We’re delighted to be launching the newly revised Letterboxing project for the Summer of 2020, renaming it as ‘Photoboxing’. This year there will be no physical boxes to find, but instead you need to take photographs of the answers to your clues. There are still 25 clues to solve, with five walks to choose from around our district.
If you’d like to take part in our photoboxing project then why not check out our Photoboxing video, which explains how it all works.
You must sign up to take part - please complete and return this pdf Photoboxing registration form (78 KB) first. You can purchase the clue and guide book (which includes your 25 club badge) for just £3 per person via the Pay it page. Click on Community Services, Community Health and Photoboxing. Once you have paid for your clue book we will send it to you via email.
There are 5 walks for you to choose from, each with 5 clues to solve, so 25 clues in total. Here are the links to each walk.
- pdf Smith End Green (504 KB)
- pdf Hanley Swan (1020 KB)
- pdf Around Worcestershire Beacon (2.61 MB)
- pdf Upton (1010 KB)
- pdf Madresfield (936 KB)
Is there a recommended route?
The photoboxing routes have all been mapped for you, so you don’t need to worry about
plotting your own route. Simply choose which route you would like to do (see above) and make sure you have the right set of clues ready.
How many photoboxes are there?
There are 5 walks for you to choose from. Each walk has 5 clues to solve, so there are a total of 25 photoboxes to find.
How far from the paths are the photoboxes?
All photoboxes can be found or seen within close proximity to all footpaths and bridleways.
Who is photoboxing aimed at?
Photoboxing is aimed at children and families, but can also be taken part by adults alike.
Where are the nearest toilets?
You will need to check which toilets are open in line with government guidance following Covid 19 outbreak.
What equipment will I need to find the photoboxes?
A compass, OS Explorer maps 190 and 204. Both of which are available to borrow from local
libraries for free or can be purchased on line or in local shops. We also recommend the app GPS OS. You will also need a camera or your phone to collect the answers to your clues.
What do I do when I find a clue?
When you get to a clue you will need to take a photograph of the answer. Save this somewhere safe.
What do I do when I’ve collected all 25 answers?