Geocaching; Modern treasure hunt for the whole family

Are you:

  • looking for a fun thing to do around your cottage with the whole family
  • ready to discover unexpected and beautiful places
  • in need of for a reason to go on a short or longer walk
  • a bit adventurous
  • a bit of a ‘geek’….. ?

Try the modern days treasure hunt called ‘geocaching’

“Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment.”

There are 647,562 active geocaches around the world and there is a big chance that there is one hidden near you or your holiday cottage. All caches are published on geocaching.com where they also offer a google map search. There are for example more than 400 geocaches hidden around Windermere in the Lake District.

Find out how to get started and then we hope to find you out there.

Let us know if you have any questions about or experiences with geocaching! We have some fanatical players here at cottages4you who would be happy to answer your questions!

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