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Top 12 Amazing London Treasure Hunts & 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 London'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 London 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 London 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.

Humanity's Last
  • Story

Humanity's Last

1.5 - 3 hours across 4.0 km / 2.5 miles
Victoria Station to Waterloo Station
per person
Greenwich Guile

Greenwich Guile

2 - 2.5 hours across 4.9 km / 3.0 miles
Cutty Sark to the Royal Naval College
per person
Search For Shoreditch

Search For Shoreditch

2 to 3 hours across 4.6 km / 2.8 miles
Old Street to Rivington Street
per person
A Rift In Time
  • Story

A Rift In Time

2.5 - 3 hours across 5.2 km / 3.2 miles
Oxford Circus to Covent Garden
per person
All Gone South

All Gone South

1.5 to 3 hours across 4.0 km / 2.5 miles
St Paul's to London Bridge
per person
Return of Jack the Ripper
  • Story

Return of Jack the Ripper

2 to 3 hours across 3.4 km / 2.1 miles
Aldgate to Aldgate East
per person
Mysterious Mews

Mysterious Mews

1.5 - 2.5 hrs across 5.0 km / 3.1 miles
Kensington High St to South Kensington
per person
East End Food Hunt
  • New release
  • Food Included

East End Food Hunt

2-3 hours across 4.7 km / 2.9 miles
Liverpool St to Spitalfields
per person
Secrets of the Squares

Secrets of the Squares

2.5 - 3.5 hours across 4.5 km / 2.8 miles
Piccadilly Circus to central SoHo
per person
Taste of Soho Food Hunt
  • New release
  • Food Included

Taste of Soho Food Hunt

2 hours across 3.2 km / 2.0 miles
Leicester Sq Station to Phoenix Garden
per person
The City

The City

2.5 - 3.5 hours across 4.7 km / 2.9 miles
St Paul's to the Tower of London
per person
A Forbidden Fayre

A Forbidden Fayre

2 - 2.5 hours across 4.5 km / 2.8 miles
Piccadilly Circus to Shepherd's Market
per person
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Action-packed Treasure Hunts & Scavenger Hunts in London

How the London days out work

Discover London's secret places

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

Fun challenges

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

Play together or competitively

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

Fully flexible bookings

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

CityDays have been crafting Treasure Trails and Hunts in London for over 5 years - if you're looking for a fun day out and to explore the city, you've come to the right place.

Our London Treasure Trails each focus on a different area of the city, the treasuretrails will get you interacting with your surroundings and showcasing it's lesser-known sights. With optional breaks in pub and cafe stops along the way, there's plenty of time for adventure and relaxing! Scour the deluxe promenade of Mayfair, meander through the marvellous Kensington, stroll around Shoreditch or gallivant through Greenwich - there's lots of London treasure hunts to choose from.

Convert the city into a London maze, our clues and captivating stories will transform the historical streets into your London Treasure Hunt. Work together with your team to solve the London trails, go at your own pace or get competitive and aim to top the leaderboard - perfect for a London team building treasure hunt, claim your office bragging rights!


Central London

The treasure trail in central London, Secrets of the Squares, leads you from the bustling Piccadilly Circus on to the loud Trafalgar Square home to Nelson's Column. From here you'll be whisked down alley's trapped in time, Cecil Court and Goodwin's Court - one of the main inspiration for Harry Potter's Diagon Alley!

City of London

If you decided to Scavenger hunt London's Square mile, The City, you'll start at the beautiful St Paul's cathedral and head East. Soak in the atmosphere at Leadenhall Market, home to the Leaky cauldron pub and a magical resident - a Victorian goose named Tom. Discover the absolute gem that is St Dunstan-in-the-East, the quiet oasis of 900 year old Church ruins bombed during the blitz of WWII. Step back into Roman London, Londinium, and do as the Roman's do, touch the London Wall that helped hold back the great fire of London as it spread from Pudding Lane.


Treasure Hunt in London's deluxe district of Mayfair, A Forbidden Fayre, discover its namesake origin. Stride through covered shopping alleys like Burlington Arcade, that had it's own private militia to protect vendors. Our London Scavenger Hunt will help you discover Brown Hart Gardens, a tucked away sanctuary belonging to the Grosvenor Estate - whose rules state you can't practice gymnastics!

Shoreditch, East London

Feeling you're after a quirky activity, Treasure hunt around London, and explore the quirky district of Shoreditch. Visit Bunhill Field, a cemetery housing almost sixty nine thousand Londoners who perished to the plague. Enjoy Shoreditch High Street with it's dramatic history and iconic street art. The route passes close to the Barbican, brutalist architecture with amazing conservatory and courtyard green space.

Treasure Trails London, urban adventures to discover the past with friends and family. CityDays also cater for London treasure hunt team building - visit our corporate page for information about our prebuilt hunts or bespoke creations!

Fun activity for all groups

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London Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt Reviews

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

Cirque du Sore Legs Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Cirque du Sore Legs

Loved this!!!!! Super fun! We will be doing this again

Ailbhe & Anne Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Ailbhe & Anne

So much fun, challenging in the best way and opens your eyes to such an interesting side of the city!

Veronica Hein Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Veronica Hein

So fun! Loved it.

Bowen Weather-Banton Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Bowen Weather-Banton

Loved the walk, especially the view from the Observatory:) will definitely be coming back to Greenwich now

Monocle Editors Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Monocle Editors

A really interesting and enjoyable mixture of London history, puzzles at just the right level of challenge for a Sunday…

Griffin Girls Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Griffin Girls

This was an excellent way of exploring the city. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

The Red Folk Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

The Red Folk

Great fun. Learned some things I didn't know about Birmingham.

RuddRobins Treasure Hunt / Scavenger Hunt


Wonderful way to explore, Nottingham next!

Mayo for Sam Treasure Hunt / 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 Hunt / 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 Hunt / 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 Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Definitely Maybe

Excellent experience. Really quick messaging and challenging but fun clues

Dally101 Treasure Hunt / 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 Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Team London birthdays

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

TJT Treasure Hunt / 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 Hunt / 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 Hunt / 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 Hunt / 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 Hunt / Scavenger Hunt

Blakemores on Tour

Excellent way to see the city

Joe’s adventure squad Treasure Hunt / 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…

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