Richard the Third's Leicester

4.33 (15 ratings)
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Follow the shadowy society through the streets of medieval Leicester, and crack the cryptic codes and clues to unlock fascinating history and dark legends.

Walking in the footsteps of Richard III, you’ll see the good, the bad, and the ugly of medieval life.Can you survive the Wars of the Roses unscathed?


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages

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  • Follow in the footsteps of Richard III

  • Meet Leicester’s great and good, from legendary kings to hardened criminals

  • Be surrounded by over 6 centuries of history

  • Shiver at ghosts like Black Annis and the white lady of the hall


You are a humble doctor, working in a hospital in medieval Leicester. Between the raging conflict between would-be kings and your usual patients, you have your work cut out for you. 

But when a mysterious patient, and a criminal at that, gives you a mysterious message, you’re thrown into a baffling journey around your city, at the whim of a shadowy society.

Can you find out what they want with you, and decipher their coded messages?

Experience's route

Starting point Trinity Hospital
Trinity House, Leicester LE2 8FN, UK
Finish point Richard III Centre
4A St Martins, Leicester LE1 5DB, UK

Places you will visit


It will take you

59-89 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km

  • If the weather gets cold, you can pause and go inside to warm up at almost any location in the game
  • We recommend not playing at night
  • Some checkpoints may contain temporary construction work
  • Pause, continue exploring at your own pace or replay at any time.
  • Cross the street carefully
  • Game ends in another place than it starts
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