Weston app exceeds expectations

Published on 17/04/2018

An app, which has been launched to help Weston residents and visitors find historic landmarks in and around the seaside town, has exceeded targets and is the second most downloaded walk and more popular than the Buckingham Palace trail.

The Crumbs City Trail mobile app, which has been launched under the Heritage Action Zone, takes the user on a walking route scattered with clues and trivia questions all based around the history of Weston.

Cara MacMahon, Heritage Action Zone Officer, said:

“We are delighted with the positive response from local residents and visitors. Weston is a treasure trove of hidden historic gems and we welcome anything that highlights the beautiful architecture we have here.”

The ‘Great Weston’ Trail is on The Crumbs City Trails App. To find out more about Crumbs City Trails go to


Crumbs City Trails app is a free download. You will be asked to register and sign in to download the app.

Available from Apple store and Google Play.

The Heritage Action Zone is part of the Weston Town Centre Regeneration Programme that will see improvements to key development sites and infrastructure projects and help to remove barriers and positively encourage investment within the town.

The vision for the town centre is focused around the themes of living, learning and lifestyle, with plans to attract more people to live in the in the town centre creating a lively, university town which will further improve the local economy.