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The Murder by Edinburgh Castle

2 hours 

2 km/1 mile

Min. 2 players

€19 / £22 per person

Based on: Case G

8+ years recommended



365 days a year


City Centre, Edinburgh


'The Murder by Edinburgh Castle' takes place in the year 1901. You are a newly trained investigator, but no one has noticed your abilities yet.


A body turns up on a slope outside Edinburgh Castle. It is the body of a woman named Mary Brown. A young and recently engaged waitress who has become the victim of a terrible crime.

Could this case be your big break as an investigator?


You must collect the important clues and secure the evidence that the killer has left around the Royal Mile and the Old Town.


Can you solve the tasks that will lead you in the direction of the killer? Much is at stake for you, but also for the entire population of Edinburgh. Find the culprit before more innocent people become victims to a cold-blooded killer. 


Gather your team of investigators and head for Edinburgh Castle, where the first clues are found.


If you are a larger group of investigators, you can buy multiple mysteries and compete against each other. The first group to solve the mystery and identify the real killer wins.


Afterwards, you can read about the real case behind the mystery 'The Murder at Edinburgh Castle'.

Good luck! You may need it ... 

PLEASE NOTE: This mystery is only available in ENGLISH!

Mostly Barrier-free
(alternative route available)
For a unique view on edinburgh castle buy a mystery hunt


Go to the pick up point, which is a short walk from the starting point, to collect your mystery. Begin the game any time you want at the starting point indicated on the envelope.

The mystery takes place outside and is a private group activity, no third party members or additional players are involved. It is possible to play the game in larger groups, go to FAQ for more information or send an email with your request to:

Pick up point

The exact location will be sent via email after purchase













**You have to collect your mystery at the pick up point within 3 months after purchase, after which you can solve your mystery any time you want.**

Open Hours:

Mon – Sat: 8:30am – 5:30pm

Closed Sunday

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The Mystery Walk

'The Murder by Edinburgh Castle' takes place outdoors in the area around the Royal Mile and the Old Town. As a police detective, you are tasked with finding out who committed the murder of Mary Brown.


As you walk around the town of Edinburgh you most solve various  tasks related to the historic surroundings of the city.

Eventually, you reach Victoria Street, where you gather up all your clues and hopefully accuse the right person of the crime.

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