Outdoor Murder Mystery Treasure Hunt in York – The Drowned City – £30 for 2 People

A playful experience to discover the secrets of York

£30 for 2 People

Suitable for 2 - 5 people
2.5 - 3 hours

This is a fun outdoor experience where you will discover the secrets of York through a mystery walk. It works in a similar way to an escape room but across various locations in York! You and your team mates will play the part of a detective solving a Murder Mystery true to York’s history.

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.

Your team will receive clues on their phones that, once deciphered, will guide them around a route that showcases it’s secret sights and takes in great pubs, bars and cafes. The routes are all an easy walking distance and you’ll receive clues to get you working together and interacting with the city surroundings to find the answers. Don’t worry, no prior knowledge of your location is required.

There are three optional pub/cafe breaks on this trail; each one a third of the way around

Click on the BOOK NOW button to select a date and book. Gift vouchers are not available for this experience yet.


Outdoor Murder Mystery Treasure Hunt in York – The Drowned City

The Outdoor Murder Mystery Treasure Hunt in York – The Drowned City is brought to you by City Days. City Days are a UK based company with half a decade’s experience making innovative city trails. With the use of SMS and messaging apps, their characters lead players through puzzle-filled narratives that are interwoven into the physical environment of real-life cities.

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