A Rift In Time


A Christmas adventure with an (Oliver) Twist!

Inspired by the works of Charles Dickens, our festive 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 beautiful Christmas light displays, enigmatic passages, angel-filled avenues, historic arcades, stunning shops and a host of charming pubs.

With captivating clues to solve and a host of exciting details to get you in a festive mood, you're in for a cracking time.

But beware! Not everything is as it seems and the Spirit of Christmas might be more than just a phrase…

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 limited edition trail!

£ 15.00 per person

Distance 5.2 km
Difficulty 3 / 5
Avg Duration 2.5 - 3 hours
Number of clues 18
Top 15 Leaderboard Times
Start Times: Start any time between 9am-9pm (Mon-Sun)
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Communication Methods
Text Messages
Uses text messages charged at your standard rate (free on some contracts).
Telegram App
Recommended. Purchase up to 5 tickets per team, each ticket adds another phone, everyone can receive clues and answer too. Requires a data allowance on your phone plan.
Recommended. Purchase up to 5 tickets per team, each ticket adds another phone, everyone can receive clues and answer too. Requires a data allowance on your phone plan.

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The great things our great customers say about us.


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


There are some pretty and quirky alleys and buildings, and places in London that we would never have gone down if not for this trail. There are plaques and badges on buildings we wouldn’t have known about Eg where Isaac newton once lived etc. didn...


The trail was great fun and just the right amount of time. Lovely to see lots of Christmas lights displays in London - both ones on the busy streets that I had seen before and some off the beaten track which were the most exciting finds! Some area...


A lovely way to experience Christmas in London! we really enjoyed the story of the route, what a fun day out! :)


You can take extra breaks or come back to your route at anytime. Just continue from where you left off at your own convenience. Handy if the heaven's decide to open! Your team clock will still be ticking, but not everything's a race!
Of course! The fastest way to get setup is to press the "Setup Your Adventure" after you order has been completed. This will take you to the team setup page where you can enter your team name and number and get setup to go within seconds.
If you choose to use Whatsapp or Telegram then up to 5 phones can be connected to one team. The team leader can simply forward their welcome message to each team member who can click the link to join.
You can use Whatsapp, Telegram or Text Messages with our trails. A few trails won't be available via Text Messages as they contain longer text and we've had some reliability issues due to this.
You can receive message on most phone number via SMS (text messages) - which will cost you your normal SMS rate. If you have data, we recommend using Whatsapp or Telegram (free download) which will use your normal Data rate.
  • START: Commence the trail when you're at the start location.
  • HINT: You're at the correct location but don't know how to find the answer.
    (1 Penalty Free)
  • LOST: Got lost on the route? We'll send a detailed path to get you back on route.
    (1 Penalty Free)
  • SKIP: When you're on a set break but ready to move on.
There are time penalties for; incorrect answers, hints and losts. You receive 1 penalty-free of each, but after that you'll have 10 minutes added onto your team time for each use.
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. Easy!
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