Some of the Minerva’s Owls of Bath sponsors are offering the chance to win some amazing prizes by solving clues and puzzles. Have you been able to figure out the correct answers to all the ‘Puzz’owls’ on the trail?
Here is a list of the puzzles to be solved, competitions to enter and prizes to be won during the summer trail, which ends on Monday 10th September.
There is also a chance to win The Big Hoot Prize by downloading the FREE Owls of Bath app and answering a question about every owl on the trail. This phenomenal prize includes 2-nights in the boutique Abbey Hotel in the heart of Bath; exclusive hire of the fabulous 12th century thermal Hot Bath with Prosecco package; meals at some of Bath’s top bars and restaurants; a Taste of Bath hamper, a private Bath tour experience with ‘Around and About Bath’, a night’s dinner B&B at the 16th century Swan Hotel in nearby historic Bradford on Avon and a round of golf for four at the award-winning Cumberwell Park – home to real Little Owls!
To download the app and learn more about the Minerva’s Owls of Bath sculpture trail, please visit www.minervasowls.org
The Ys (and Where 4s), sponsored by MHA Monahans,designed by Chris Dawson
The Ys (and Where 4s) is a puzzle owl which demands some scrutiny. Positioned outside Three Abbey Green Guesthouse, the owl is decorated with thousands of letter Ys. Hidden within this design are five imposter shapes. Find these and they provide a clue to the owl’s real name.
If you can correctly name the owl, you could be in with a chance to win a family day out at Longleat, courtesy of MHA Monahans. You can enter the competition here – https://minervasowls.org/owls/the-ys-and-where-4s/
Having a Hoot at Work, sponsored by Interaction, designed by Nat Al Tahhan
Located on Bartlett Street, this doodle style owl, with big, friendly illustrations of creatures, soundbites and patterns, is inspired by the people and portfolio of the Interaction studio.
Can you work out how many owls are hidden within the design? If you can, you will be in with a chance of winning a prize! Send your name, age and answer to firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian, sponsored by Mowbray Woodwards, designed by NYAMACHOMASTAPEACE
Take a selfie with Brian, located on Queens Square, for your chance to win £30 to spend at kids store Spotty Herberts plus Afternoon Tea at The Francis Hotel and Brasserie Blanc. Simply tag #BriantheOwl and follow @MowbrayWoodwards on social media for your chance to win.
Cumberwell Owl, sponsored by Cumberwell Park, designed by Jessica Palmer
Visit this owl in the stunning surroundings of Cumberwell Park Golf Course and take part in their ‘name the species’ quiz. This is a great activity for getting little ones excited about exploring the park’s nature reserve and interested in all the wildlife that lives there, including Little Owls and Barn Owls!
The winner of the competition has a chance to win a colouring book, designed and signed by Cumberwell Owl artist Jessica Palmer.
‘Peckish’ visitors to Cumberwell Park can also get a free owl biscuit with a hot drink and special discounts on Wide Eyes Cider or Perry.
OWL MAPS & APP – To find the owls, pick up your Owls of Bath trail map from Waterstones, Bath Aqua Glass in Abbey Churchyard or the Visitor Information Centre. Alternatively, download the free Owls of Bath app from www.minervasowls.org or via QR codes on each owl’s plinth.
Time to put your wise owl hat on and give the Puzz’Owls a go – it’ll be a hoot!