Locked City Alley

London Treasure Hunts

Looking for an EPIC treasure hunt in London?

Locked City is an immersive text message based treasure hunt through the streets of London.

Explore your city. Solve cryptic clues. Discover hidden secrets.

Book A London Treasure Hunt!

How it works

Ready for a fun, outdoor treasure hunt in London?

Join forces with your team at the starting location for the game. From there, journey through the streets of London solving a trail of cryptic clues on a treasure hunt style experience.

Stop at a handpicked London pubs en route for a refreshing beverage - completely optional!

Up to 5 players can play in your team. Each player can receive and answer clues via text message.

  • Welcome to Locked City!

    Start Camden Unlocked outside Camden Town Underground Station, in front of the entrance to HSBC. Send 'start' to begin.
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  • Continue over bridge. R down ginger bearded monarch. Finding his 15th portrait, tell me what has a ring to it?
  • Telephone
  • Proceed down SH street. Cross cobbles to Chalcot*Chalcot. At no. 3, if 25,31,18,28,15,7   22,18,7,26,14 once lived here, what is the sum of her profession?
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  • Cross straight and continue past walled century. Seek red at agitated NO HOURS DUE. What was outgrown in VIII?

Choose Your London Treasure Hunt

Locked City London treasure hunts have been designed to be socially distanced and are operating as usual during COVID 19.

In fact, our treasure hunts are a great alternative to traditional escape rooms! Enjoy the outdoors with a fun yet safe Locked City adventure hunt.

We're rapidly expanding our hunts in London. Make sure to check back soon for more!

The Curse of Covent Garden

A 2 hour experience around the heart of the West End.

Legend speaks of a curse haunting the inhabitants of Covent Garden and turning them to stone. Follow the cryptic trail and lift the curse before it is too late...

Clues sent via SMS
Up to 5 players per team
All players receive clues
Open all year round
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A Journey Through Time

A 2½ hour experience from Tower Hill to St Paul's Cathedral

Travel back through time and witness the moments that shaped London. Discover the historic gems hidden within the modern city.

Clues sent via SMS
Up to 5 players per team
All players receive clues
Open all year round
Perfect Outdoor Activity
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Camden Unlocked

A 2 hour experience starting at Camden Town Underground Station.

Wind through the bustling Camden market, uncover hidden secrets and discover North London's best street art.

Clues sent via SMS
Up to 5 players per team
All players receive clues
Optional pub stop enroute
Open all year round
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Explore your city

Our hunts are designed to explore well known highlights and hidden gems you never knew existed.

Whether you’re new to London or a local, you’ll be sure to embark on a fantastic experience and discover fascinating history, eye-popping street art and hidden details in the city.

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Solve cryptic clues

All clues are sent to your phone via text message. The answers you will need to find are hidden in your surroundings.

Each clue will challenge your team to explore your surroundings, uncover secret locations and work together to solve the puzzles.

Choose Your Hunt
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Discover hidden secrets

Locked City is great for friends, family, colleagues and even dates looking for a new adventure!

Love Escape Rooms? Love discovering London's best kept secrets? You’ll love Locked City. One of London's most innovative days out.

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Race against the clock

Compete for the best time to make it onto the leaderboards! But don't forget, answer incorrectly and face a penalty...

Are you a large group of 6 or more people? Split into multiple teams and race and play head-to-head, racing to complete the hunt!

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What do our players think?

"A great way to see so much of the area in just one afternoon, thank you Locked City!!"

Emily M, London

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"My family and I had a great time doing this hunt. Directions were clear and getting the texts for the next clues was so exciting!"

Sorrel, London

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"Fab family entertainment for all ages that makes you look beyond the obvious. Highly recommended!"

Barbara, Harrogate