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Try Geocaching in hundreds of acres of countryside

Geocaching (pronounced geo-kash-ing) combines technology with a wonderful outdoor treasure hunt for the digital generation to enjoy the fresh air and walking whilst introducing you to beautiful and interesting locations.

There are thousands of geocaches worldwide and the whole family can discover National Trust locations and events.

Established in 2003 to provide a national geocaching organisation, The Geocaching Association of Great Britain (GAGB) serves as a UK point of contact for geocachers, landowners, the media and others interested in geocaching. GAGB publish ‘Seeker’, a regular e-magazine with UK caching articles, news and reviews. The GAGB will also try to find a local cacher to assist you in your area if required.

Choose a cache and enter the co-ordinates into your GPS, follow your GPS towards the spot then use your wits to find a small waterproof box containing a few varied items, Fill out the log book and return the cache to its hiding place. You are welcome to add to the items especially if you take an existing item from your find. Log the coordinates of your cache find on OpenCaching along with any notes and pick your next one.

OpenCaching is a free website dedicated to Geocaching where you can join the high tech game of hide and seek to search for hidden treasures in the great outdoors.

Sign up your GPS device (or smart phone) to cache near you on Geocaching