Historical London: the Gunpowder Plot
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Embark on a city adventure that takes you back to London in 1605, when five men were brewing a plan to stop Catholic suffering in England once and for all. Discover what happened on the fateful night of 5th of November, which is now celebrated as Guy Fawkes Day, by stepping into their shoes.
Take a walk through an iconic area of London, where you will see sights that have made London renowned, like Trafalgar Square, with your journey culminating near the world-famous Palace of Westminster.
- Please be cautious of traffic
- Don’t enter the places, not part of the experience
- Game ends in another place than it starts
- Cross the street carefully
Places you will visit
It will take you
You will walk
Discover two buildings that managed to remain standing after the Great Fire of London destroyed the city in 1666
Find out which place was considered a haven for the Roman Catholics of that time
Learn about how the Gunpowder plot was discovered and how it ended up failing
The spymaster for King James has sent you to uncover the plot of Guy Fawkes and his co-conspirators – he fears they are trying to do something dastardly to disrupt the government of England. It's your job to investigate and separate rumour from fact. You are to first meet with an operative who will give you your first lead.
Starting point Prince Henry's Room21 Fleet St, Temple, London EC4Y 1AA, UK
Finish point Jewel TowerAbingdon St, London SW1P 3JX, UK
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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.
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