Walk the streets through the eyes of its infamous destroyer Boudica, Queen of the Iceni, who burnt the city down. She’s back to see what the women of Colchester have achieved since her death.
On this tour you’ll meet some of Colchester’s exceptional women, solving my fiendish riddles along the way. Discover suffragettes, an eccentric 16th-century philosopher, Colchester’s first female mayor and even another Queen.
But are any of them a match for Boudica?
Places you will visit
It will take you
You will walk
Go underground to find some spectacular public art
Find out why there’s a layer of red debris under Colchester
Visit the birthplace of one of the worst spellers of her time
Discover the author of a book written from the point of view of a pin
Find out how one woman got herself invited to the male-only Colchester Oyster Feast
Now, almost 2,000 years later, you've returned to check on your legacy. Have Colchester's women responded to your battle cry? Is the world now run by women? Not entirely, but over the years, Colchester has racked up a fair few female pioneers.
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What does an
outdoor escape game look like?
Discover new places
As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.
Solve puzzles, crack riddles
You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.
Learn fun history
Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.
Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.