You’re going to Liverpool and you want to have some fun. There are so many cool things to see that it’s hard to know where to start.
It’s no fun wandering aimlessly. Feeling like you’re missing the cool areas or the lesser known sites. You don’t want to spend all your time looking at your phone, not actually seeing anything. With your other half getting bored and hungry.
What about planning your own route and hoping for the best? Sounds like a lot of work trawling blog posts and reading reviews. And you’ll probably miss the hidden gems as all the blogs just list the same attractions.
Will you find the quiet back streets or are you going to end up jostling with the traffic on the busier roads?
You know Liverpool has gorgeous buildings, cool places to eat and drink, and loads of interesting history too. It’s just a question of having fun seeing it all.
Solve cryptic clues and follow treasure maps.
Take a carefully designed route around Liverpool. You'll see the Georgian Quarter with its fancy terraces and the two cathedrals. You'll explore the beautiful waterfront with the Three Graces and the Albert Dock.
See the famous areas like the waterfront, Albert Dock and Mathew street. Spot things other people don't notice like the Tracy Emin sculpture, hidden in plain sight.
Learn interesting stories like how the owners of the Titanic were too cowardly to face the public.
Go at your own pace. If you're tempted by one of the many coffee shops, restaurants, bars and pubs, knock yourself out! It's your day.
Play in your own group. It's private and self-guided so you can avoid crowds of people.
Treasure Hunt Liverpool will take you on a fab route around the city, spotting clues and following treasure maps, all at your own pace.
We had such a laugh”
The clues and the maps are a lot of fun. We learnt new things and appreciated the beautiful scenery as we went around the city.
I would definitely recommend this to anyone as it was such an amazing experience. We had a lot of smiles and laughter and haven't stopped talking about it since.
A much more active experience...”
...than a regular tour as you had to read the stories and solve the clues; much more engaging than just listening to a tour guide drone on.
You don’t need to download or print anything and it doesn’t need any permissions.
Plus, you get to start when you want.
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!”
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!”
Black Beard Beth
Long Joe Silver
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.
Captain Bess will invite you all to join the hunt!
We had such a laugh and a great day out!
... for FREE!
A treasure hunt is more like a game than a traditional tour. You have to follow treasure maps, solve cryptic clues and keep your eyes peeled to find the answers.
You’ll have some banter with our friendly pirate Captain Bess. She’ll put you in your place if you get too many answers wrong!
You can start when you like, there’s no fixed start time. You can even finish the next day if you get stuck in a nice pub!
Fancy a bite to eat on Bold Street? No problem. Take it at your own pace. Enjoy the cafes and bars you'll spot along the way.
Play on your own terms. It's just you and your team, like a private tour.
Great, socially distanced fun!”
You can do this in your own 'bubble' of choice, taking as much or as little time as you wish, and stopping wherever you choose to do so! I was worried the clues might be vague and we’d potentially get lost, but we were absolutely fine and had a ball whilst learning so much more about the cities history.
It’s all on your phones, there’s nothing to print or collect.
Book online and you’ll get a link to start your game straight away.
We’re flexible. Plans change - if you can't make it to Liverpool, reschedule for a different day or cancel for free.
We think you're going love Treasure Hunt Liverpool!
If you don't have fun, we promise to give your money back. We'll ask for a quick chat on the phone to understand what went wrong.
No spoilers... You'll see the best areas, but the real fun is finding the clues and noticing things in the city that you'd otherwise walk right past.
Fun way to discover hidden gems”
The treasure hunt Liverpool provided a great walk around the city covering interesting not so well known view spots and at the same time made us think while solving the riddles.
The “bombed out church” - the church without a roof, now a classy outdoor bar and events space
RC Metropolitan Cathedral (Paddy’s Wigwam) - famous for its futuristic space-ship appearance and whacky circular design.
Hope street - the core of the city’s vast Georgian quarter, and home to some excellent bars and restaurants.
The Philharmonic Pub - Victorians at their most lavish, including Grade-II listed toilets!
Anglican Cathedral - an extremely large cathedral with a fabulous sunken garden behind.
The Albert Dock - the iconic red-brick building which survived two wars and a century of being derelict.
The Royal Liver Building, The Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool - the impressive trio known as the “Three Graces”.
Liverpool Town Hall & Nelson Monument - in the heart of the business district, the former financial powerhouse and home to fancy bars and restaurants.
Cavern Club & Mathew street - a buzzing centre of musical history, and of course the Beatles’ home venue.
Liverpool ONE - the city’s buzzing, modern open-air shopping district.
Bold Street - home of some of the best food and independent shops.
By the end, you'll have a great overview of Liverpool and you'll know which areas you want to go back to.
If it's raining on and off, you can pop into a cafe or pub along the route. There's no time limit.
If it's properly raining you can play another day, or even split it over two days if you like.
If it's really heavy rain and you don't want to get washed into the Mersey, you can cancel for free, even if you've started the game.
Treasure Hunt Liverpool is all outdoors in public spaces. The route is designed so you can avoid other people and everyone can play on their own phones.
Read our full guidance for playing.
Don't worry! The treasure hunt has some tricky clues, but if you get stuck you can ask for a hint.
We'll make sure you don't get completely stuck, wandering around the Albert Dock...
Yes! You already know the city, but we bet you'll notice things you've walked past a hundred times before.
We've worked hard to find the less-obvious stuff - beyond the typical blue plaques - and some interesting stories and anecdotes. You're going to have a great time!
The game is designed for adults and curious kids aged 8 and up.
Younger ones are welcome though you may have to help by interpreting the clues and Captain Bess' pirate speak.
The whole route is pushchair friendly, avoiding steps or showing step-free alternative routes.
We’re a family of four with a 13 year old and a 11 year old. Mum was map reader, dad reminded kids about clues, and kids were hunting for clues.”
Great Sunday famo fun”
It was a really great day and we have recommended to all our peeps!
It's 3½ miles walking but there are lots of places to rest, like great bars and cafes and nice open squares to sit down.
“ The clues and the maps are a lot of fun. We learnt new things and appreciated the beautiful scenery as we went around the city.
I would definitely recommend this to anyone as it was such an amazing experience. We had a lot of smiles and laughter and haven't stopped talking about it since.”
Telephone: 0151 675 0229
Text us: 07380 309380
The Grand Voyage
132 Bold Street, Liverpool, L1 4DH