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A Rift In Time - Christmas Lights Trail

£ 15 per person
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A Christmas adventure in London with a winding route through some of London's greatest festive lights.

At the heart of Victorian London you're in pursuit of a mysterious stranger. Is he a victim or a villain? It's up to you to find out. Take on the role of a Dickensian detective, as you try to uncover the truth!

Play as either the good-natured Pip or the dastardly Sikes as you chase the stranger through the city. Along the way, discover enigmatic passages, historic arcades, stunning shops and a host of charming pubs - 20% off food & drink half way around.

With captivating clues to solve and a host of exciting details, you're in for a cracking time. But beware! Not everything is as it seems!

Have you got what it takes to get to the heart of the story and unravel all 16 cryptic puzzles?

Plan your day

Start any time between 9am-9pm (Mon-Sun)

2.5 - 3 hours across 5.2 km / 3.2 miles

Start Location

Oxford Circus Tube Station, Oxford Street, London

End Location

Around Covent Garden.

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The great things our customers have to say about The Secret City


An awesome way to see central London and notice things we've never notice before (even fo…


Very nice way to explore the city. Just the right amount of challenging too!

Matt & Mum

We enjoyed our experience, as we always do. (I think this is our 4th) The only slight di…


So much fun!!

Team Joe

We had a BRILLIANT time. Can't recommend these trails enough. Just so much fun.


Thoroughly enjoyable yet again, some tricky parts but love a challenge! One more game to …


This is the second one we have done and really enjoyed the whole day. the riddles and clu…

3 Musketeers

Was such a great day! Clues were challenging but not impossible. It took us to places we …

Ben's Hens

Great day out. Clues challenging but doable. Fun way to see the city sights!


The trail was great fun and just the right amount of time. Lovely to see lots of Christma…

Abra ca dabra

A lovely way to experience Christmas in London! we really enjoyed the story of the route,…


We enjoyed exploring all the little streets and alleyways that we had never ventured down…

Christmas Girls

There are some pretty and quirky alleys and buildings, and places in London that we would…


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