Please Note: Due to a technical reason, Yorkshire Wolds Secret Art is temporarily out of action. Please watch this space for exciting news and updates on Secret Art’s progress.

What is Secret Art?

Traces App - Animation

What is Secret Art?

From the Humber Bridge at Hull, follow the Yorkshire Wolds Way to Filey Brigg. Along this route you will find Secret Art.

Unlock Secret Art along the Yorkshire Wolds Way, where poetry and paintings float in the landscape just waiting to be discovered. Inspiration to be had and prizes to be caught when you walk, explore and uncover Secret Art. Join us and be inspired by the beauty of the Trail. Upload your own paintings and poetry to create a virtual gallery in the landscape.

Discover poems chosen from the Yorkshire Wolds Poetry boxes, written freely by walkers and narrated by Phil White. Enjoy the fresh air, the perfect way to improve health and wellbeing whilst enjoying culture and exciting new technology.

Download the Traces App

Step 1: Download the App

Use the map to discover Secret Art and Poetry locations.

Go Outside and Explore

Step 2: Get Outside and Explore

Follow the map on your mobile device and the Yorkshire Wolds Way signposts to find Secret Art locations.

Discover the Magic

Step 3: Discover the Magic

Pop open floating bubbles of Secret Art waiting to be discovered.

To get the best experience out of Secret Art, you need a map of the Yorkshire Wolds Way route. You can find the route on OS maps, purchase the Yorkshire Wolds Way Guidebook, or see the route online at:

The Secret Art Trail has been tested using the phone network EE. Coverage for other networks may vary – please check your network coverage before you set out!

Explore the Yorkshire Wolds Way

Explore the Wolds

Amazing landscapes: explore the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds Way.

Rose Horspool - Yorkshire Artists

Yorkshire Artists

Creating Secret Art for you to discover.

Listening, Looking - Audio Poem by Ian McMillan

Listening, Looking

Ian McMillan’s New audio poem, exclusive to Yorkshire Wolds Secret Art (photograph © Adrian Mealing).