Treasure Hunt Manchester - The Grand Adventure - 1½ - 2½ hours

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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 Manchester

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 Manchester

Have fun seeing Manchester 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 Manchester 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.

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 Manchester 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.

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 Manchester

Sackville Gardens a peaceful garden close to the main stations, housing some curious artwork.

Canal street the city's vibrant gay district, it's an amazing place to party.This is the treasure hunt you’ve been looking for

St Peter's Square a beautiful public square, home to the Central Library and back of the Town Hall.

Deansgate & Castlefield a peaceful area by the canal, with nice waterside pubs. This is the site of the original Roman fortress.

St John's Gardens an oasis in the bustling city, it's so well hidden you could easily miss it!

John Rylands Library a spectacular library built by an eccentric Cuban widow.

Albert Square a bustling square in the shadow of the mighty Town Hall.

Ready for a different way to discover Manchester?

  • Just £9.99 per person for 2½ hours of fun.
  • Lasts about 2½ hours if you take the recommended breaks.
  • There's a toilet & drink stop about an hour in

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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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