Boston features on a new mobile phone app aimed at guiding those interested in the story of the Pilgrim Fathers.
The Mayflower Self-Guided Tours app turns mobile devices into a personal GPS tour guide of the UK towns, cities and villages connected to the Mayflower.
You can follow in the footsteps of the Pilgrims and explore all the stops on the Mayflower trail at your own pace, learning about the history of the Mayflower and the journey through England and Holland.
The Boston Heritage Trail is a half-day walking and driving trail and points of interest are the Ingram Memorial, Pescod Hall, Pump Square, Custom House Quay, the Guildhall and Fydell House, the Town Bridge, Church Street, St Botolph’s Church and the Pilgrim Fathers Memorial
Highlights of the app include:
Learning the stories behind the places the Pilgrims were from and where they travelled to;
Discovering iconic places on the Mayflower trail – including the Pilgrim Fathers Memorial at Fishtoft;
Detailed maps of the walking tours and routes through the Mayflower destinations;
Alerts when you approach historical point of interests, landmarks, museums, and attractions;
Information about Pilgrim leaders, the Separatists and Mayflower crew;
Pictures of landmarks and attractions on the walking routes.
Mayflower Walking Tours has been released to help mark the Mayflower 400 anniversary year next year and is a must-have for anyone going on a Mayflower tour holiday in the UK or Holland in 2020.
The walking tour guide app contains a trail for each of the towns and cities connected to the Mayflower. They include Plymouth, Southampton, Rotherhithe, Dartmouth in Devon, Harwich in Essex, Boston, Scooby and Babworth in Nottinghamshire, Austerfield in Doncaster, Immingham, Gainsborough, Worcestershire and Leiden in Holland
Download links for the app for Apple and Android phones can be found at https://www.mayflower400uk.org/app