Story Quest

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Story Quest is a free initiative funded by Sport England. The stories are written for primary school aged children to read together with their parents/guardians and the walks are suitable for all levels of fitness.

You can take part in a Story Quest in:

  • Burslem Park
  • Tunstall Park
  • Westport Lake
  • Ford Green Hall

Robbie Williams comes to Burslem Park!

Just the Ticket characters in Burslem Park

In Just the Ticket, the characters are frantically searching Burslem Park after losing their tickets to Robbie Williams’ planned homecoming gig at Port Vale stadium. They meet a dark-haired stranger in a Port Vale cap who seems very familiar…

If you live within walking distance of Burslem Park, take part in Just the Ticket as your daily exercise!

If you don't live within walking distance of Burslem Park - there's plenty of Story Quest fun you can take part in at home! Check out the Story Quest at Home activities below.

Preview the story here

Story Quest at home

Download these resources to enjoy a family adventure in your own home.

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    The Eggciting Easter Adventure

    Design your own eggstra special Story Quest by hosting an Easter egg hunt in your own home!
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    Write your own Story Quest

    Learn how to create a Story Quest in your own home.
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    The Lost Dog

    Valiant has vanished! Help the gang find their four-legged friend.
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    Zoom to the Moon

    Celebrate International Space Day as the gang find themselves flying through outer space!
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    Make your own mini book

    Learn how to make a miniature book using just paper and scissors - then fill it with a Story Quest!
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    Back to School Superheroes

    Help your child get ready for returning to school with this fun story centred around wellbeing.

Story Quest and coronavirus

Government advice and Sport England state that staying physically active during times of social distancing is important for both our physical and mental wellbeing. Story Quest trails enable you to follow government guidelines in local green spaces.

Story Quest also supports children to access important elements of the National Curriculum including:

  • English – developing reading and writing skills
  • P.E – physical activities
  • Geography – map reading skills and challenges

Story Quest advice

Please remember to:

  • Wash your hands before and after your completing a story, and then again as soon as you get home.
  • Make sure you stay two metres away from anyone who does not live in your house, even if they are friends or family.
  • Do not leave the house if you or any family members are showing any of the sign of the virus.
  • Don’t go into the playground – even if the characters in the stories do.