The Forbidden Fayre - Treasure Hunt and City Private Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, London
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  • 2 hours
  • London
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Which Victorian dandy used to have his boots washed with champagne? Which psychedelic rocker once lived next to the house of a world famous baroque-r? Which American president married his cousin? Find out all this and so much more as you unravel the secret history of Mayfair- more than just a monopoly square.

Allow cryptic clues to take you on a journey through fine palaces, grand arcades, charming passageways and hidden gardens. Along the way, encounter eccentric figures, head-scratching riddles, great cafes, historic pubs, a food and drink market in a Greek-revival church, a brewery in a crypt… and more

This experience requires a mobile phone, with some data or text messages available

We will not be there to physically guide you on this trail. If you get lost you can message "Lost" for a detailed route to the next clue. Send "hint" if you think you're in the right location but aren't sure where to find the clue answer!

Itinerary

A unique way to experience the city, this hybrid between an escape game and a city tour will take you on a cryptic adventure through the historic neighbourhood of Mayfair. Solve tricky clues and untangle enigmatic directions as you work your way between the impressive, the beautiful and the downright bizarre. Along the way, enjoy great rest-stops in cafes, bars and pubs, and learn the often baffling histories of some of Mayfair's most colourful characters.

Distance: 4.5 km
No Local Knowledge Required!
Difficulty: 3 / 5
Avg Duration: 2 - 2.5 hours
Number of Clues: 19

How it works:
When you reach your start point, you will receive cryptic instructions, sent to your phone. Decipher them, send us your answer and you will be given the next clue. One by one, these riddles will take you on a journey through Mayfair and through history. Solve them all to complete the trail.

Hints are available if you need a helping hand, and you can ask for directions if you get lost.

Feeling competitive? All our games are timed and ranked on our leaderboard. Why not challenge your friends!

Inclusions
  • An interactive, cryptic trail sent to your phone via Whatsapp, Telegram or SMS
  • A tour around Mayfair featuring fun facts on unique and interesting places.
  • Optional Hint and Lost messages to provide help with the cryptic challenges.

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Clients should be comfortable walking around 4.5km.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Piccadilly Circus, London W1B, UK


Departure Time

Telegram App 12/17/2021 - 7/5/2023

Monday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sunday:10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Whatsapp 12/21/2021 - 7/5/2023
Monday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sunday:10:30 AM - 04:00 PM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

2 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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