London's West End: World at War

4.71 (21 ratings)
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Explore the West End of London and discover what it was like to live and work here during WW2. Hear stories of friendships and bombings as we bring wartime London to life. Admire timeless memorials for those who made the ultimate sacrifice. 

Each challenge solved will unveil the various effects of war on London, as seen through the eyes of the civilians who called London home, and the military who fought to defend it.
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  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families

Places you will visit


It will take you

99-129 mins

You will walk

4600 steps

Total distance

3.5 km


  • Discover a crucial friendship that helped to win the war

  • Find out who designed the officers famous trench coat

  • Explore memorials reminding us of significant places and people

  • Learn how much damage London suffered during the Blitz


You are Lacey Biggins, a peppy showgirl who is doing her best to bring cheer to the people of London during the dark times of WWII. You have spent the past 7 months singing and dancing your way across London; entertaining exhausted troops who have lost their comrades, and trying to drown out the sound of bombs for those hidden in shelters. 

But even at such a dramatic time, you never imagined that you’d become entangled in an espionage plot which could ultimately decide London’s fate!

Game route

Starting point Berkeley Street
111 Stratton St, London W1J 8DY, UK
Finish point The Cenotaph
Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET, UK
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19 Aug 2023
Great tour, get a good overview of London history and it’s sites, in an interesting way, and saving you the time and effort to figure out a route. spelling mistake in the Monty answer.

Kyra Almasri

23 Jul 2023


07 Apr 2023

Grace Faulkner

04 Jan 2023

James Bessant

09 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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Josh Holmes
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