Treasure Hunt Bristol - The Waterside Wander - 1½ - 3 hours
Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones. Spot things other people take for granted!
A different way to explore Bristol
You’re looking for a fun way to see the sights as well as the lesser known spots.
You love exploring and learning about the place, but big tour groups aren’t your thing.
Introducing... Treasure Hunt Bristol
Have fun seeing Bristol in a totally different way
Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones.
Spot things other people take for granted!
You’ll learn interesting facts and stories.
Treasure Hunt Bristol will take you on a beautiful tour, and send you to fab places, all at your own pace.
Because it’s all on your phones, it’s super flexible and there’s nothing to print.
You'll have a laugh solving the clues and following the maps.
Along the way you’ll learn a few interesting facts and stories to keep you entertained.
Something in a shop window catch your eye? No problem. Take it at your own pace. Even turn it into a pub crawl!
By the end of it all, you’ll have a great overview of Bristol and what you’d like to explore next.
It works like WhatsApp, so it’s easy to use
You don’t need to download or print anything and it doesn’t need any permissions.
Plus, you get to start when you want.
1. Follow maps
Bess sends you a series of treasure maps, leading you around the city.
“The clues and maps are a lot of fun. This is a great way to see the city!”
2. Search for answers
Bess sends you a series of clues and you have to search the city for answers.
“Good banter from Captain Bess who sends you the clues!”
3. Learn some facts
Along the way, Bess will tell you a few interesting facts and stories about the things you’re spotting!”
“We learnt new things and actually appreciated the beautiful scenery as we went around the city.”
4. Play together
Captain Bess will invite you and your friends to join the hunt!
“We had such a laugh and a great day out!”
You’ll see the very best of Bristol
Castle Park home to the remains of a great medieval castle and the ruins of St Peter's Church.
The Corn Exchange - built in 1741 and previously used as a corn and general trade exchange
St Nicholas Market - the oldest and much loved historic market serving delicious food and full of independent shops!
King Street - a 17th-century street in the historic city centre, steeped in pirate history!
Bristol Cathedral - a magnificent and beautiful building and one of England's great medieval churches originating as an Augustinian Abbey around 1140.
Millennium Square - part of the recent developments of the Harbourside and home to We The Curious, an exciting interactive science centre
The Harbourside - Bristol’s bustling Harbourside is a vibrant part of the city. Explore Brunel’s ss Great Britain and take a stroll around the water’s edge.
Queen Square - a magnificent and leafy Georgian square in the heart of Bristol.
The Old Vic - the oldest continually operated theatre in the English speaking world!
Ready for a different way to discover Bristol?
- Just £9.99 per person, under 15s go FREE.
- Lasts about 2-3 hours if you take the recommended breaks.
- There's a toilet & drink stop about an hour in
What if the weather’s bad?
If it's patchy rain, you can stop somewhere on the route: the game’s flexible.
If it's really bad on one day, you can either switch which day you play, or even start one day and finish the next.
If it's a total wash-out and you can't get round, we’ll give your money back, even if you've started the game.
Will it be too difficult?
Don’t worry, if you get stuck you can ask for a hint and Bess will get you on your way!
We make sure no-one ever gets completely stuck.
Is it too physical?
It’s 2½ miles walking but you can take as many breaks as you like.
Fun or your money back!
We’re so confident you’ll have fun, we promise to give your money back if you don’t!
All we ask is for a quick phone call to understand why.