Secret Stories: Walk & explore

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About this app

Discover fun, self guided, interactive walking tours and experiences with Secret Stories, brought to you by Ordnance Survey - and enjoy staying active and spending time outdoors with family and friends!

Transform everyday walks into mini adventures and activities - with our selection of free and paid** for self guided tours. Explore Secret Stories all around you, from mysterious deaths to scandalous romances, rogue royalty, and so much more - all brought to life through maps, quizzes and interactive challenges.

Why you’ll love our Secret Stories walking experiences:
- No bookings necessary - Simply pick a place to explore whenever, with no need to plan ahead.
- Affordable & fun - Choose mini adventures and walks in local areas, that don’t break the bank.
- 100+ stories & walking tours - From legend and folklore to history, architecture, music and more.
- Easy navigation - Our maps are simple to read, and suitable for all ages.
- Be active outdoors - Enjoy the benefits of being active in nature with family and friends!

Self guided walking stories, tours AND experiences
• Discover interactive self guided walking stories and tours at your fingertips, from 30 minutes to 4+ hours.
• Enjoy being a solo explorer, or turn your tour into a fun day out with family and friends.
• Adults and kids - Our mini adventures cater to all age ranges, so anyone can learn about local legend, folklore, history and more!

Hundreds of walking stories & mini adventures
• From local tours to those further away, explore a range of walking tours and tales across legend, folklore, history, architecture and much more with fun quizzes and challenges throughout.
• From history in Hampshire to spooky tales in Surrey, current locations include Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, West Sussex and Surrey - more coming soon!

Easy to follow maps and navigation
• Our easy maps and navigation system means every explorer can wander effortlessly between our walking stories.
• The live red dot makes following walking routes easy for all types of map readers - from beginners to experts alike!

Search and save tours - locations, categories & more
• Save walks and experiences you want to come back to in your library and search by locations, categories and more.
• Something for every explorer - categories include archaeology, architecture, arts, film, folklore, literature & much more.

Secret Stories - Share your own
• Create your own Secret Stories to share with others in the community.
• Use our quick guide to start spilling stories in your area, from local legend to historical fact or something more spooky!

Our top 10 most downloaded tours:
Whether you want to stay active with some friends, be an explorer with the family, or take a stroll as a solo adventurer - here are some of our most popular secret stories that we think you’ll love too:

• Winchester's Battles, Abba & Stinky Sweets Tour
• Old Lodge Loop
• Dartmoor's Wray Valley Trail
• Malmesbury's Mad Monks and Swimming Pigs Tour
• Guildford's Golden Nuggets
• Ham Hill's Pits of Peril and Rampaging Romans Tour
• Winchester's Saxon Bones and Suffragettes Tour
• Sherborne's Monks & Megastars Tour

** Our premium tours start from just £2.99.

So, what are you waiting for?

Download today to start walking — and discover and share the secret stories surrounding you.

To stay up to date with Secret Stories, as well as all our other ways to enjoy the benefits of being outdoors - follow Ordnance Survey on social:

Instagram: @OrdnanceSurvey
Facebook: @osmapping
Twitter: OrdnanceSurvey
Updated on
Jun 23, 2022

Data safety

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This app may share these data types with third parties
Photos and videos, App activity, and App info and performance
No data collected
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Data is encrypted in transit
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Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

What's new

Minor bug fixes