Letchworth Garden City

4.83 (30 ratings)
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Discover the secrets of the world’s first Garden City with an exciting walking quest through the tree-lined streets. 

Follow clues and solve puzzles to uncover the founding stories that created a revolutionary new way of living and working, along with an unsolved mystery that still confounds the city.   On a train route half-way between London and Cambridge, this beautiful city holds a fascinating quest that will open your eyes to a different piece of UK history.
How fast can your detective skills solve the clues and quirks of this pioneering garden city?
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Places you will visit


It will take you

76-106 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km


  • Find out the fascinating founding stories of the world’s first Garden City.

  • Discover the story of the UK’s most unusual pub.

  • Enjoy a tree-lined city walk where black squirrels may join you on the route.


You are a detective who has intercepted a radio message from the notorious criminal known only as ‘Black Squirrel’
He is directing his henchmen to Letchworth Garden City, planning to steal a precious historical artefact

Can you solve the clues and navigate your way to the site before they do?

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Nick Kelley

18 Jul 2023

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24 Jun 2023

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12 Nov 2022

Karl Burlingham

23 Aug 2022

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.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


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