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Bristol Treasure Hunt: The Mystery of the Sabotaged Balloon

Activity provider: Mystery Guides

Bristol Treasure Hunt: The Mystery of the Sabotaged Balloon

Activity provider: Mystery Guides

From US$ 8.49 per person

Join the adventure, and turn Bristol's old town into a GIANT outdoor escape room! Search for clues, unlock the puzzles & unravel the amazing Bristol mystery of The Sabotaged Balloon!

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  • Unravel the exciting story of Archie Russell and his amazing flying machine!
  • Discover Bristol's hidden local history
  • Get some fun outdoor exercise
  • Visit 4 of Bristol's most historic and atmospheric taverns
Full description
The legendary Bristol mystery.. .. unsolved for 200 years.. Until now. Begin your adventure at Bristol's oldest coffee house, and embark on a quest to unravel the mystery of Archie Russell and his amazing flying machine! ✔️ Enjoy a one-of-a-kind adventure to treasure with your friends. ✔️ Combine your skills to crack the clues & unravel the epic tale. ✔️ Discover Bristol's amazing history & hidden gems! When Archie Russell’s amazing flying machine came crashing to the ground.. police discovered that someone had secretly cut a steering rope.. Was it an act of revenge? Nobody knew. But the villain left a trail of clues.. … and this is where you come in. The pages of your Mystery Guide™ take you on an exciting puzzle adventure through the heart of historic Bristol, as you follow the maps, unlock the clues, and unravel the epic tale. Your challenge is to track down hidden objects, decode symbols, and uncover hidden messages, as you eliminate suspects and gradually unpick the crime. And an exciting twist awaits… Make it to the end and you'll be struck by an amazing ‘wow’ moment when the case is solved and the villain is revealed before your eyes! Simply grab your Mystery Guide™, head to the start, and set off at a time that suits you Don’t let the villain get away... Your time to start is now!
  • 40-page colour booklet containing a story to unravel, cryptic clues to solve, amazing local history, and colourful maps to follow.
  • 10% off in Café Revival
  • Food & drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Please enter Café Revival, and show them your booking receipt. They will then provide you with your activity materials. Please ensure that they give you 1 booklet for every 2 people that you have booked for.

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What to bring

  • Pen

Know before you go

  • The duration of this activity is around 3 hours
  • Distance: 4 km
  • Difficulty: Medium (Adults + older children)
  • Clues to solve: 16
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Great way to see hidden gems and the fantastic architecture of Bristol

August 8, 2022

Product ID: 416927