The Mystery of Nelson's Stolen Diamonds

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Turn the streets of Portsmouth into a 'whodunnit' treasure hunt adventure!

Discover Portsmouth's amazing history and secret hidden gems
Combine your skills to crack the clues and unravel the epic tale
Experience a one-of-a-kind adventure to treasure with your friends
Includes five historic taverns en route

On Nelson's last day on dry land, he stored a valuable diamond necklace in an old Portsmouth tavern. But that night.. someone snatched it! Was it stolen for money? Or an act of revenge? Nobody knows. 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 Portsmouth, as you follow the maps, unlock the clues, and unravel the epic tale. Plus, 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!

This is a self-guided tour, the 44-page guided activity booklet can be collected from behind the bar at The Dolphin pub at any time between 12pm and 8pm when showing your payment receipt. Address: 41 High St, Portsmouth PO1 2LU.

Walking distance: 3km
Duration: 2-3 hours

Please note: bank holidays may affect opening hours.

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Mystery Guide£19.99 activity

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    • Frankiezed
      Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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      Sunday, 23rd June 2024
      Completed the Regency guide in Bath, fantastic fun. Took us to parts of the town we would never have seen and facts about Bath we would have never have known. The clues are great fun and pub stops... Read full review
    • Janelovestotravel54
      Bushey, United Kingdom
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      Monday, 24th June 2024
      Fantastically fantastic fun. Brought for a girls weekend away and what fun we had. Some of the clues were easy and some were downright tricky. We all thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly... Read full review
    • H C
      Wiltshire, United Kingdom
      Regency Bath Treasure Hunt was so much fun.
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      We thoroughly enjoyed doing the Regency Bath treasure hunt. We've lived near Bath for many years and visited often but this time we saw and found out much more than ever before. One clue did however... Read full review

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    Portsmouth Treasure Hunt: The Mystery of Nelson's Stolen Diamonds

    Type:Walking Tour

    Starts at the Nelson Statue, Old Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2ND

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    Opening Times

    The Mystery of Nelson's Stolen Diamonds (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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