Treasure Hunts in the UK
Looking for a location to hold your next treasure hunt? We've run treasure hunts in almost every corner of the United Kingdom. The following are just a selection of places where we have worked and ideas for suitable treasure hunt events.
A great destination for an exciting treasure hunt, Bedfordshire is situated just a short drive north of London and offers an array of interesting towns to host a treasure hunt in. The smallest of the ‘Shires’, Bedfordshire sits in the South-Eastern part of central England and is noted for its peaceful waterways and pleasant countryside.
Described as 'one of the most attractive and fascinating parts of the country', Buckinghamshire is abundant with quaint little villages, unique market towns and glorious countryside. Perfect for an exciting treasure hunt, the county is located in the South East of England and is easily accessible from London.
Overflowing with possible treasure hunt locations, Greater Manchester is situated in the North West of England and is made up of no less than two cities and ten metropolitan boroughs. Founded by the Romans and renamed by the Normans, the county has a unique history with each borough having their own identity.
Lying between four counties and only 12 miles from London, Hertfordshire is in a great position for a fun and interactive treasure hunt. Including towns such as Knebworth, Hitchen, St Albans, Tring and Potters bar, this small area in the Home Counties is full of history, archives and tales of old England; making for a positively enthralling treasure hunt in the South East.
England’s oldest County, Kent is often referred to as the ‘Garden of England’. Bordering East Sussex, Surrey and Greater London this Home County is a great place to hold a treasure hunt adventure.
Situated in the North West corner of England is the picturesque county, Lancashire. This small region, full of character and charm, has been the stage for many of our treasure hunts over the years. It also benefits from being close to Manchester and Liverpool; making it a great alternative destination to the big cities for an exciting hunt.
A county of contrasts, Nottinghamshire is the perfect destination for any one of our fantastic treasure hunts. Famously known for the legends of Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest, the county also has a strong literary connection being the birthplace of the celebrated author D.H Lawrence and romantic poet Lord Byron.
A notoriously friendly region, the UK’s North East is the ideal location for a treasure hunt adventure. Known for its history and the richness of its natural beauty, the region encompasses four major counties and three of the UK’s most influential cities; Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland and Durham.
The North West is an ideal part of the country to hold your next treasure hunt. Including five counties and bordering Scotland and Wales it’s a prime location to solve clues and crack codes! Manchester, Liverpool and Chester are all within the region and offer a completely unique experience for a terrific and entertaining treasure hunt.
The delightful county of Oxfordshire lends itself well for an exciting treasure hunt. Perfectly positioned in the heart of England's countryside, the county is renowned for its history and heritage and can proudly boast that over seventy percent is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Scotland...a land filled with tartan, bagpipes, haggis, whiskey and kilts! A fantastic destination for a treasure hunt adventure, the country is full of prosperous, cosmopolitan cities and also offers a tranquil and breathtaking landscape including over 11,000km of coastline, hundreds of unique islands, majestic mountains and beautiful lochs.
Just a stone’s throw away from London and bordering no more than six counties, Surrey is an exciting location for your next treasure hunt in the South East. Easy to get to from all over the UK and with a rich and royal heritage, this home county is also famous for inspiring writers, painters and musicians.
Epitomising ‘Olde England’, Warwickshire is a charming county firmly put on the map by one man; the most famous of English writers, William Shakespeare. Affectionately known as Shakespeare's country, Warwickshire is situated in the West Midlands region of England and is a popular choice for a treasure hunt adventure.
A beautiful and unspoilt county, Wiltshire lies in the South West of England bordered by six counties and acts as a gateway to the West Country. A great place for a top treasure hunt, this landlocked gem is synonymous with mystery and legend being home to two of the most famous Neolithic sites in the UK; Stonehenge and Avebury.
The largest county in Great Britain, Yorkshire is warm, welcoming, and a brilliant destination for a treasure hunt! Including cities such as York, Leeds, Hull, Sheffield and Harrogate this region is bursting with history and tradition.