Chester to Host Festive Treasure Hunting

During the festive season Chester is transformed into a winter wonderland with Christmas pop-up markets, venues decorated with fairy lights and menus bolstered with baked treats and hot drinks. For those looking to delve into all the city has to offer in the coming months, Treasure Hunt Chester is providing a unique opportunity.

Led by the pirate chieftain Bess (a friend of Father Christmas) competing teams will be given clues via their smartphones taking them on a treasure hunt in an around the city. The trail is designed to showcase the highlights and hidden gems of Chester in the winter season and celebrate both its past and present.

As players embark on the hunt, they can experience the city decked out for Christmas in an interactive adventure that combines a city tour with an entertaining gain. In between solving cryptic clues, the treasure trail will take teams to perfect pitstops along the way for some festive fare with plenty of opportunities to enjoy a mug of mulled wine with a mince pie or a steaming German bratwurst in a bun.

Intrepid adventures looking to learn more about Chester can take a group of friends or family or arrange a treasure hunt for their festive work do combining team and Christmas spirit. Treasure Hunt Chester also offers the option for gift givers to buy experience vouchers they can put under the tree for their loved ones or send online in an electronic format for their friends further afield.

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