School’s out for summer!

It’s the first weekend of the trail and we hope lots of you will be out and about searching for our flock. Here are some top tips to plan your adventure across Newcastle:

Download the App 📱

Download the official App by searching ‘Shaun on the Tyne’ in the App Store or Google Play Store or click the buttons below.

Share your photos with us! 📷

You can upload photos direct to our App or post your Shaun selfies on social media and tagging us in them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Don’t forget to use our hashtag #ShaunOnTheTyne.

Get your Map! 🗺️

Pick up a printed map from one of our vendors across the region or download our digital trail map below.

Download your digital trail map

Use public transport 🚌

Public transport is a great way to get around the trail!

Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel free with an adult on Tyne and Wear Metro and Arriva North East buses and its just £1 per single fare for under 21’s on Go North East buses.

Input the 4-digit code to unlock our flock 🐑

Remember to input a 4-digit code for each big Shaun and one per Little Flock to unlock rewards and milestones.

Just look at the plaques to find your code!

Protect our Flock! 💛

Please remember that our Shauns love visitors and cuddles, but we ask that you don’t sit on them, as this can cause damage.

Please help us to #ProtectTheFlock

We’s also love for you to drop in ands meet the team at our trail HQ at Newcastle Civic Centre. It’s open Monday – Friday from 9am – 4pm and inside you’ll find a baa-rilliant range of merchandise, perfect for gifts to just to treat yourself. Our range is also available online here and at our St Oswald’s Hospice Shops at Jesmond and Kingston Park.

Don’t forget, if you fall in love with Shaun, there is a chance to win your very own sculpture to keep forever! Play our Super Shaun Raffle and you could be lucky winner!

If you are inspired by the work of St Oswald’s Hospice and want to take on the trail to make a difference, why not become a Trail Champion and get sponsored to complete Shaun on the Tyne?

Anyone who raises funds will receive a Trail Champion certificate and medal and those raising over £100 will get a family ticket to our Farewell Event at the end of the trail Find out more here.

We hope ewe have lots of fun making magical memories with our flock this summer. Thank you for supporting St Oswald’s Hospice’s patient and families.

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