Through the Ages, Manchester
- A puzzle-filled tour of Castlefield, Spinningfields and the Gay Village
- Industrial canals, Roman remains, Victorian grandeur and much more!
- Discover fantastic pubs and cafes and plenty of easily-missed gems
- Clues sent to your phones, with help available, the perfect difficulty for all
- Activity is a mix of; outdoor escape room, treasure/scavenger hunt, walking tour
A puzzle-filled exploration of Manchester's industrial canals and grand city centre! Follow clues between city highlights and hidden gems as you discover the fascinating history behind this great city, from its origins to the development of its labour movements to some of the moments of musical brilliance that have come to define it, and beyond.
Along the way expect to see: Roman remains, the historic Castlefield, the Science and Industry Museum, St John's Gardens, the Opera House, Rylands Library, St Mary's, Rochdale Towpath, Kimpton Clocktower and the Alan Turing Memorial. Plus puzzles, great pubs and cafes, and plenty of surprises.
This trail is perfect for those looking for a fun day out with friends, family or colleagues, discovering easily-missed gems and engaging with entertaining riddles. A unique and immersive way to experience Manchester, those looking to explore the underappreciated grandeur of this great city need look no further!
How It WorksYour team will receive clues on your phones that, once deciphered, will guide you to interesting and scenic parts of the city. At each of these you will solve riddles, discover facts and unlock your next clue.
The route is walking distance and features optional breaks at great pubs, bars and cafes along the way. The clues require no prior knowledge and come with hints to make the experience something everyone can enjoy.
The great things our customers have to say about CityDays
The hamster & The Ox
Brilliant day out, food was lovely too. A lot of thought and time has gone into this putting it together. Thanks
Tracey's Sparkly Senoritas
We’ve done several of these around London as a group, it’s almost a tradition now! We loved discovering a part of Londo…
Bristol just done, last one this year. Have done 6 different Citydays now, great way to find out about our great city’…
The Hardy Seniors
A good day out. Gets better when it gets darker. We will be doing this again
Such great fun and highly recommend. Having been a frequent London visitor for over 25 years, through these clues, I sa…
Working Home Alone
We did this as a team competition - it was brilliant fun - I would recommend to anyone for a bit of friendly competitio…
Dickson and nalls
Really fun, challenging and lots of walking!
A great Christmas adventure, with hints, tips and pub stops! Find bits of London you've never been and see the everyday…
We had great fun in Oxford following the clues and seeing little known parts of the city centre away from the crowds. I…
Brilliant day - really enjoyed it and learnt so much history at the same time
Really good fun and great way to spend an evening seeing the lights and sights of London. Clues really got us thinking …
Salad and polecat
Had a great day seeing the sights of Edinburgh, clues were not too tricky and a fab way to see a new city.Will try anot…
3 accountants, 2 teachers & an underwriter
Great day looking around hidden parts of London. We all enjoyed the day which was challenging but achievable.
A great trail today - Christmas themed and took us along loads of areas with great Christmas lights and decorations! Wo…
Really enjoyed the day thank you!
Fantastic couple of hours exploring a part of London we knew little about.
It was perfect! I really enjoyed this trail and learned some interest fun facts - makes you notice things you pass by e…
Great puzzle tour around the London Christmas lights. The puzzles were just the right to stay enjoyable and solvable. T…
Really good fun! Enjoyed the clues and the wording of them that linked to the street names etc. Good day out and walk a…
Had a great time, it was really interesting seeing things we normally wouldn't & learning some interesting facts. Our s…
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