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Treasure Hunt York - Fun, Flexible Tour with Cryptic Clues & Hidden Gems
Turn today into an adventure with Treasure Hunt York
Discover York together by solving clues, scouring the city and following treasure maps.
Discover the tranquil Museum Gardens, sneak through snickelways, amble down the Shambles and wind your way through alleys and squares. Treasure Hunt York will take you on a beautiful route.
Spot things you wouldn’t normally notice, like the tiny figure peering down on Ogleforth.
Uncover interesting stories like how “mad Alice” got her name.
Go at your own pace. Fancy relaxing in Museum Gardens? Enjoy! Look out for pretty cafes and tea-rooms to stop in along the route. There’s no rush.
👉🏼 Find out what you’ll discover
Start playing in 60 seconds
It’s all on your phones, there’s nothing to print or collect.
It works like WhatsApp, so it’s easy to use.
When you book you’ll get a link to start your game straight away.
You can rearrange or cancel
We’re flexible. If you change your mind, or you can’t play any more, simply play another day or cancel for free.
👉🏼 Find out more and book your tickets
Designed for adults
The game is designed for adults as well as curious kids around 8 and up.
Younger ones are welcome though you may have to help by interpreting the clues and Captain Bess’ pirate speak.
The whole route is wheelchair and pushchair friendly, avoiding steps or showing step-free alternative routes.
Fun or your money back!
You’re going love Treasure Hunt York.
If you don’t have fun, we promise to give your money back.
Ready to start your adventure?
Start during Museum Gardens opening hours. Finish before sunset.
Check opening times and plan your day at:
- Groups welcome
- Step-free route
- Flexible: go at your own pace
- Dog friendly
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