Text Quest: Explore Salisbury by solving clues from your phone!

If you are always on your phone this activity is for you! Let your phone take you on an adventure around Salisbury with Text Quest; a fun and unique way of exploring the city. Your team will receive a clue to your phones with directions to a place and a puzzle to crack. Reply with the right answer, then get the next clue. Your team’s time is shown on the leader board, so you get bragging rights if you are fast! Do you have what it takes to solve the clues?

Why try Text Quest?

If you're looking for a fun way to explore the city, this is the perfect challenge for friends and family to compete in all from the ease of your mobile phones!

There are 2 quests to complete in Salisbury :

Delightful Salisbury: This stimulating quest will take you around some charming parts of Salisbury and will introduce you to its importance in history, as you untangle the clues. This quest has 21 clues and takes up to 2 hours, depending on the speed of the group.

  •  £16 per team

Solve the Salisbury Bank Robbery: This exciting quest will lead you around the Salisbury you know and the Salisbury you don’t. You will enjoy exploring the city as well as outwitting a gang of bank robbers. This quest has 20 clues and takes up to 2 hours,

  • £16 per team

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