Watch the city fade into the night with our evening trail. Starting at Southbank's Concrete bar, you'll travel high and low, from river views to hidden basement bars.
Start Location: Concrete Bar at the Hayward Gallery Start Time: Tue-Sat 2pm-8pm, Sun-Mon 2pm-5pm. Duration: 2-3 hours including two bar breaks Difficulty: Easy-medium Local Knowledge: None Name: Bright Lights Evening Trail
This trail has a romantic twist. Starting at the Vinoteca, you'll wander through parks and sample sweet somethings. Show your welcome text message to the bar staff at Vinoteca to get two glasses of wine for the price of one.
Start Location: Vinoteca Wine Bar & Shop Start Time: Mon-Sat 12-4pm. Sun 12-2.30pm. Duration: 2-3 hours inc 45 min break Difficulty: Easy-medium Local Knowledge: Medium. Bring an A-Z map. (Get stuck on a clue? Request a hint). Name: Cupid's Conundrums
A central trail with a touch of park, contrasting art and two bars en route. The ideal warm-up to a night out in the West End.
Start Location: National Gallery Cafe Start Time: Wed-Sat 12pm-4pm. Duration: 3-4 hours including one 30 min and one 45 break Difficulty: Easy-medium Local Knowledge: Medium. Don't forget your A-Z map even if you know London well. Name: Bar Breaks
Soak up the hidden delights of this seaside town on this moderately cryptic trail with quaint shops and quirky bars.
Start Location: The Hope Start Time: Tue-Sun between 11am and 3pm. Duration: 2.5-3 hours including a 30 minute pub-stop (3 miles) Difficulty: Easy-medium Local Knowledge: Medium. Newcomers grab an A-Z map from the station and don't be afraid to ask the friendly locals for help! Name: Quirky Bars and Seaside Places
Discover Newcastle and Gateshead's cultural quayside.
Start Location: Pitcher and Piano, The Quayside Start Time: Any day between 10am and 4pm. Duration: 2-4 hours including a 30 minute pub-stop (3 miles) Difficulty: Easy Local Knowledge: None. Coming by train into the Central Station? Grab a mini A-Z map from WHSmith. And you can leave bags at left luggage beside the platforms. Name: Cultural Quayside
Wander the walls of York and weave through quaint cobbled streets. An ideal introduction or a revitalising refresher for visitors and locals alike.
Start Location: Kings Arms Start Time: Any day between 11am and 3pm. Duration: 2-3 hours (2.5 miles) Difficulty: Easy Local Knowledge: Low. First time visitor? Grab a free map from the tourist information centre at No 1 Museum Street. Coming by train? Leave your bags at left luggage at York station. Name: Quaint Quest
Most HiddenCity hunts are £16 per team. You can have as many people as you like on a team as you’re paying per phone. Text messages that you send are charged at your standard rate, or may be free if you have ‘bundled texts’ with your phone package. There is no charge to receive messages.
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