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Birmingham Treasure & Scavenger Hunts

  • Work together to solve fun challenges & puzzling clues Perfectly balanced & location-based.
  • Guided by clues sent to your phones Messages sent to you and your team's phones.
  • Explore Birmingham's historic landmarks and hidden gems Our speciality, discovering and showing-off amazing places!
  • Discover top-rated pubs, bars and cafes Optional breaks to catch a rest along the way.
  • Compete Set the fastest time and see you ranking on your end certificate. for top spot on the Birmingham leaderboard
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Next Steps

1. Select your game, pick a trail of your choice and receive your welcome email.
2. Rally your team and enter a team name and phone number(s) into the system.
3. Receive your welcome text, then head to the start location on a day and time of your choice.
4. Text START to receive the first in a series of cryptic directions. Solve the puzzles to unravel your mystery.
5. Discover unique places, the secret and hidden of your city - and great independant pubs/cafes!
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CityDays Birmingham Hunts

Each hunt explores a different area of city in one of two ways. Our classic treasure hunts & scavenger hunts use puzzle-filled directions to guide players to exciting new sights. Our Story trails do all this with the added bonus of an immersive story on top - play the main character and relive a tale from the city's past or experience a story all your own.

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Action-packed Birmingham Treasure & Scavenger Hunts in Birmingham

How the Birmingham days out work

Discover Birmingham's secret places

Experience Birmingham's unique places and share stories in independent pubs & cafes, curated for each Birmingham Treasure & Scavenger Hunt.

Fun challenges

Engaging puzzles and captivating stories reveal Birmingham in a new light.

Play together or competitively

Work as a team or compete head-to-head to set the fastest time on our Birmingham leaderboard.

Fully flexible bookings

Alter your booking freely; change the date, time, number of people or chosen Birmingham Treasure & Scavenger Hunt. Even stop and start once you've begun.

Fun activity for all groups

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Birmingham Treasure & Scavenger Hunt Reviews

The great things our customers have to say about CityDays Birmingham Treasure & Scavenger Hunts

RuddRobins Treasure & Scavenger Hunt


Wonderful way to explore, Nottingham next!

Mayo for Sam Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Mayo for Sam

Great afternoon of puzzles and fun.Everyone enjoyed and even those of us who know London still discovered new things & …

You got snacks? Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

You got snacks?

This is the second one of these we have done, we love them. Great day out and takes you places you've not been before. …

Bubbles Treasure & Scavenger Hunt


We had a great time. Got stuck on one clue when it said look right not left, but worked it out in the end. We took a fe…

Definitely Maybe Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Definitely Maybe

Excellent experience. Really quick messaging and challenging but fun clues

Dally101 Treasure & Scavenger Hunt


Myself and my partner really enjoyed this activity. I'm from Scotland and he is from outer London and both found it a g…

Team London birthdays Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Team London birthdays

We had a really great time! Really made my birthday!

TJT Treasure & Scavenger Hunt


Such a unique and fun experience! It really allows you to see parts of the city that you wouldn’t necessarily visit! In…

Ru and Coel Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Ru and Coel

It was amazing getting to tour all the little details of Sydney while having an underlying story and puzzles to solve! …

Princess Squeak & the Silly Goose Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Princess Squeak & the Silly Goose

Such good fun, clever clues, and the trail took us to see parts of York we have never seen before! Loved it!

The Band on Tour Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

The Band on Tour

A really fun day out. Got to see lots of the city and learn some interesting facts too!

Blakemores on Tour Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Blakemores on Tour

Excellent way to see the city

Joe’s adventure squad Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Joe’s adventure squad

A great way to explore Greenwich, we all really enjoyed it! Fun and challenging clues to keep us guessing, highly recom…

PRAA Treasure & Scavenger Hunt


great way to explore the city we have just moved to!

Team Hammond Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Team Hammond

We had a great experience! Cambridge is our local City, but we were amazed at how much we'd never seen within such a sm…

The RamSchals Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

The RamSchals

Great day out with kids (age 10-12). We loved it!

Woolpack Meadows explores Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Woolpack Meadows explores

What a fantastic opportunity to have fun and explore York. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you

Toiyub + Amber Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

Toiyub + Amber

Amazing experience, it’s something different to do and you get to explore the history of Manchester. I would highly rec…

GOLD Treasure & Scavenger Hunt


Excellent way to discover parts of London we did t know existed even as a Londoner and fun with friends

Stweam Treasure & Scavenger Hunt


We had an absolutely fabulous afternoon working out the clues and searching high and low for the answers!! We'll defini…

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Transform Birmingham into a Living Treasure Chest with a Birmingham Treasure Hunt


Your urban odyssey starts here…

Plunder the hallowed heights of Birmingham with a CityDays treasure hunt!

Exploration meets fun in this live-action board game activity. You’ll move around Birmingham's curious landmarks and historic anomalies by solving puzzles, answering riddles and sniffing out clues. 

Absorb history, find hidden gems and explore like you never have before as you delve into a treasure hunt in Birmingham that takes you beyond the obvious and into the unnoticed with CityDays!

The Best Urban Treasure Hunt in Birmingham


Beyond its extensive networks of canals and the famous Gas Street Basin, Birmingham is home to plenty of hidden treasures and fascinating facts - you just need to know where to find them. 

Birmingham is a proud city and full to the brim with heritage, culture, history and pioneers of old and new. Its beauty lies in its powerhouse energy, its willingness to evolve, grow and put on a show. 

Our treasure hunt in Birmingham has been designed to expose the best aspects of the city while also putting you through your paces.

Like a live action board game, you’ll move around the landmarks, weave between historical monuments and collect facts as you go. No detail is too big or small - and you may have to look up, down, left and right before you figure out the answer! 

That’s part of what makes CityDays’ Birmingham treasure hunts the best in the city. 

There’s hundreds of years’ worth of history waiting for you. And all of it has to be seen to be believed…

Any questions? Here’s how it works

Sustainability and Environmental Impact

The whole premise of our business relies on appreciating the beauty and intrigue of urban environments, so the last thing we want to do is leave rubbish lying around.

We believe that Birmingham has enough curious objects and fascinating features that any physical contribution we’d make would pale in comparison to the existing stuff. We also don’t support littering, so we don’t leave any tangible objects for you to find.

Instead, we’ve made use of existing buildings, curious city quirks, sculptures, pieces of street art and even street furniture as clues.

The only stuff you’ll leave our Birmingham scavenger hunt with are fond memories, plenty of knowledge and potentially a place at the top of our leaderboard. 

Oh, and plenty of photos too - don’t forget to send them in to us, we love seeing them and we might even reward you for your efforts…

Your Birmingham City Centre Treasure Hunt


Underrated and undiscovered, Birmingham’s city centre is an explorer’s paradise.

Maybe due to its ideal central location, Birmingham has attracted trailblazers for centuries. Around 90% of the UK can be reached from Birmingham in under four hours (handy, if you’re into adventures) but it also helps explain why this hub is under-appreciated and undiscovered by many… 

Besides being the birthplace of the iconic Balti curry (yes, it really was invented right here in Brum), it’s also home to the UK’s busiest theatre, contains the most UK Michelin star restaurants outside of London and the largest public library in Europe!

But more than that, the essence of Birmingham is hidden in plain sight for all to see. 

What better way to open your eyes and ears to Birmingham’s whispered secrets than with a Birmingham treasure hunt? 

Team-Building Scavenger Hunts in Birmingham


We’re proud to say that we’ve helped many businesses in Birmingham and around the world plan better, more exciting and more sustainable team-building activities for over five years. 

Will your business be next?

Our team-building scavenger hunts in Birmingham have been designed to boost your team bonds, heat up your colleagues’ competitive sides and teach them a thing or two about the city they live and work in.

We offer premade routes and bespoke trails that cater especially to your businesses’ needs. 

So if you want to start or finish at a particular venue, that’s no problem. 

If you need to stop by somewhere specific - we’ll add it in. 

And whether you have a team of five or 500 to organise, we’ll organise it all for you. 

Challenges are at the heart of our Birmingham treasure hunts, so it’s only fair that you challenge us in return. 

Send us your queries and put us to the test!

Available Trails and Birmingham Treasure Hunts


Interested in finding out more about the kinds of self-guided treasure hunts in Birmingham we provide? Here’s where you get a tiny sneak peek into where you can find your next adventure…

Ring Around The Bullring

"Ring Around the Bullring" offers an escape game-style treasure hunt that uncovers Birmingham's vibrant industry, stunning artworks, and unique architecture, showcasing why it's one of the UK's hidden treasures. This riddle-filled expedition takes you to extraordinary sights, including a meteoric sculpture marking the millennium, the final resting place of the Kingdom's smallest dancer, the impressive Chamberlain and Victoria Squares, remnants of the city's industrial past, and a canal network rivalling even that of Venice.

The journey is peppered with puzzles, challenges, and opportunities to relax at some of the best bars and cafes in Birmingham. Along the way, expect plenty of surprises.

Ideal for those eager to discover both the renowned attractions and the lesser-known wonders of the 'City of a Thousand Trades,' this tour is an essential experience for anyone seeking a comprehensive exploration of Birmingham. "Ring Around the Bullring" promises to reveal the city's multifaceted charm in an engaging and memorable way.

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