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A Rift In Time

£ 15 per person
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An urban London adventure with an (Oliver) Twist!

Inspired by the works of Charles Dickens, our trail takes you to the heart of Victorian London 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 him 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? Find out now by booking a place on our trail!

Ready? Book your team today

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

#polidiotas Review Image

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

Matt & Mum Review Image

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

MFOD Review Image

So much fun!!

Team Joe Review Image

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

Lockdown Review Image

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

Lovecraftians Review Image

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

3 Musketeers Review Image

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

Ben's Hens Review Image

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

Goldilock Review Image

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

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

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


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