TrailTale is a free exploration app offering walking guided routes and a repository of additional attractions in Great Britain. Choose a pre-defined walk route or Explore Near You some of the most fascinating places.
The guided walk routes take you through the most interesting parts of London and a selection of cities, towns and villages, telling you their fascinating stories and rich histories. All walks are FREE and no in-app purchase is required.
These free walking routes can be paused at any time, so you can return to the route when you’re ready. TrailTale gives you complete freedom. Each walk is packed with fun facts, photos, maps, and images. Many of the routes have an audio guide accompanies each point of interest, allowing you to listen while exploring.
Town and village routes are now available and additional ones are added every week. Some of the most interesting places in Britain are now available at your fingertips. TrailTale is suitable for the whole family, with bonus stops and trivia at famous filming locations from Harry Potter to Bridget Jones along the way.
Alternatively, open TrailTale to explore those interesting points available around you. Filter them to your preferences. They available if you walk, or drive in the countryside. Wherever you see an interesting point, stop and read its story, check out the attached photos, and admission info.
- Its completely free
- All the guided walks are available offline (without maps), no need to pay roaming charges
- The walks are developed by local experts
- Easy to pause at any time
- Precise turn by turn walking directions, and easy to recognise Landmarks
- Features locations for the whole family
- Accurate entry information for those attractions that have admission fees or are open during specific times
- Filter the ‘explore’ points based on your preferences
There are 14 London walks focusing on the following themes:
The palaces, members’ clubs and art galleries of 'St. James’s London' (22 sights); South London City Charles Dickens inspiration, Inns and cemetery (28 sights); The Hidden London City in 'Banks to Liverpool London City' (11 sights); The amazing story of the immigration in 'East Meets London City' (25 sights); Westminster, Scotland yard, Harry Potter in 'Governing London' (23 sights); The famous Law Quarters, hidden gardens in 'Inns of London' (25 sights); The Old Bailey, St. Bartholomew’s church, hospital and the Barbican in 'London City of Bars and Barts' (17 sights); The Temple church, St. bride’s Church in 'London of Law and News' (24 sights); Old market, the Great Fire, Harry Potter and Jack The Ripper in 'Towers of London City' (28 sights); Friars, Shakespeare, Mayor and a Cat in 'Livery London City' (20 sights); Covent Garden, old palaces, the Savoy, a smelly lamp in 'Stranding London' (20 sights); Stroll the River Thames from The Tower to Westminster in 'Sweat Thamsing London' (20 sights); Visit London’s most famous village in ‘Highs of Hampstead’ (21 sights); Visit an old hospital, and many famous artists in 'Charming Chelsea' (24 sights).
Outside London visit (*routes coming soon but points are already available using Explore Near Me):
One of the most well-kept market towns with many historic buildings – Saffron Walden; A village famous for its waterfalls, kilns and engine house – Dyserth; A market town famous for its market places, old priory and a great fire – Spalding*; James Harriot town, famous for its castle, rover and medieval remains – Thirsk*; A Devon town with one of the best kept medieval castles, Brutus landing place and a great collection of Grade I listed buildings – Totnes*; A small town famous for its Eel fishing, mills, one of the oldest fire stations – Alresford*; The great village of Goring-on-Thames* George Michael residence, and a collection of pre-Victorian houses; Historic village of Ardwick*; Old mining town of Neston*; The famous Berkeley* town with its castle and residence of Edward Jenner;