Treasure Hunt in York

Make sightseeing a competitive sport as you explore the city and complete fun challenges during this interactive Treasure Hunt in York.

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York Treasure Hunt

The fun gets going right away as you download this GPS Treasure Hunt in York to your mobile device (either a mobile phone or tablet) then you’re ready to start the hunt! GPS leads you around the city as the app sets you fun photo and video challenges and tests your teamwork and trivia knowledge. You’ll make the city streets your playground as you see and learn about major landmarks, local history and culture. It’s time to channel your inner Miss Marple or Sherlock Holmes!

Questions range from the mind boggling to the hilarious and help you learn a little more about York at the same time as tickling your grey matter. This is a city steeped in history so there’s loads to discover. If you want to up the fun factor, you can split into teams to compete against each other! Race around the city and keep a close eye on how the other team are doing via the app’s live scoreboard. The losing team buys the first round of drinks tonight!

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Treasure Hunt in York

With the GPS tracker, the app won’t reveal the next question or challenge until it knows you’re in the correct part of the city so there’s no room for cheaters here! If you’re a competitive group looking for team building, birthday, stag do or hen party ideas in York, this is sure to tick all your boxes, perfectly combining a pub quiz with a traditional treasure hunt.

Because this activity runs off an app on your mobile device, you’ve got the freedom to decide when you start, day or night. This has to be the most fun way to see the city from the impressive York Minster towering above the city skyline to the ancient streets with timbered houses.

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  • What kind of mobile device can the treasure hunt be used on?

    You must have an Android or iOS smartphone or tablet to download the app. Please ensure you have the latest version of google maps downloaded. Your device must be running the following as a minimum to run the App - iOS v7. or above and Android v4.0. or above. This can be checked by accessing the 'About Devices' details.

  • Do I need Wi-Fi to use the app?

    Players will need to have a data plan or be connected to Wi-Fi to download the Mobile Adventures App and to operate the map and live scoreboard.

  • How many people need to download the treasure hunt?

    Just one of you. You’ll be given a code to download the app on one device.

  • Where will the treasure hunt take us?

    Depending on which UK or European city you choose to play in, you’ll see a range of famous landmarks and might even discover some hidden gems.

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