Geocache or cache: Whatever
‘treasure’ has been hidden at a registered location
for you to seek! Usually a watertight box with a log book
A Trackable: A special item found
inside a geocache and its travels can be recorded on the
geocaching app through their tracking code. These usually move
regularly from cache to cache and can be ‘checked
in’ to a geocache by a geocacher. A geocoin with a unique
code on it is a trackable.
South West Coast Path National Trail geocoins: These are limited edition, heavy coins bearing the iconic
National Trails acorn symbol which can be tracked via their
unique tracking codes as they move from cache to cache along the
South West Coast Path.
Finds: Simply the geocaches that you have unearthed and logged on your
Geocacher/hunter: You and anyone else
out on the trail of a geocache!
GPS: Global Positioning System –
your smartphone has this technology within its ‘location
As a guest of Brend Hotels, the South West Coast Path is
right on your doorstep, beckoning you for an adventure!
Geocaching is a great way to explore the Coast Path with the
whole family, so why not head out to enjoy stunning views and
the real excitement of a quest, as you hunt for our Brend
How to get started:
1) Download the geocaching app on your smartphone, using your
2) Head to the South West Coast Path with a pen. Download a list
of target geocaches before heading off as there isn't always
signal on the path.
3) Uncover caches using the GPS system, open them up and see
what's inside - sign and date the logbook and record it on
the app. Don't forget to put the cache back where you found
Wherever you find and take the bears, please take a photo of
them and tell us how and where you found the Brend Bears.
Share it on the Brend Hotels
#CoastpathGeocaching, or post them on your profile and tag
@southwestcoastpath and @brendhotels and the hashtags.