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London’s Kings Cross: colour, curiosities and courtyards

created by Jennifer -a London-local and trend-spotter, sharing her ‘street wisdom’.
22 reviews


Play anytime within the next 6 months.

Dive into the hidden stories and gems of London’s King’s Cross! As you solve a playful trail of 12 riddles, you’ll explore hidden courtyards and gardens, fascinating architecture, striking sculptures and a very colourful past. Discover how this area has constantly transformed itself and why it’s always been one of the most exciting postcodes in London!
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12 riddles.
1,5 – 2,5 hours.

Start in King’s Cross Square (on Euston Road), in front of King’s Cross Train Station.
End in Granary Square, near King’s Cross Stations.

Highlights: Urban art at the British Library. Impressive architecture. Granary Square and the Regent’s Canal.

Play 7 days a week, starting your adventure between 10:30 and 15:30.


You’ll receive an email with a link to your game. The link to the game is valid up to 6 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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22 reviews for London’s Kings Cross: colour, curiosities and courtyards

  1. Rarariddlers

    Tricky at times but such a refreshing way to enjoy our city!

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    Sometimes difficult to find one’s way for French guys 🙂

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    It was really great fun and informative!

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    Brilliant experience

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1. Choose your game

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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