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London’s Surrey Quays: Dockside Discovery and Parkland Puzzles

created by NeilLondon born and bred, a professional hiker, urban explorer, foodie and Quizzard
40 reviews

28,00 per group (1-5 people)

Play anytime within the next 3 months

Step back in time on a fascinating story-driven journey through this picturesque area. This gamified walk explores Surrey Quays’ rich nautical history in a fun and family-friendly way. Learn about the groundbreaking transformation into a blissfully tranquil modern-day neighbourhood, while enjoying the scenery of London’s largest remaining dock and the natural beauty of its woodland! As you solve themed location-specific riddles throughout the experience, you’ll unlock recommendations of the local hot spots shared by the walk’s creator, Neil.

This playful walk across London’s dockside area sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know Surrey Quays or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

We know you’ll love our experiences, but if this is your first, rest assured - you can solve up to three riddles and still get a full refund, or in case of the Wonder Walks - all subscription plans come with one week free trial. See our T&Cs here.

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14 riddles.
2 – 3 hours. 4 km.

Start at Surrey Quays Overground Station
End your adventure at Stave Hill, Rotherhithe

Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:
The beautiful Greenland Dock.
Riverside views of iconic Canary Wharf.
The oasis that is Russia Dock Woodland.
Family favourite Surrey Docks Farm.
A hidden gem with the best view of the London skyline!

Play 7 days a week, during daylight hours.

 

You’ll receive an email with a link to your game. The link to the game is valid up to 3 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your game magically opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads. Super easy.

If it rains, take a break and wait for some sunshine, you can continue where you left off, or share the email with your teammates in case you run out of battery.

We recommend playing in a team of 1-5 people.

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40 reviews for London’s Surrey Quays: Dockside Discovery and Parkland Puzzles

  1. INSAtiables

    A lovely walk with lots of nice bits of history and new sights of places I thought I knew

  2. Anna

    I’d previously written off visiting South London, but this is far more central than I thought (literally right on top of the river for multiple parts of the route), and I found it to be a very interesting and relaxing experience 😊

  3. Lunchtime Leisure

    A fun, scenic adventure through a hidden gem I’ve excited to have discovered! 🤩

  4. Nick

    A brilliant way to see a lovely and fascinating are

  5. Sunday Spit Roasters

    A lot of fun! A great way to see Surrey Quays and some unexpected nature and architecture. The midway break was particularly refreshing 🙂 would definitely recommend on a sunny day!

  6. Sun Seeker

    Super-scenic in this lovely sunny weather 🌞☺️

  7. Studley Grangerz

    no comment
  8. Dockside Discoverer

    no comment
  9. The Wondering Woman

    Awesome. Great fun. Good clues, just the right level of challenge.

  10. Worldly Wanderer

    A fun, nature-filled adventure with lots of interesting surprises and an incredible hidden viewpoint!

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All our trails are created by locals. Buy the one that intrigues you the most. After the purchase, you’ll receive a link to your game via email.

2. Ready, set, go!

Go to the game’s starting location indicated in the email (play anytime up to 6 months from the purchase). Tap the Play button and the game will magically open in your phone's browser!

3. Find secrets

With each riddle solved, new cryptic directions will take you from one hidden gem to the next. You’ll unlock local stories and recommendations on your way too!

4. Win!

Play for the fastest time and get listed on our leaderboard. Or, take your time and share your best adventure photo using #secretcitytrails. Both might lead to a free game!

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