Treasure Hunt Edinburgh - The Old Town Adventure - 2-2½ hours

Treasure Hunt Edinburgh - The Old Town Adventure - 2-2½ hours

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£9.99

Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones. Spot things other people take for granted!

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A different way to explore Edinburgh

You’re looking for a fun way to see the sights as well as the lesser known spots.

You love exploring and learning about the place, but big tour groups aren’t your thing.

Introducing... Treasure Hunt Edinburgh

Have fun seeing Edinburgh in a totally different way

Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones.

Spot things other people take for granted!

You’ll learn interesting facts and stories.

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Treasure Hunt Edinburgh will take you on a beautiful tour, and send you to fab places, all at your own pace.

Because it’s all on your phones, it’s super flexible and there’s nothing to print.

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You’ll have a laugh solving the clues and following the maps.

Along the way you’ll learn a few interesting facts and stories to keep you entertained.

Something in a shop window catch your eye? No problem. Take it at your own pace.

By the end of it all, you’ll have a great overview of Edinburgh and what you’d like to explore next.

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It works like WhatsApp, so it’s easy to use

You don’t need to download or print anything and it doesn’t need any permissions.

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Plus, you get to start when you want.

1. Follow maps

Bess sends you a series of treasure maps, leading you around the city.

“The clues and maps are a lot of fun. This is a great way to see the city!”

2. Search for answers

Bess sends you a series of clues and you have to search the city for answers.

“Good banter from Captain Bess who sends you the clues!”

3. Learn some facts

Along the way, Bess will tell you a few interesting facts and stories about the things you’re spotting!”

“We learnt new things and actually appreciated the beautiful scenery as we went around the city.”

4. Play together

Captain Bess will invite you and your friends to join the hunt!

“We had such a laugh and a great day out!”

You’ll see the very best of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle - perched atop an extinct volcano, you’ll marvel at this incredible fortress

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St Giles' Cathedral - this stunning church boasts incredible architecture and wonderful stained glass windows.

The Mercat Cross - an important spot from which public proclamations would be made for all to hear!

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National Museum of Scotland - this distinctive Victorian museum and its striking new building house extensive collections.

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McEwan Hall - the marvellous graduation hall of the University of Edinburgh

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Royal Mile - the heart of Edinburgh’s old town, you'll explore the finest section of this famous stretch.

Greyfriars Kirk and graveyard - a peaceful and beautiful graveyard, complete with graves that inspired JK Rowling!

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Grassmarket - a picturesque market square right in the heart of the Old Town.

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Ready for a different way to discover Edinburgh?

  • Just £9.99 per adult, 15 and under go FREE.
  • Enjoy getting outside in the fresh air and sunshine.
  • Lasts about 2-2½ hours.

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What if the weather’s bad?

If it's patchy rain, you can stop somewhere on the route: the game’s flexible.

If it's really bad on one day, you can either switch which day you play, or even start one day and finish the next.

If it's a total wash-out and you can't get round, we’ll give your money back, even if you've started the game.

Will it be too difficult?

Don’t worry, if you get stuck you can ask for a hint and Bess will get you on your way!

We make sure no-one ever gets completely stuck.

Is it too physical?

It’s 2½ miles walking but you can take as many breaks as you like.

Fun or your money back!

We’re so confident you’ll have fun, we promise to give your money back if you don’t!

All we ask is for a quick phone call to understand why.

Have questions? Get in touch.

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