the best Lakeland views on your way.


Find a geocache

Go searching for geocaches with National Trust adventurer Leni.