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The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail

Colchester, Essex, England

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Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Venue type: Outdoor

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Crime is blighting the streets of Colchester and they’re calling out for answers! Can you crack The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail?

A super spy is nothing without their tools and yours come in the form of an instantly downloadable PDF. This gives you a set route to navigate and a series of clues to solve, leading you to signs, plaques and landmarks all over the town and ever closer to the truth...

With your tech ready to go, take to the trail near the Mercury Theatre. From here a keen nose for clues will bring you to an actual  Norman castle and through the lovely surrounding grounds. The course is approximately 2.5 miles long and takes 2 hours to complete, but history heads won’t miss a chance to duel atop the Keep or walk past cobbled lanes of 17th-century cottages.

  • A self-guided treasure trail
  • Solve clues
  • Explore the streets of Colchester

Getting There and Contact Information


The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail, Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF, England


Click here to visit The Colchester Mystery Treasure Trail's website
01872 263692

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Trails are self-guided and can be instantly downloaded from the Treasure Trails' website. Follow the Trail, solve the clues and see the sights on any day of your choosing. There is no need to phone for opening details. All Trails are designed to be completed in daylight.


£9.99 per Trail (not per person). One Trail booklet recommended for a group of 4 to 5 people.

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Colchester, Essex, England

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