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Posted on July 17, 2024

Concert in Museum Gardens

Flowers and St Mary’s Abbey ruins in Museum Gardens

Jack Savoretti, the Sugababes and and others are playing in four days of concerts in Museum Gardens this July.

The gardens will close in the early afternoon, preventing access to Treasure Hunt York’s starting point.

To play, make sure you start early before the gardens close.


Posted on February 28, 2024

Treat Mum with Treasure Hunt York this Mother’s day

A family playing Treasure Hunt York together on Mother’s day

It’s that time of year again, looking for the perfect way to show your mum how great she is. Give her the perfect gift this year—an afternoon with you! Put the chocolates back on the shelf and add a Treasure Hunt York game to your basket.


Posted on February 10, 2024

The Vikings are coming to York!

A Viking with a shield, a flaming torch and a woman standing in front of Clifford’s tower at night

Photo from JORVIK Viking Centre

The city will be full of Vikings between 12th - 18th February 2024.

It may be difficult to follow the exact route that Treasure Hunt York takes you.


Posted on February 1, 2024

Celebrate Love & Friendship with Treasure Hunt York

Two friends enjoying a coffee on a break playing Treasure Hunt York

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate friendship? Let Captain Bess take your crew on an unforgettable adventure!


Posted on January 1, 2024

New Year? New Adventures!

Three intrepid explorers embarking on Treasure Hunt York

Here’s to new adventures in 2024 with Treasure Hunt York! Are you ready to assemble your crew, get outside, and see York in a whole new way?


Posted on December 1, 2023

Adventure Together This Christmas with Treasure Hunt York

A gift voucher for Treasure Hunt York on a table covered with Christmas decorations

Whether you’re driving home for Christmas, hanging up your stockings on the wall, or enjoying a sleigh ride together with your loved ones Treasure Hunt York is a great way to spend a festive afternoon. And if you’re stuck for what to get your dad/neighbour/mother-in-law, Treasure Hunt York could be the perfect gift.

Even if you know your Shambles from your Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Way Captain Bess’s map will guide you to some treasures hidden right under your nose!


Posted on November 1, 2023

Unwrap Adventure with Treasure Hunt York this Christmas

A group of friends walking away from a Christmas market on a treasure hunt

Need a little Christmas? Right this very minute? Treasure Hunt York might just be your new favourite tradition! With twinkling lights and Christmas markets appearing around the country, could there be a better time for seeing a new place, or a very familiar place in a whole new way? Looking for a unique Christmas gift? Read on to find out about our vouchers.


Posted on October 1, 2023

Look at York differently this Autumn 🍂

A hand holding a phone playing Treasure Hunt York with a tree with orange leaves behind.

Autumn is a special time to enjoy York: the scenery looks spectacular, the trees are turning yellow and orange and the crisp blue days are perfect for exploring. Plus, without the summer tourists there’s a little more space to enjoy the city!


Posted on September 1, 2023

Start a New Adventure with Treasure Hunt York

Students sat on steps outside university getting ready to play Treasure Hunt York

Just landed for your first term in York? Back after a long summer elsewhere? Treasure Hunt York is a great way to get to know your new home town. Ideal for Freshers, we’ll take you to all the coolest spots in just an afternoon.


Posted on August 1, 2023

We’re ALL goin' on a Summer Holiday

A group of friends playing treasure hunt

The UK is BURSTING with amazing places, people and things to do. Having a Great British adventure this summer? With Treasure Hunt York you’ll see some of the best bits, and hidden gems that York has to offer. Whether you’re travelling for miles or minutes, grab your shipmates and keep reading!


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“We thought the clues were pitched at the correct level, not too easy and made you look very closely at your surroundings, without being impossible to solve.
We had a fun day exploring York with a few pit stops for refreshement between clues.”

—Grendel46, Tripadvisor

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Text us: 07380 309380

Gardens and Guildhalls starts from:
York Observatory, Museum Gardens, York, YO30 7BH

Play our second game in York: Walk the Walls