What is the Brickosaurs visitor trail?

Built and presented by BRICKLIVE, Brickosaurs is a unique collection of brick models that features 15 amazing dinosaurs. Each model can be located at a different venue in the city centre.

When does the trail run?

The trail runs from Saturday, 6th August to Sunday, 21st August.

Is the Brickosaurs trail free?

This year we're making a small charge for the official trail map of £1 per map.

When you purchase a trail map you’ll also have the opportunity to enter our prize draw to win a two-night stay in LEGOLAND® Windsor for a family of four (with hotel accommodation at the resort, first-class train travel and private transfers from London to Windsor included).

There is an alternative prize of a £1,000 Sheffield City Centre Gift Card.

For more information about the prize draw (which is optional), see terms and conditions.

Where can I get a trail map from?

You can pick one up from our dedicated "Explorer Central" on Surrey Street (this is Sheffield BID's Unit 1, next to the Winter Garden). You can locate us using Google Maps or by using what3words, we are ///stops.blues.zeal. 

When will maps be available?

Maps are available from Thursday, 4th August to help you plan your roar-some adventure.

What are the opening times for the Explorer Central unit?

Explorer Central will be open for the duration of Sheffield Bricktropolis (6th to 21st August):

  • Monday - Saturday: 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday - 10am to 5pm

What are the trail opening times?

All models should be accessible from at least 10am until 5pm at all participating venues Monday to Saturday. Sunday opening times may vary venue to venue.

Is the Bricktropolis app available this year?

No. This year's trail has a printed trail map which forms the prize entry for the trip to LEGOLAND® or an alternative £1,000 Sheffield City Centre gift card.

Is the trail just for children?

No - the trail is for LEGO® fans young and old! Anyone who loves the nation's favourite brick will enjoy the Brickosaurs trail.

Is there an educational element to the trail?

Yes - children doing the trail will be able to learn more about the original dinosaurs that the models are based on. Each model will be accompanied by a detailed information sheet featuring lots of fun facts.

How do we enter the prize draw?

Purchase a trail map. Complete the trail and return the completed trail map back to Explorer Central (next to the Winter Garden). Post your completed entry form in our special post box to enter our prize draw. Terms and conditions apply.

Do I have to enter the prize draw?

No, that is your choice entirely.

Do I still need to pay £1 for the trail map?

Yes. The price of the trail mail is £1 regardless of whether you opt to enter the prize draw. Sheffield BID is a non-profit organisation and all proceeds are reinvested in our city centre events programme.

Do I need to complete the trail in one day?

The trail is running from 6th to 21st August so you can complete the trail at your own pace. Please remember to return completed trail maps to Explorer Central (next to the Winter Garden) before 5pm on Sunday, 21st August if you want to enter the prize draw.

How long will it take to do the trail?

There are 15 brick models to find located at venues across Sheffield city centre from The Moor to Ponds Forge. It can be done in a few hours or at your leisure over a longer period of time.

Are venues accessible?

All participating venues are fully accessible with disabled access.

Do you have more information on the Brickosaurs? 

There are 15 Brickosaurs models to see on the city centre trail. The information sheet that is displayed with each model can be viewed below. 

I need more information

Please email enquiries@sheffieldbid.com if you have any questions.

Sheffield BID is a not-for-profit organisation and all proceeds raised will be reinvested in our activities to help improve the city centre environment and maintain our diverse events programme for local communities and visitors.

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO®  Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorise or endorse Sheffield Bricktropolis. BRICKLIVE is an independent producer and is not associated with the LEGO® Group.