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A Fatal Feud, York

£ 15 per person


  • - Murder mystery style exploration game, solve clues together and unlock secret sights
  • - Top-rated pub/cafe/bar recommendations along the way, with discounts
  • - 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
  • Story


A playful experience to discover the secrets of York, a mystery walk similar to an escape room but outdoors! You'll play a detective solving a Murder Mystery true to York's history. Based on the tale of a true murder mystery in York.

You're on the trail of a murder, it's 1491 and rumours are circling. Gather your team and get investigating; starting near Clifford's Tower you'll explore York looking for clues that'll lead you to the suspects.

Your team will receive clues on their phones that, once deciphered, will guide them around a route that showcases it's secret sights and great pubs/bars/cafes. The routes are all walking distance and clues get you working together and interacting with the city surroundings to find the answers, no prior knowledge required.

With recommended refreshment stops at top-rated pubs/cafes/bars that you can choose to indulge and refresh along the way. There are two stops on this route;
- One third; Relaxed hideaway pub stop
- Two thirds; Traditional pub, favoured drinking place of 17th-century Whig party members, and reputedly haunted - 20% off food & drink - code sent on arrival.
- Finish location; 7 minute walk back to York city centre / to amenities

Monthly challenges are available for teams to submit pictures/videos of their experience to win cash prizes each month. Links sent in the welcome message and information available on our website.

Plan your day


Start between 8am to 3.00pm any day.

2.5 - 3.5 hours across 5.0 km / 3.1 miles

Start Location

Clifford's Tower, York

End Location

Around Foss Islands

Communication Methods


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Great way to see the city. Very interesting surprise at the end ;)

Nelson the Crook

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