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Harrogate: Exploration Game with Pubs & Cafes

Harrogate: Exploration Game with Pubs & Cafes

A playful experience to discover the secrets of Harrogate, a mystery walk similar to an escape room but outdoors! Your team will receive clues on their phones that, once deciphered, will guide them around a route that showcases it's secret sights and great pubs/bars/cafes. The routes are all walking distance and clues get you working together and interacting with the city surroundings to find the answers, no prior knowledge required. Discover fascinating and amusing facts about Harrogate's past and present as you weave your way through the city. Make the day your own as you solve clues and challenges as a team; with friends, family or colleagues. Get competitive - race to the finish and set a leader board time, or simply go at your own pace and soak it all in. With recommended refreshment stops at top-rated pubs/cafes/bars that you can choose to indulge and refresh along the way. There are two stops on this route; - Half way; Rustic-chic gastropub serving gourmet dishes with international influences, plus cocktails & gin. - Finish location; Lively bar downstairs with 9 ale pumps, plus a quieter brasserie upstairs serving pub grub. Or, popular, London-inspired cafe serving modern breakfast & brunch dishes as well as lunch and spirits. Monthly challenges are available for teams to submit pictures/videos of their experience to win cash prizes each month. Links sent in the welcome message and information available on our website. For larger group bookings we recommend splitting up into teams of up to 5-8 people - this helps keep everyone in the team immersed and interacting with the game. Corporate bookings and packages are available, please email us at hello@thesecret.city for more information. Tickets can be used on any day and we have a 'love it or your money back' guarantee, we aim to provide a fantastic day for you! The Secret City awaits.

Royal Horticultural Society: Harlow Carr Garden Ticket

Royal Horticultural Society: Harlow Carr Garden Ticket

Enter a world of flowers, forests, and gardens as you spend the day admiring the natural beauty of Yorkshire. See the Sub-Tropicana Garden, where palm trees grow. Walk along Queen Mother's Lake as you are surrounded by redwood trees. Visit Yorkshire and enjoy this public garden run by the Royal Horticultural Society. Ramble around the Edwardian Garden to see the rectangular pond and dwarf evergreens. Transport yourself to a tropical paradise in the Sub-Tropicana Garden and go to the heated glasshouse. Smell the beautiful roses and other fragrant flowers in the Scented Garden. Continue to the Sandstone Rock Garden, built in the 1950s from local stone. Appreciate the Heather Beds, home to 20 different cultivars of heather. Relax in the tranquil environment by Queen Mother's Lake. Connect with nature in the Arboretum, a calm area of the garden away from the crowds where you can see the bamboo glade. Pause for reflection in William's Dell, named after Sir William Milner or watch the birds in the Bird Hide.

Harrogate: Quirky smartphone self-guided heritage walks

Harrogate: Quirky smartphone self-guided heritage walks

If you are Curious About Harrogate, take one of our quirky self-guided walks, where you can explore the heart of this historic Yorkshire spa town. Not only will you visit the better-known places – we make sure you visit the unusual and intriguing ones too! Added to this we provide compelling stories about the history around you, whilst you have fun following our detailed directions, finding answers to our addictive clues and matching pictures to places along the way. You’ll discover "hidden treasures", whilst reading snippets about the history of Harrogate and the people and events that have shaped it – whether you’re familiar with Harrogate or a first-time visitor, you will spot things you would not have otherwise noticed. Download the walks to your mobile device, then follow the directions and enjoy our self-guided heritage walks at your own pace and level of interest The walks are 1.5 miles and 1 mile respectively. Both walks are wheelchair / buggy friendly.

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