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Posted on February 24, 2023

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, 2023

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 1, 2023

New Year? New Adventures!

Three intrepid explorers embarking on Treasure Hunt York

Here’s to new adventures in 2023 with Treasure Hunt York! Are you ready to assemble your crew, get outside, and see York in a whole new way?


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 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 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 2023 , 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 August 17, 2021

Fancy yourselves as a family of sleuths?

A family out exploring York on Treasure Hunt York

The summer’s in full swing and it’s lovely to see York coming back to life, especially with the recent sunshine! If you and your family are embracing “the year of the staycation”, how about trying something a bit different during your break?

Prove your smarts with Treasure Hunt York! It’s the perfect way to see the sights, while solving cryptic clues together!


Posted on March 16, 2021

Get the kids outdoors this Easter

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

Photo: The Bath & Wiltshire Parent/Ellen Couzens

The Easter holidays are here but it feels like the kids have only just gone back!

You don’t want another two weeks of being stuck indoors looking at screens the whole time.


“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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