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  1. If you're curious about the town or city that you're visiting, you'll love our self-guided walks which take you to the most fascinating areas - download them, or we'll post them to you. You'll discover what's important, at your own speed, and level of interest.

    And it's not just the obvious places - we make sure you visit the unusual ones too, with hidden treasures to discover, creating the complete story of the town or city, and revealing the personality of the place you're visiting. Added to this we provide compelling stories about the history around you, whilst you find answers to clues along the way - so you see everything there is to see, and have some fun too!

    Areas covered

    Choose from over 60 locations nationwide. See for a map of locations.


    • Southampton Southampton Town Centre, starting Town Quay Southampton SO14 2AR
    • Durham Durham City Centre, starting Durham Cathedral, Palace Green Durham DH1 3EP
    • Southwell Southwell Town Centre, starting The Workhouse, Upton Road Southwell NG25 0QD
    • Edinburgh Edinburgh City Centre, starting Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill Edinburgh EH1 2NG
    • St Albans St Albans City Centre, starting St Peter;s Church St Albans AL1 3HF
    • Ely Ely City Centre, starting Sacrist's Gate, High Street Ely CB7 4LQ
    • London City of London, starting St Paul's Cathedral London EC4M 8BU
    • Exeter Exeter City Centre, starting Northernhay Gardens Exeter EX4 3RY
    • Stamford Stamford Town Centre, Starting St Mary's Place Stamford PE9 2DN
    • Glasgow Glasgow City Centre, starting Glasgow Central Station Glasgow G1 3SL
    • Stratford Upon Avon Stratford Upon Avon Town Centre, Starting Bancroft Basin Stratford Upon Avon CV37 6YS
    • Harrogate Harrogate Town Centre, starting Valley Gardens Harrogate HG2 0JR
    • Hastings Hastings Town Centre, starting Old Town Hall, HIgh Street Hastings TN34 3DW
    • London City of Westminster, starting St James's Square London SW1Y 4LE
    • Warwick Warwick Town Centre, Starting East Gate, Jury Street Warwick CV34 4EW
    • Henley on Thames Henley on Thames Town Centre, starting St Mary's Church, Hart Street Henley on Thames RG9 2AT
    • Winchester Winchester City Centre, starting Winchester Cathedral Winchester SO23 9LS
    • Hereford Hereford City Centre, starting Hereford Cathedral Hereford HR4 9BL
    • Windsor Windsor Town Centre, starting Windsor Castle Windsor SL4 1LN
    • Kendal Kendal Town Centre, starting Holy Trinity Church, Church Walk Kendal LA9 5AF
    • Worcester Worcester City Centre, starting Worcester Cathedral Worcester WR1 2LA
    • King's Lynn King's Lynn Town Centre, starting True's Yard Museum, North Street King's Lynn PE30 1QW
    • York York City Centre, starting Minster Yard York YO1 7HH
    • Leamington Spa Leamington Spa Town Centre, starting Jephson Gardens Leamington Spa CV32 4LG
    • Aberystwyth Aberystwyth, starting from Cliff Railway Aberystwyth SY23 2DN
    • Leeds Leeds City Centre, starting Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow Leeds LS1 3AA
    • Coventry Coventry City Centre, Starting Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square Coventry CV1 1GS
    • Leicester Leicester City Centre, starting The Magazine Gateway, Vaughan Way Leicester LE1 5XZ
    • Lichfield Lichfield City Centre, starting Lichfield Cathedral Lichfield WS13 7LD
    • Chichester Chichester City Centre, Starting Chichester Cathedral Chichester PO19 1RR
    • Cardiff Cardiff City Centre, starting Millennium Stadium,Westgate Street Cardiff CF10 1NS
    • Lincoln Lincoln City Centre, starting Brayford Wharf North Lincoln LN1 1YW
    • Chester Chester City Centre, Starting Chester Castle Chester CH1 1AN
    • Liverpool Liverpool City Centre, starting St John's Gardens Liverpool L3 8EN
    • Llandudno Llandudno Town Centre, starting Llandudno Station Llandudno LL30 2AD
    • Manchester Manchester City Centre, starting Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street Manchester M4 3DU
    • Marlow Marlow Town Centre, starting Sir William Borlase School, West Street Marlow SL7 2BR
    • Matlock Bath Matlcok Bath, starting Matlock Bath Station Matlock Bath DE4 3NT
    • Newark on Trent Newark Town Centre, starting Newark Castle Newark on Trent NG24 1AZ
    • Newcastle Newcastle City Centre, starting Grey's Monument, Grey Street Newcastle NE1 6JG
    • Bath Bath City Centre: Starting from Bath Abbey Bath BA1 1LZ
    • Norwich Norwich City Centre, starting Norwich Castle Norwich NR1 3JU
    • Nottingham Nottingham city Centre, starting Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, Castle Road Nottingham NG1 6AD
    • Oakham Oakham Town Centre, starting The Buttercross, Market Place Oakham LE15 6DR
    • Oxford Ocford City Centre, starting The Carfax Tower, High Street Oxford OX1 3HY
    • Plymouth Plymouth City Centre, starting Smeaton's Tower, Plymouth Hoe Plymouth PL1 2LU
    • Portsmouth Portsmouth City Centre, starting The Historic Dockyard Portsmouth PO1 3LU
    • Bournemouth Bournemouth Town Centre, starting West Cliff, West Hill Road Bournemouth BH2 5JB
    • Salisbury Salisbury city Centre, starting Salisbury Arts Centre Salisbury SY1 2AT
    • Nottingham Starts: Market Cross, Hall Lane, Colston Bassett Nottingham NG12 3FD
    • Sheffield Sheffield Cirt Centre, starting Victoria Quays Sheffield S2 5SU
    • Conwy Conwy Town Centre, starting Morfa Bach car park, Llanwrst Road, Conwy LL32 8LS
    • Dorchester Dorchester Town Centre, Starting From The Keep Military Museum, Bridport Road Dorchester DT1 1RN
    • Shrewsbury Shrewsbury Town Centre, starting Shrewsbury Castle Shrewsbury SY1 2AT
    • Birmingham Birmingham City Centre, starting from St Philips Cathedral Birmingham B3 2QB
    • Brighton Brighton City Centre, starting from Brighton Town Hall Brighton BN1 1JA
    • Bristol Bristol City Centre, starting Bathurst Basin Bristol BS1 6UB
    • Cambridge Cambridge City Centre, Starting from Parker's Piece Cambridge CB2 1DB
    • Canterbury Canterbury City Centre, starting at The Butter Market, Canterbury CT1 2EG


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    Pricing & Other Information

    £4.99 to instantly download or £7 inc P&P;, for a posted copy.

    Volume discounts apply, and books can be personalised on request.

    Contact us at for details.

  2. Curious About (Lightbeam UK Limited) has 3 reviews with an average of 4.8
    • Quality of Service 5.0
    • Value for Money 5.0
    • What the Kids Think 4.3
    • What the Adults Think 4.7


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    • Fiona, Mum of 2, Skipton

      ‘Curious About’ allows you to buy booklets for a series of walks for children in different towns across the country. The walks show you new things about the towns – even ones that you may have thought you knew very well – and they take you off the beaten track a little. You get given a route with to follow and questions to answer but you can tailor it to the children with you’re with and do as much or as little of it as you like. One example was a walk we did in Harrogate; we took 2 thirteen year olds and a ten year old who was probably the one that enjoyed it the most. We started in the park which was fun for them and the first question was about who created the carving in the park. There are also pictures for the children to match up with sites along their walk to help them find out where things are. The walks teach children lots of new things whilst being fun at the same time. I really like the fact that you get to discover interesting little things and nooks and crannies you may not have known about before.

      Fiona 20 Feb 2015

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    • Judy, Mum to James (16) and Ben (14). Ilkley

      I have used Curious About a number of times over the last few years. They give a great reason to go out walking with children by providing interest and a bit of competition. Curious About gave us a guided walk and to find our way around the children had to spot clues along the way. We have done several walks when away on holiday in Nottingham, Southall, Stamford and York. The boys enjoyed finding their way around without everything being presented on a plate and also the outdoor element.

      Judy 18 Feb 2015

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    • John, Grandfather to 2. Somerset

      I came across ‘Curious About’ - which is an online website for self guided walks. Here, you can either download your own copy to take out on your walk or you can have it sent to you. I downloaded our walk, which was for 4 of us, all in our 60’s, around Bristol recently. I found it was easy to use and we can use it again to walk with my grandchildren, as it is suitable for all age groups. Bargain really! I do a lot of walking, but using ‘Curious about’ actually highlights more of the things you might have missed, for example the history of the area and other things I would never have noticed on our walks. It also guides you safely across the road, it’s really very good. The one I printed off for Bristol gave me two walks both for about two hours; we did one in the morning then had a break for lunch before doing the other in the afternoon. I would definitely used ‘Curious About‘ again; it took all the work out of planning it myself!

      John 14 Feb 2015

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    Curious About (Lightbeam UK Limited) has 3 reviews with an average of 4.8
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Suitable for ages

  • Pre-natal
  • 0-12 months
  • 12-24 months
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Information for Parents

  • Gender: Mixed
  • Operates during: Daily , Weekends , Weekdays , After school , During school , Term time , School holidays
  • Grouping: With others (group, class or team)
  • Number of visits: Day out/one off
  • Disabilities catered for: Physical disabilities

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