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Bath Self-Guided Mystery: The Prince's Stolen Statue

4.6 / 5

10 reviews

Activity provider: Mystery Guides

Bath Self-Guided Mystery: The Prince's Stolen Statue

Activity provider: Mystery Guides

From US$ 8.79 per person

Turn the historic streets of Bath into an exciting outdoor escape room, with The Mystery of the Prince's Stolen Statue! Can you crack Bath's most legendary unsolved mystery?

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  • Solve the clues and crack the mystery
  • Discover the amazing local history of Bath
  • Enjoy some fun outdoor exercise
Full description
Turn the historic streets of Bath into an exciting outdoor escape room with The Mystery of the Prince's Stolen Statue. Enjoy a self-guided walking tour as you solve the clues, eliminate the suspects, and unmask the mysterious thief behind Bath's most daring robbery. The story starts on August 12, 1812, when the cream of Georgian society was invited to the city of Bath to attend the grandest social event of the decade, the Prince Regent’s 50th birthday party.

As a centerpiece for this lavish party, the mayor of Bath planned to present a very special birthday gift to the prince: a priceless golden statue that had recently been uncovered beneath the city’s ancient streets.

However, on the night of the party, as the city’s mayor removed the veil, onlookers were stunned to see that the statue had been stolen and replaced by a humble cabbage. As you solve the clues and unravel the mystery, discover Bath's hidden history, visit its most atmospheric taverns, and soak up legendary stories of the city's most notorious characters and places.

  • 40-page colour booklet containing clues, maps, story, and local history tales.
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • Guide

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Meeting point

Please enter the Independent Spirit of Bath at 7 Terrace Walk, Bath BA1 1LN, 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
Customer reviews

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4.6 /5

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On the whole we really enjoyed this and would recommend it. We had real issues with the first clue and had to resort to Google in the end. The characters on the building are not visible and I think this might need to be updated. Otherwise, really good fun and a great way to see the city.

March 7, 2022

Had great fun walking around bath and saw some interesting architecture

April 5, 2022

Great way to explore the city. Take your time and enjoy the pubs on route as well.

March 17, 2022

Product ID: 404124