Boxing Day

Boxing Day originated in the United Kingdom and is a holiday celebrated on the day after Christmas Day. It was a custom for people to give “Christmas boxes” to tradespeople after Christmas, thanking them for good service throughout the year. Samuel Pepys‘ mentions donating to his shoemaker’s Christmas box in his diary entry for 19 December 1663. This custom … More Boxing Day

Exploring Antarctica

Antarctica Antarctica is the world’s fifth largest continent covering an area of around 14 million square kilometres that are virtually untouched by humankind. Much of it is blanketed by a vast permanent ice sheet, averaging 2,000 metres in thickness. The South Pole is the southernmost point on the surface of the Earth. It is also known as … More Exploring Antarctica

Giving history fans a new way to explore top museums and galleries.

Treasure Hunts In London offer an unusual way to discover some of London’s top visitor attractions. Become the hero of your own adventure as you search for priceless artifacts and seek answers to clues under the watchful gaze of old masters. Or take a trip outside and discover history on your doorstep. Venture along streets and … More Giving history fans a new way to explore top museums and galleries.

Wondering what to give your true love this Christmas?

Knowing what present to buy your loved one can be tough. But do you really want to give them a farm’s worth of livestock and a party load of people? Pity the poor recipient in The Twelve Days of Christmas. This traditional English Christmas carol, first published in England in 1780, tells the story of … More Wondering what to give your true love this Christmas?

It’s time for the annual Halloween Treasure Hunt at the British Museum

It’s That Time Again! Between 28th and 31st October 2017 Treasure Hunts In London will be running their annual Trick or Treat Halloween Treasure Hunts around the British Museum. This adventure includes the tricky treasure hunt, based on the specially written Halloween story,   followed by a calming cream tea treat. Begin by meeting the Witches and reading … More It’s time for the annual Halloween Treasure Hunt at the British Museum

Experience a fun treasure hunt for grown-ups

Who says treasure hunt fun is exclusively for children? This Halloween Adults can experience clue-solving fun and explore the British Museum with Treasure Hunts In London Your mission…… is to explore the museum and find the items hidden in the Halloween story…. Begin by meeting the Witches and reading the Halloween story. Trickier than it … More Experience a fun treasure hunt for grown-ups