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Archive Art Trails

Gone but not forgotten! These are our favourite art trails from the past, immortalised on the Art Trail Project.

Painted elephant sculpture - flickr/mjk23 (CC BY 2.0)

Elephant Parade: Elefanten, Kunst & Berge

Laax, Graubünden, Switzerland

The worldwide phenomenon that is Elephant Parade, has arrived for the first time in Switzerland with sixty unique painted elephant sculptures.

Bear sculpture standing in front of a shop - © (used with permission)

CHSW Bear Hunt

Bideford, Barnstaple, Great Torrington and Ilfracombe, South West England, United Kingdom

Join Children’s Hospice South West on an exciting Bear Hunt around South West England. Can you find all the 'bears that care'?

Trudy Dog coin collection boxes painted in vibrant colours, placed in front of a bright mural - image courtesy of Blind Low Vision NZ

Paws for Purpose Auckland Interactive Art Trail

Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

Paws for Purpose is an interactive art trail and auction, raising funds for Blind Low Vision NZ, a guide dog charity based in Auckland.

Baron statue in Lincoln

The Barons Charter Art Trail

Lincoln, England, United Kingdom

The Lincoln Barons’ Charter was an art trail around Lincoln, in celebration of the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta.

York ice trail (2020 photo)

York Ice Trail 2023

York City Centre, United Kingdom

Take a Journey Through Time as you discover the frosty streets of York through this annual seasonal art trail.

Gromit Unleashed Art Trail, Bristol

Gromit Unleashed

Bristol, United Kingdom

Gromit Unleashed was a charity art trail that took place around Bristol in the summer of 2013. More than 80 Gromit figures were displayed on the streets of Bristol and the surrounding area.

The Matriarch elephant (flickr/maureen_barlin)

Herd of Hope

Spitalfields, London, United Kingdom

Inspired by real-life orphaned elephants, these twenty bronze statues are migrating across London to raise awareness of conservation of these stunning creatures.

Community Art Trail ceramic in bloomsbury, London

Wellbeing Art Trail

Holborn, London, United Kingdom

This beautiful community art trail takes you on a walk around Bloomsbury in London, showcasing ceramic works made by local young people, on the theme of wellbeing.