UK.Edinburgh

Old Town Edinburgh: The Gothic and The Grisly

Created by
Mat Caffrey

Follow clues scattered across the city to discover amazing places and local stories in Edinburgh; but prepare yourself for uncovering the unimaginable. 

You will travel through the Gothic Edinburgh Old Town on the hunt for the only person who can help solve a series of ghastly crimes in the city. You’ll meet people from various backgrounds and learn a lot about the grisly past of your adopted home. 

Are you up for a mysterious adventure through Edinburgh?

4.99
per person
Participants
Total
9.98
Availability
24/7
Cancellation
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Languages
English

Places you will visit

10

It will take you

45-75 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km

Highlights

Explore the atmospheric streets of the Edinburgh Old Town.

Meet local legends and test your wits against theirs to solve the mysteries of the city.

Come to know the cobbled streets and twisting alleyways and all of the people who have made them famous.

Game route

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Starting point Greyfriars Bobby Statue
34 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, UK
Finish point The Burns Monument
1759 Regent Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8DR, UK

Know before you go

    Quest available in English

    This quest has 10 challenges

Storyline

You are John Gray, night watchman for the Edinburgh City Police. For years, you have kept the city safe from perils and have been proud to do so, but recently rumors of horrendous repeating crimes have been reaching your ears. 

With your trusty companion, Bobby the Skye Terrier, you set off through the Gothic Edinburgh streets in search of a certain legendary detective that you hope can help you solve this case. 
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Reviews

4.73

33 reviews

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Taylor Patterson

Jan 2022

David Bull

Jan 2022

Liam Cox

Dec 2021
terrific with a long pitstop at brewdog

Megan Bennett

Dec 2021

Isabella Widmer

Dec 2021

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