Quirks & Snickets - A Treasure Hunt Walking Tour in York - The Secret City

3 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Immerse yourself in historic sights and obscure quirks as you solve riddles and progress on your treasure hunt style adventure. Once your tale starts you’ll unravel cryptic clues to unlock the hidden path to a location within walking distance. Decode the clue and search nearby to find the answer. All on your mobile phone. --"We had a great time, seeing some interesting hidden gems and generally 'observing' more than you normally do!" --"This was great fun for a sunny day out! Right mix of hard and difficult questions and a good walk too :)" --"A lot of fun - we've done a lot of these and this was up there as one of the best" --"Just completed the York trail - great fun walking round the city!! Really enjoyed it thanks." --"Thank you so much it was great to be honest!" --"Was great fun and a good way to see the city"

Itinerary Details

Operated by: The Secret City by CityDays

A cryptic trail through the historical county town of Yorkshire. Gather your team and get exploring! start in the bustling St Helens Square and work your way through snickleways admiring York's wonderful quirks. Work together to solve the clues, unlock the path and discover hidden parts of York.

There is one comfort stop on this trail: Halfway you can enjoy an amazing tucked away tavern near Shambles, or a great little cafe around the corner. Complete the trail to uncover another top notch pub where you can kick back and relax.

Distance: 4.0 km
Local knowledge Required: 1 / 5
Difficulty: 2 / 5
Avg Duration: 2.5 - 3.5 hours
Number of clues: 17

How it works:
Each clue, sent to your mobile phone, leads you to a new location within walking distance. Solve the clue and search for the answer, reply with the correct answer to unlock the next step. Hints are available if you need a helping hand and you can also receive messages if you're lost.
Have a competitive streak? Your progress is timed and ranked on our leader board, time to challenge your friends!
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