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Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around York - Gardens and Guildhalls

A fun and different way to see York!

Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones.

Spot things other people take for granted!

You’ll learn interesting facts and stories.

Everything is outdoors and you can do social distancing.

per adult from




2 hours


Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Game Link for the Treasure Hunt
    What's excluded :

    • Treasure Hunt York will take you on a beautiful route, and send you to fabulous places, all at your own pace. Because it’s all on your phones, it’s super flexible and there’s nothing to print.
      You'll have a laugh solving the clues and following the maps. Something in a shop window catch your eye? No problem. Take it at your own pace. Even turn it into a pub crawl! Along the way you'll learn interesting facts and stories keeping you entertained.
      By the end of it all, you'll have a great overview of York and what you'd like to explore next.
      It's works like WhatsApp, so it’s easy to use. You don’t need to download or print anything and it doesn’t need any permissions. Plus, you get to start when you want.

      Play together Captain Bess will invite you and your friends to join the hunt. Follow maps Bess sends you a series of treasure maps to your phones, leading you around the city. Search for answers Bess sends you a series of clues and you have to search the city for answers. Don't worry if you can't find the answer right away, you can always ask for hints. Along the way, she'll tell you interesting facts and stories about the things you're spotting.

      Stop At:

      • Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR England
      • Bootham Bar, De Grey House Exhibition Square St. Leonards Pl., York YO1 7EW England
      • York Minster, Minster Yard Deangate, York YO1 7HH England
      • Holy Trinity Church, 70 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LF England
      • Dean's Park, Minster Yard, York England
      • Barley Hall, 2 Coffee Yard Stonegate, York YO1 8AR England
      • 11 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ England
      • Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, York England
    • Departure Point :
      Unnamed Road, York YO30 7BH, UK
      Departure Time :
      Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 5/28/2020 - 10/29/2021
      Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
      • Treasure Hunt York is a fun outdoor activity that’s good for your body and mind! The game does not require you to touch anything in the city other than your phone. There’s plenty of space along the route to keep a safe distance from others.
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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    Organised by Treasure Hunt York

    Activity ID: V-266923P1

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