Edinburgh's
Secret Walks

An interactive treasure hunt-style walk through Edinburgh's secret places that most miss.

Solve a trail of clues sent to your phone.

Decipher the path to hidden gems within walking distance.

Experience magical pubs and cafes en route.

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Walks To Discover Secret Edinburgh

Discover places you never knew existed and find new sights on well trodden streets. Our games provide an immersive environment to discover the secret places of Edinburgh.

Uncover Edinburgh's Hidden Gems

Solve clues to unlock your secret walk through the city. Each clue guides you to hidden gems within walking distance.

Suitable For All Teams

Fun for all ages and a great activity for families, team building, corporate events, hen parties, groups of friends and even dates.

Your Urban Adventure

Assemble your team of friends, family, colleagues, a date...

Once your tale starts you’ll unravel cryptic clues to unlock the hidden path to a location within walking distance.

Search for sights on and off the beaten track, discover the hidden gems. Earn yourself a halfway break in a fantastic local pub or cafe

“Just like an outdoor escape room, but better, with pub stops!”
“A lot of fun - we've done a lot of these and this was up here as one of the best
“Fabulous way to explore and discover our city. Would absolutely recommend this!”
“Absolutely brilliant fun and so informative away from the crowds.”

Your Snaps

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How It Works

Each cryptic clue is a series of directions, followed by a question to be answered.

On your route you'll see sights that are mentioned within the clue so you'll know you're on the right path!

The last step of the clue will require you to search for an answer at the end of the directions.

Edinburgh Treasure hunt phone messages

    Get Started In Edinburgh

    Pick Your Trail

    Choose your city and find the perfect trail for you

    Securely Pay

    Use Apple Pay, Google Pay, Paypal or Bank Card

    Let's Go!

    Enter your team details and off you go!

    (4)
    £ 30.00 £ 40.00 per team

    What You Say

    The great things our great customers say about us.

    Edinburgh Treasure Hunt

    This was our first ever hunt and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Got lost a few times & it certainly isn’t for anyone with bad knees but what a great way to see parts of Edinburgh we probably wouldn’t have seen otherwise. We took in a few lovely bars ...

    Edinburgh Treasure Hunt

    We had good fun doing this learnt a lot of new facts on the way. Took us 2 1/2 hours good way to discover new things about Edinburgh.

    Edinburgh Treasure Hunt

    Great afternoon doing this during lockdown we walked for miles and even though are Edinburghers we still learned things we didn't know. I would have given 5 stars but for the fact we got central library as a penalty even though we posted it with a...

    Edinburgh Treasure Hunt

    Absolutely brilliant cleverly thought out and took as to some of the most beautiful parts of edinburgh. D definitely recommend for tourists or edinburgh locals like us.

    Our Guarantee

    Simply; If you don't have a great time on our trail, let us know why and we'll give you your money back in full.

    Team Ideas

    Friends

    "Really enjoyable. Nice way to walk around York and see things we otherwise might have missed. The text message system for clues worked really well too"

    Family

    "My family and I loved this trail! The set up is really cool and the roads it took us on were new to me as a resident here...Overall it was a really great time! Thank you very much!"

    Tourist

    "Really fun! It’s a great way to see London with different eyes. Cheers to alternative tourism! Can’t wait for new trails in the city!"

    Hen / Stag Do

    "The perfect activity for the perfect day. A nice way to organise the day, great to have pub stops on the route too! :)"

    Office Team Building

    "We used the secret city tour as a team bonding exercise. It was a great way to get to know people you don’t work with directly. We all met in the pub at the end of the tour for a well deserved pint! - would definitely recommend for an away day!"

    Birthday

    "I was bought a voucher by a friend and didn't really know what to expect. We had a brilliant time working our way through the clues in York. Think I'll buying them a voucher for their birthday too!"

    Christmas Event

    "A great way to get the team out of the office, our comeptitiveness came out as our teams raced around solving the clues. Fantastic idea to have pub stops to meet up with each other and have a drink."

    Date

    "Amazing experience, perfect for a date definitley something different that’s worth trying. Will be trying another one in a different city!"