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FAQs

How do I find the ginger bread statues?

You can find the ginger bread statues by visiting the trail page on the website. Each ginger bread statue has a location and an address, along with a link to google maps if you need extra help.

Do I have to find all 10 ginger bread statues?

YES! If you don't find all 10 ginger bread statues then your entry into our competition won't be valid. 

When does the event start and finish?

The Ginger Bread Christmas Trail starts on the 18th November and closes on 7th January 2024.

Are the ginger bread statues indoor or outdoor?

All of the ginger bread statues are located indoors.

Do I need a smart phone to complete the trail?

The Ginnger Bread Christmas Trail is best completed by using a smart phone to scan QR Codes. It also shows you the locations of the ginger bread statues. However if you don't have access to a smartphone or the internet, you can complete the trail using one of the printed booklets.

What is a QR Code and how do I scan one?

Each ginger bread statue has a QR Code - A square, black and white code that you scan with a smart phone. To scan the code most phones will let you use your camera app. You simply open your camera app and point it at the QR Code. It will then bring a link onto your screen and you tap the link to access the ginger bread character on our trail website. If your camera app does not scan QR Codes, then you can download a QR Code scanner from the App Store - there are lots of free ones available.

Do I have to find all the ginger bread statues in one go?

No, you don't have to complete the ginger bread trail in one session. Your progress is automatically saved and the trail can be completed over a number of days. Just make sure to find them all before the competition closes on the 7th January, otherwise it will not be eligible for the prize draw.

Who has organised this competition?

The Ginger Bread Christmas Trail has been created by the Wolverhampton BID Company. 

Will this trail work on any phone?

For the best experience, we recommend that you make sure your mobile device is running the latest version of it's Operating System. On Apple devices, the ginger bread trail website supports OS 14.1 and later. 

My camera app isn't scanning the QR Codes. What can I do?

If your camera app does not have the functionality to scan the QR Codes, you can download a QR Code Scanner app from your devices App Store. Some of these will be free with adverts and some will charge a fee to download them. Alternatively you can complete the trail using one of the Ginger Bread Trail booklets.

How do I play the Instant Win game?

There are 20 instant win points around the city centre and everyone can play this game to try and win an Enjoy Wolverhampton Gift Card, pre loaded with values of £5, £10, £25, and £50. There are 100 gift cards to be won. To play you simply have to scan the code on the Instant Win point, register to play and then see if you are a lucky winner. This is a one time play - once you have scanned a code, you can't play any further Instant Win points.