Letchworth Garden City

4.7 (57 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?


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

  • During these hours
    Whole day

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  • 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?

Experience's route


Places you will visit


It will take you

76-106 mins

You will walk

3290 steps

Total distance

2.5 km

  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
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Carl and jade

09 Jul 2024

John Xena

19 May 2024
Very informative, great to do on a nice warm day

Hana Sladka

19 May 2024

Lee Burlingham

12 Apr 2024


04 Apr 2024

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  • Walk and explore the Real-World

    Download the Questo app and choose your experience. Walk and follow clues to solve puzzles and unveil new locations and stories along the way.

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