Manchester Medieval Quarter
Detective Mystery Trail
Warning: Our Trails are highly addictive (even for parents)!
Are you ready to explore Manchester?
Budding detectives - we need you!
Your self-guided detective mystery investigation starts at Piccadilly Gardens and will weave through the...
- A self-guided detective mystery walking Trail around Manchester.
- Ideal for kids aged 6 - 106!
- 1.5-mile 'linear' Trail (takes 2 hours to complete at your own pace).
- Text message service with clues if you get stuck.
- Solve the mystery and be entered into a £100 monthly draw.
- Learn more about where you live or explore somewhere new.
- Download your Trail now for instant fun (or receive your copy in the post)!
The Manchester Medieval Quarter Treasure Trail starts at:
Manchester Medieval Quarter
We have three super duper themed Clubs for your child to enjoy as part of their Treasure Trail experience.
Perfect for 4-8 year olds, the concept behind the Clubs is that your child will get a bundle of goodies to excite them about their forthcoming Trail experience, something to keep them entertained whilst travelling to and from the Trail, and something to be given on completion of the Trail as a keepsake.
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Before you set off on your awesome adventure, there are a few things you need to know...
The Trail is not marked as friendly for wheelchairs; however, those with light pushchairs should find the route manageable.
Bring your four-legged friends along! Please note that this is a busy city centre, so dogs will need to be kept on leads.
The closest long stay pay and display car park to the Trail start point is at the NCP Manchester Piccadilly Plaza (M1 4AJ), just a minute walk away. Or why not try one of Manchester's fantastic Park and Ride services? The Trail start is perfectly placed for access via the tram, with nearby tram stops at Market Street and Piccadilly Gardens.
There are some fantastic events in Manchester's calendar, all of which are great times to visit this beautiful city. However, you may find that some of the clues on this Trail may become obstructed or difficult to access on these occasions. If you would like further information about event dates, please contact Manchester Visitor Information.
There are public toilets available at the Town Hall, which is about a five-minute walk away from the Trail route before you reach St Ann's Church. There is a myriad of cafes, restaurants, pubs and other eating establishments along the way.
Why not make a day of it by taking a look inside Manchester Cathedral or by visiting one of Manchester's fantastic attractions, like the Science and Industry Museum or the People's History Museum? You could even try our other Manchester Trails to uncover more twisting tales about this amazing city!