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Posted on July 1, 2022

Get the kids outdoors this Summer

A father and son out on a treasure hunt and a family taking a selfie

Photo: The Bath & Wiltshire Parent/Ellen Couzens

School’s out! (Didn’t they only just go back?!) Instead of looking ahead to days of screen time battles, you could try an interactive treasure hunt around York. Let the kids take the lead and have an adventure together!


Posted on May 10, 2022

The Vikings are coming to York!

A man stood in front of a line of Vikings holding shields and weapons

Photo from JORVIK Viking Centre

The city will be full of Vikings between 28th May - 1st June 2022.

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


Posted on April 25, 2022

Ready for a Jubilee Challenge with Treasure Hunt York?

Three intrepid explorers embarking on Treasure Hunt York

Take advantage of the Jubilee bank holidays with Treasure Hunt York. With bank holiday weekends just weeks apart, and games all over the UK- can you and your crew take on the Jubilee Challenge?


Posted on March 30, 2022

Hunt for Treasure this Easter

Friends enjoying a drink together while playing Treasure Hunt York

Do something fun with your four day weekend this Easter. Treasure Hunt York will take you on an adventure around the hidden gems of York (including some great pubs! 🍻)


Posted on March 1, 2022

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 1, 2022

5 ways Treasure Hunt York Makes the Perfect Date

A couple on a date playing Treasure Hunt York

Love is in the air, all you need is love, are you ready for love? (Yes I am- are ya?). What’s an ideal date for a couple of young lovebirds like yourselves? A daring adventure round York of course! Hit the jump to make sure your date goes off without a hitch!


Posted on February 1, 2022

Celebrate Love & Friendship with Treasure Hunt York

Two friends enjoing 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 24, 2022

Breadcrumbs Trails - a treasure hunt from York's past

A mosaic with a reflective marble in the middle

If you’re looking for a fun way to explore York in 2022 , look no further! Our smartphone-based treasure hunts around York have 74 reviews on Tripadvisor and a 5.0 rating.

Look closely at the streets of York and you might notice something unusual…


Posted on January 2, 2022

New Year? New Adventures!

Three intrepid explorers embarking on Treasure Hunt York

January might be a darker and colder month than most - but a smooth sea never made for a skillful sailor! Captain Bess has unearthed the hidden treasures of York and it’s down to you and your crew to solve the clues and complete the quest.


Posted on December 1, 2021

Adventure Together This Christmas with Treasure Hunt York

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

The countdown to Christmas is on - whatever that means these days! Whether you’re driving home for Christmas, or hanging up your stockings on the wall, if you’re stuck for what to get your dad/neighbour/mother-in-law, Treasure Hunt York could be the perfect gift.


“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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