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Quirks & Snickets - A playful way to explore the city

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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At a Glance

150 to 210 minutes (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English
This Quirks & Snickets tour consists of a trail of clues that guide you around York. It takes the boredom out of repetitive walking tours, allows you to solve riddles, and helps you discover hidden sites that you might not find otherwise. The clues are easily accessed through your phone, making it a fun and convenient way to explore the city.

Highlights

  • The perfect experience for families—enjoy a trail of clues around York
  • No need for extra equipment—riddles are sent to your phone
  • This tour saves lunch research time as two optional pub breaks are included
  • A fun and unique way to explore York’s top sights as well as hidden gems

What To Expect

Wander the historical county town of Yorkshire, exploring through greenery and stone. Visit some of York's most famous attractions, as well as some of it's obscure quirks. There are two optional pub breaks... More
Wander the historical county town of Yorkshire, exploring through greenery and stone. Visit some of York's most famous attractions, as well as some of it's obscure quirks. There are two optional pub breaks on this trail; the first is half way around and the second is at the end.

Each clue, sent to your mobile phone, leads you to a new location within
... More
Wander the historical county town of Yorkshire, exploring through greenery and stone. Visit some of York's most famous attractions, as well as some of it's obscure quirks. There are two optional pub breaks on this trail; the first is half way around and the second is at the end.

Each clue, sent to your mobile phone, leads you to a new location within walking distance. Solve the clue to unlock the next step; hints are available if you need a helping hand. For those with a competitive streak your progress is timed and you’re ranked on our leaderboard, time to challenge your friends!
• Distance 4.0 km
• Local knowledge 1 / 5
• Difficulty 1 / 5
• Duration 2.5 - 3.5 hours
• Number of clues 17

Start between 10.15am to 3pm daily

This trail has some gated areas that may be closed if you start outside of these hours.

Due to these gated areas the trail is closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

What's Included

A trail of riddles sent to your phone; solve each clue to unlock the path, adventure across the city and discover the hidden sights. Choose either Text Messages (SMS) or the Telegram App (Recommended)
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at the pub/bar breaks)
Food and drinks (available to purchase at the pub/bar breaks)
Drinks (available to purchase at the pub/bar breaks)

Departure & Return

Departure Point

St Helen's Church, Stonegate, York.
(St Helen Stonegate) - on google maps.

Departure Time

Start between 10.15am to 3pm daily.

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a mobile phone, with some data or text messages available.
  • You will be sent a trail of clues that guide
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a mobile phone, with some data or text messages available.
  • You will be sent a trail of clues that guide you around the city and add a playful touch to exploring.
  • We will not be there to physically guide you on this trail. If you get lost you can message
... More
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a mobile phone, with some data or text messages available.
  • You will be sent a trail of clues that guide you around the city and add a playful touch to exploring.
  • 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!
  • You should be comfortable walking ~5km. Please wear appropriate clothing for walking, the weather and the time of year.
  • There are 2 optional pub breaks on this trail. Use these to get refreshments or skip if you'd like to carry on. We have no affiliation with these establishments.
  • Any further issues please contact us via Facebook messenger.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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