Shadows of Old Town
A trail of puzzles through the Old Town of Edinburgh. Available to play at anytime without start time restrictions. Bring your friends and family together and embark on your adventure. You'll start on Princes Street (just north of Waverley Station); disappear into many of Edinburgh's famous Closes, twisting to reemerge in beautiful parts of the city.
Work together to solve the clues, unlock the path and discover hidden parts of Edinburgh. Halfway you can enjoy a fabulous tucked away tavern near Edinburgh Castle. Warm up and get refreshed before you head back out to continue your journey.
Dive back in to your quest and unravel some more of Edinburgh's history before reaching the next break two thirds of the way through.
Recharge in some local taverns, the first near the midpoint and the second at the two thirds.
|Difficulty||3 / 5|
|Avg Duration||2.5 - 3.5 hours|
|Number of clues||24|
|Top 15 Leaderboard Times|
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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 ...
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.
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...
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.
- 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.