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Edinburgh: Fantastic Creatures Treasure Hunt

Edinburgh: Fantastic Creatures Treasure Hunt

From US$ 18.07 per person

Immerse yourself in the magical world of Scotland's mythical creatures and folklore stories. Go on a treasure hunt around the Old Town to find the last true unicorn in Edinburgh.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Discover hidden gems even the locals don't know about
  • Learn about Scotland's magical creatures
  • Find out the story behind the unicorn, Scotland's national animal
  • Explore the city from a unique perspective
Full description
Discover Edinburgh's folk stories and myths on this interactive treasure hunt. Meet your guide at the City Chambers, where your game will begin. After a short introduction, get kitted out with all the tools you will need to complete the game. The kit comes in a bag that has all the clues and tools you need to work through and a map with a route to follow. Wander around the streets of the Old Town to solve clues and discover famous landmarks from a unique perspective. The itinerary includes City Chambers, Edinburgh University, St Giles Cathedral, and of course the iconic Edinburgh Castle for perfect photo opportunities. If you're clever enough to make it to the end of the game, Scotland's very last unicorn will be waiting for you.
  • Game master available at all times to help
  • Magical kit rental
  • Souvenir token of completion

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide under the flags at the entrance of the city chambers on The Royal Mile

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Charged Smartphone
    • Internet access

    Know before you go

    • This activity involves a lot of walking and there will be some ramps and stairs on the way
    • You will be required to pay a fully-refundable £10 deposit at the start of the tour
    • The duration of the game varies between groups however the kit must be returned after 4 hours
    • Average duration is 2 hours
    • Your guide will need to be in touch with you throughout, so you must bring a fully-charged mobile phone with internet access
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    Very fun afternoon's activity. Lots of walking and exploring of Edinburgh.

    August 9, 2021

    Product ID: 397919