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Sherlock's Secret Challenge

Explore Edinburgh Sherlock style! A succession of clues and puzzles will lead you to find the truth about Sherlock Holmes and his connection to the city of Edinburgh. An outdoor game for adventurous small groups.

You will need a group of 2-5, internet access on your phone, your brain and your legs! We’ll provide the specialist kit. The game takes and average of 2.5-3 hours. Length varies depending on the agility of the deduction work. It covers a good portion of the historic New Town and some other wonderful places off the tourist trail. Solving a puzzle lets you know the location of the next, unravelling Arthur Conan Doyle's story.

(max 5 people, bigger groups get in touch: The game finishes in the West End and its recommneded that you allow 4 hours between the start of this game and your next scheduled activity, some groups have needed even longer.

From £10 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

March — October

Contact details

Edinburgh Treasure Hunts

87/1 Montgomery street
United Kingdom

Tour information


½ Day


  • Walking


  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English
  • Spanish


  • History
  • Literature
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Walking

Tour prices

From £10 Per Adult

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Edinburgh Treasure Hunts

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Edinburgh Treasure Hunts

Edinburgh Treasure Hunts organises immersive experiences that guide visitors through the city following a storyline. Its up to the players to get the bottom of the story by solving riddles, spotting details and solving logic puzzles.

Opening times

9:00 - 17:00 Monday - Sunday (except Wednesdays)

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