The Drowned City
History and mythology collide in this tale of ancient York. Meet a Roman Emperor, a Norse monster, and a Greek sea goddess. Riddle your way through fact and fiction, as you try to save the city from certain doom. Along the way, discover stunning buildings, historic statues and taverns fit for Caesar himself.
There are three optional pub/cafe breaks on this trail; each one a third of the way around.
p.s. Previously called The Great Tale.
|Difficulty||3 / 5|
|Avg Duration||2.5 - 3 hours|
|Number of clues||19|
|Top 15 Leaderboard Times|
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What You Say
The great things our great customers say about us.
A great day out for a late Mother’s Day present, good fun and a good way to see the sights of York.
We loved the trail! Colleagues from the US, Netherlands, Denmark and UK. As a person who has loved in York for 15yrars I saw things I've never seen before. It was fabulous. The technical hitches were sorted quickly and my other half and I plan to ...
Brilliant family outing, the trail provide a great purpose to go exploring and for us all to work together with the clues. Bring on the next one.
What a way to explore. We all had a fantasetic time; the route was brilliant and so were the pub stops on the way. Can't recommend enough.
We all really enjoyed the experience – some very clever clues leading to bit of York you might not normally visit. Our party ranged from 5 – 41 and everyone had a lot of fun. Though it is great for all ages, I’d like to do one without the kids so...
We really enjoyed it, a great way to explore parts of the city we don’t normally visit and look at it in different ways. Some of the clues were challenging but we figured them out in the end. A good family day out.
- 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.