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Treasure Hunt Oxford - Towers and Taverns - 2-2½ 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 Oxford

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 Oxford

Have fun seeing Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford

Oxford Castle and Prison a large, partly ruined Norman medieval castle


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Brasenose, Corpus Christi and Trinity College - just three of the prestigious colleges of the University of Oxford you'll discover on this tour

Radcliffe Camera - the beautiful circular dome of the Radcliffe Camera is one of Oxford's most distinctive landmarks


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Turf Tavern - hidden away in a maze of back alleys this historic pub is full of character

St Michael at the North Gate - with its Saxon Tower, this church stands on the site of the north gate through the medieval city


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Divinity School - a masterpiece of gothic architecture this medieval building was built between 1427 and 1483

The Sheldonian Theatre - this majestic theatre was designed by Sir Christopher Wren host concerts, talks and lectures


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Bodleian Library - the main research library of the University of Oxford and one of the oldest libraries in Europe

Carfax Tower - situated in the centre of Oxford this landmark belltower dates back to the 12th century!


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"Bridge of Sighs" - Because of its similarity to the famous bridge in Venice, Hertford bridge is often referred to as the Bridge of Sighs!


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Ready for a different way to discover Oxford?

  • Just £9.99 per person, under 15s go FREE.
  • Enjoy the fresh air and sunshine without all the cars.
  • 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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We hope you'll enjoy exploring the city together and discovering its hidden gems!

Paul & Ian ⚔️

ahoy@captainbess.com

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