Are you ready to experience York like never before? Come and visit Treasure Hunt York and immerse yourself in this tour of the City with the help of using your problem solving to crack the next clue and figure out where your next stop is!

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Treasure Hunt York provides a unique way of experiencing everything that the bustling City of York has to offer! Have some fun and uncover the history behind some of the most historical sites around York by solving cryptic clues and following the treasure map!

Unlock the fascinating secrets and history of York in this fun and engaging tour! Receive puzzling clues via your phone from Pirate Bess and follow the treasure maps to your next destination. The route has been thoughtfully designed to include many interesting spots, such as the beautiful Museum Gardens, York Minster, Fossgate, the medieval Merchant Adventurer’s Hall and the mysterious hidden snickelways (ancient narrow lanes and alleyways) that weave through the ancient city. Complete the tour at your leisure – if you’d like to stop for a coffee then please do, you can simply resume the tour whenever you feel like it!

If the weather is bad, the tour is flexible enough that you can switch days to start it! And if it’s really pouring it down, they’ll give you a full refund even if you’ve started the tour. The aim of the experience is to showcase the most interesting parts of York’s city centre in a way that’s enjoyable without feeling rushed or bored.

  • £9.99 per adult
  • 15 and under go free
  • Recommended for children aged 8 and up
  • Tour is approximately 1.5/2.5 hours long
  • Designed for adults and children aged 8+

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