A Play on Words (Multi Puzzle Cache)
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This is a multi-cache set of six caches placed on a roughly three and a half mile circular walk around the Ilmington and Larkstoke area. There are a couple of steep banks that need negotiating, but nothing too difficult in all.There is a large parking area for which the co-ords are below.
There are five puzzle caches which need to be solved in order one by one. Eventually when you have solved them you will be at the end of the walk where the large sixth and final cache with all the stash in can be found. The co-ordinates for the first cache are above and once located, inside the cache will be a puzzle and a locked pencil case containing the co-ordinates for the next cache. Once the puzzle is solved you will be able to open the word lock on the pencil case and retrieve the co-ordinates.
All of the caches will have a different puzzle in each, but all will be able to be done at the cache site. You will need to solve each puzzle to open the pencil case word lock,and inside each pencil case are the co-ordinates to find the next cache. Please take care with the locks also, as they can be reset a little too easily sometimes, as I found out myself!.
There is a cache hint on each of the co-ordinate sheets, which if required, you will have to decrypt it. The code decryption is on the sheet as well.
YOU WILL DEFINITELY NEED TO TAKE A PEN AND NOTEPAD WITH YOU FOR SOME WORKING OUT.
The walk itself starts from the parking area up the slight incline to the first cache. If you stick to most of the paths,(and sometimes the road), you will end up doing the circular walk back to the parking area.
Just in case you might take a wrong turn, here are a few instructions to keep you on the right track. From cache number one to number two is straightforward, but from two down to three you need to take a left at the path crossroads ahead. From number three cross over and turn left until you come to an alley with a crossroads of footpaths, from here you need to take a left turn. Cross the road and go up the footpath opposite(not the road to the left),which leads up the bank,and once you get to the stile, take another left up another bank. From number four carry straight on the footpath which undulates. It is difficult to see where the footpath goes from one of the gates, but continue straight up over the bank and down to the gate and up yet another bank. When you get to the gate, take the left path up through the wooded area. From number five continue up the path to the road, take a left onto the road and continue up it until you eventually come to a bridle path/footpath gate on the left,just past the building. Go through the gate and down the bank.
I’ll say no more after that or it might give too much away for the final cache hide!.
We have made the final cache a well stocked one and would like to hope that people can trade fairly. All the best and we hope you enjoy the cache.
PLEASE NOTE,CAN YOU SAVE ANY COINS,TB’S OR GIFTS FOR THE FINAL CACHE, AS THE OTHER CACHES JUST CONTAIN A PUZZLE AND CO-ORDS FOR THE NEXT CORRESPONDING CACHE IN THE SERIES.
Congratulations to wrighty ftf.
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