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Brighton Treasure & Scavenger Hunts

  • Work together to solve fun challenges & puzzling clues
  • Guided by clues sent to your phones
  • Explore Brighton's historic landmarks and hidden gems
  • Discover top-rated pubs, bars and cafes
  • Compete for top spot on the Brighton 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 Brighton 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 Treasure Hunts & Scavenger Hunts in Brighton

How the Brighton days out work

Discover Brighton's secret places

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

Fun challenges

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

Play together or competitively

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

Fully flexible bookings

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

Fun activity for all groups

Corporate Treasure Hunts
Work together with friends & family
corporate treasure hunts
Relaxed Brighton date treasure hunts
Corporate Treasure Hunts
Brighton competitive team building treasure hunts
corporate treasure hunts
Fun-filled Brighton hen-do treasure hunts

Brighton Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt Reviews

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

Carolines over 50's Club Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Carolines over 50's Club

Fantastic trail , really enjoyed 10/10

Golden Pineapple Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Golden Pineapple

Amazing experience. Great ways to show little nooks and crannies you would otherwise miss. Really fun clues. Would full…

MAD MAX Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt


Beautiful experience, group absolutely loved it. Great history and storyline, only thing is that there could’ve been mo…

Candler Clan Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Candler Clan

Had a fantastic day out! We loved the clues and they were the right level of difficulty for the whole family - age 11+.

The Ginger & the Gay Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

The Ginger & the Gay

David and I had the BEST day exploring York, solving the clues, and had such a wonderful time over the whole day. What…

Mumson Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt


Had a great day out in London doing the outdoor escape room, I have been round London hundreds of times but found areas…

Shell and Phil Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Shell and Phil

Brilliant clues and a great way to see the city. We will be looking to see which other cities we can do this in!

The Gunners Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

The Gunners

We had a great few hours following the clues and exploring a part of London. Definitely tested the brain cells! Loved i…

Brains and Whiston Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Brains and Whiston

Was a intresting and fun filled day 😁. FromBrains & whiston

Special six Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Special six

A fantastic day out finding new places and spotting things you would normally just walk by! Highly recommend this activ…

Rocky Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt


Great for getting out and seeing parts of the city you wouldn't other wise see. Plenty of places for food and drink on …

Wiggins and Simpsons Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Wiggins and Simpsons

Such a great time. We had an amazing afternoon, and enjoyed all the stops along the way!!

Priceless Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt


Great way to explore London. Even if you live here you will discover hidden gems and lots of fun facts

Rescue Aid Society Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Rescue Aid Society

Fantastic day out! Wet and windy, but helped us see a city we are familiar with in a whole different light! Great fun!

Kanye Quest Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Kanye Quest

Very fun to see some areas where we've never been! Good riddles, not too hard but not too easy.

Team PP Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Team PP

It was fantastic! Really interesting clues and made me see my home town in a new way - looking for our next one!

BBSS Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt


It was really excellent experience. We saw lots of places we had never seen and enjoyed the challenge of the clues. We …

A and L Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

A and L

We loved the tour! Made us think, tired us out and was great fun! Thank you

Callaghans Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt


What an excellent way to explore Bath. We had great fun following the clues and finding all about the city. Brilliant w…

SBM Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt


Was a fantastic day out! Cannot fault it. Got us thinking, was the right level of challenge, and took us to some beauti…

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

Brighton treasure hunts

Your urban odyssey starts here…

Discover Brighton’s hidden nooks and secrets with a CityDays treasure hunt!

Exploration meets fun in a live-action gamified treasure hunt around Brighton.

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

The Best Treasure Hunt in Brighton

Treasure hunt Brighton

Welcome to Brighton, Britain’s urban playground of over 200 years!

Best known for its iconic pier, pebble beach, and being one of the UK’s most LGBTQ+ friendly cities, Brighton is a magnet for fun-loving revellers from all over the world. 

And it’s not hard to see why.

With so much going for it, it can be easy to get swept up in the magic of Brighton: the night life, the relaxed atmosphere, the friendliness and the general “vibes”. 

But at CityDays, we encourage you to take a closer dive into your city, to explore Brighton’s unique identity. To take a second look at the stories, figures and fascinating chapters in its history that is so often forgotten. 

Trust us when we say you’ll be surprised at what you stumble across along the way - if you only pay attention. 

How Our Brighton Escape Rooms Work

Brighton scavenger hunt

Our treasure hunts in Brighton have been designed to expose the best aspects of the city. That means you’ll pass several iconic landmarks but also stop by many intriguing places that you probably have never noticed before.

Like a live-action board game, you’ll move around key features, 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’ Brighton treasure hunts the best in the city. 

It’s all there 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

Scavenger hunt Brighton

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 Brighton 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 Brighton scavenger hunts 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 Brighton Treasure Hunt: What Will You Find?


We emphasise the historical aspects of our Brighton treasure hunts because they lie at the heart of the city’s development. What happened all those years ago is what led us to today, where Brighton stands out as one of the best cities to live in and visit in the UK.

But if history isn’t your bag, don’t worry. We won’t ask you and your team anything you won’t be able to figure out for yourselves, and besides, there’s a lot more to a place than just its history.

We rely on street art, pubs, cafes and much, much more to show our explorers what’s what on our Brighton treasure hunts.

So if you’re planning a birthday party, work do, hen or stag night or a good old fashioned pub crawl – we’re right here to help you celebrate with an adventure of your own. Just pick your preferred route, come up with a clever team name and get started when you’re ready. 

We’ll see you at the top of the leaderboard!

Team-Building Scavenger Hunts in Brighton


We’re proud to say that we’ve helped many businesses 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 activities in Brighton 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 do it all for you. 

Challenges are at the heart of our Brighton 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 Brighton Treasure Hunts


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

A Royal Resort Treasure Trail

Set off on a treasure hunt through the heart of Brighton, where the city's royal gardens, iconic beach, and antique-laden lanes await your discovery. 

"A Royal Resort" isn't just a journey; it's a puzzle-packed adventure that invites you and your team to decode the secrets of Brighton's transformation from a modest fishing village to a bustling Victorian health resort. 

Along the way, you'll stumble upon an array of quirky sculptures, monuments celebrating both peace and war heroes, and insights into the Victorian elite who adored (or despised) their time in Brighton. With each solved riddle and challenge, uncover hidden gems, including a regal palace and a pioneering filmmaker, punctuated by delightful stops at the city's best pubs and cafes. 

Dive into an immersive exploration that promises to connect you with the spirit and story of Brighton like never before…

Treasure Hunts Brighton

Birth of Bohemian Brighton Quest

Dive into the colourful and eclectic streets of North Laine with the "Birth of Bohemian Brighton" a self-guided treasure hunt in Brighton that captures the soul of one of England's most vibrant districts. 

This isn't just any walk through the city; it's a thrilling chase through history, art, and culture, where each clue leads you closer to the heart of Brighton's bohemian spirit. 

From the remains of medieval Brighthelmstone to the doorstep of an infamous esoteric order, from the legacy of a suffragette martyr to the buzz of a landmark urban market, every turn reveals a story. As you navigate puzzles and challenges, discover an iconic Banksy street art painting and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere that defines North Laine. 

Perfect for culture vultures, history buffs, and urban explorers, this Brighton scavenger hunt is your gateway to discovering the hidden layers of Brighton's most forward-thinking and imaginative district.

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