Things to do in Durham; Treasure Hunts

Durham Treasure Hunt.



The Great Game is a unique treasure hunt with real treasure (the pub!)

You are given a treasure map, compass and clues to find your way along the route. You will explore the city and reveal where to draw the X on the map to show the location of the treasure - a great pub with discount!


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Durham treasure hunt

The Durham treasure hunt key points:

  • 2.5 miles in length.
  • The beginning of the route is Durham train station which has stunning views across to the cathedral. The end is in a completely different part of the city.
  • The final pub has a rustic feel and a welcoming vibe, you'll find it very cosy.
  • The hunt takes you across paved paths and grassy fields as well some small hills. 
  • Take in all the sights of this UNESCO world heritage and stop at some viewpoints which beautiful views across the city.
  • Find out the quirky history of some of the buildings and the cities inhabitants.  
  • Please note there is no discount available at this pub.
Buy the Durham treasure hunt here:
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