Quirks & Snickets - A playful way to explore the city

Cultural & Theme Tours in York

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Solve a trail of riddles sent straight to your phone, adventure across the city and enjoy two optional pub breaks! Discover the hidden sights and make memories that last a lifetime, a playful way to explore the city. TheSecret.City brings a different way to explore a city’s lesser known sights and areas. A set of cryptic clues takes you on an urban adventure and provide a playful way to connect the city’s hidden gems. Explore alone, on a date, or with friends and family. Testimonials: "Got to see lots of the City and even some parts that I hadn't even noticed before. Would highly recommend the trail if you want to explore.""My family and I loved this trail! The set up is really cool and the roads it took us on were new to me as a resident here." Are you ready for the urban adventure?
Wander the historical county town of Yorkshire, exploring through greenery and stone. Visit some of York's most famous attractions, as well as some of it's obscure quirks. There are two optional pub breaks on this trail; the first is half way around and the second is at the end. Each clue, sent to your mobile phone, leads you to a new location within walking distance. Solve the clue to unlock the next step; hints are available if you need a helping hand. For those with a competitive streak your progress is timed and you’re ranked on our leaderboard, time to challenge your friends!Distance 4.0 kmLocal knowledge 1 / 5Difficulty 1 / 5Duration 2.5 - 3.5 hoursNumber of clues 17 Start between 10.15am to 3pm daily This trail has some gated areas that may be closed if you start outside of these hours. Due to these gated areas the trail is closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

What’s included

  • A trail of riddles sent to your phone; solve each clue to unlock the path, adventure across the city and discover the hidden sights. Choose either Text Messages (SMS) or the Telegram App (Recommended).

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at the pub/bar breaks)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase at the pub/bar breaks)
  • Drinks (available to purchase at the pub/bar breaks)
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