“The most fun we've had in a while!
Literally the best self-guided tour/activity.”
“What a brilliant way to see the city! It was
so well done and so reasonably priced!”
“Easy to follow, simple instructions
and the perfect level of clue difficulty!”
“Absolute bargain and it's excited us
to complete all of the other Killer Trails!”
What is a Murder Mystery Trail?
Good question, detective! Our Murder Mystery Trails are imaginative treasure hunts with a whodunit twist. Each meticulously crafted trail is...
A unique blend of walking tour, treasure
hunt and escape room-like elements
A discovery of historical landmarks and
hidden gems as you follow the route
Packed full of riddles, cryptic clues
and factoids related to your surroundings
A self-guided tour – do whenever you
like and at your own pace
Just print and go
Ideal for groups of 2-6 people, so at
just £12.99, they’re an affordable day out!
Solve cryptic clues as you follow the route to eliminate suspected characters and weapons and deduce the culprit. These immersive self-guided walking tours take you on a thrilling journey past historical landmarks and points of interest, offering a unique way to explore touristy hotspots around the UK.
Whether a local or visiting somewhere for the first time, you’ll gain a newfound appreciation for locations around the UK as you discover hidden gems and compelling factoids about your surroundings. Our trails are challenging adventures full of riddles, cryptic puzzles, and gripping stories for anyone who loves to explore, socialise, and learn. They’re ideal for groups of 2-6 people, and only one purchase is required per group. So, at just £12.99, our Murder Mystery Trails make for an affordable day out! Inspect our trails...
Download, print, and go!
Our trails are self-guided walking tours. This means you can conquer them at your own pace, taking as many detours and pit-stops as you desire. We’ve investigated all the highlights each location offers, which have been carefully crafted into each trail. There are plenty of must-see landmarks, selfie opportunities, and refreshment stops along each route. So, get ready to unlock a whole new world of adventure!
Simply download a PDF trail from our website to print at home, and you're ready to go! Trails are available immediately, so you can get solving the case right away. Don't have access to a printer? Alternatively, you can view the trail using a smartphone or tablet device.
Who are they aimed at?
Our creative team has devised compelling narratives full of pop culture parodies for the eagle-eyed detective. Characters, themes and plots are often inspired by and pay homage to our favourite works of fiction, local legends and historical figures. You’ll have a killer time on our trails if you enjoy escape rooms, puzzles, scavenger hunts, ghost and historical tours, murder mysteries, and board games.
Our Murder Mystery-themed trails make for a thrilling city break or day out with spouses, friends, colleagues and the whole family. Before you’ve even solved your first Murder Mystery Trail, you’ll be dying to do another!
Where can I solve one?
From Edinburgh to Cornwall, our trails are spread out across the UK, and we’re now into double figures (whoop whoop!). The majority are based in major touristy hotspots. So, why not start plotting a killer day out with a thrilling Murder Mystery Trail? We firmly believe they're the best way to explore and learn about your surroundings.
We strive for quality over quantity and meticulously craft every trail from scratch, ensuring each one is to die for. Whilst we would kill to have trails in every town and city, we’re a young company with a small team, so please bear with us as we steadily smother the entire UK! Are you ready to get your sleuth on?!
Experience our latest killer trail!
Would you like to explore the historic streets of Lincoln while solving a thrilling murder mystery-style treasure hunt?
Well, you’ve come to the right place, detective! The IMPractical Jester is an immersive treasure hunt with a whodunit twist. This self-guided tour leads you on a thrilling journey through the heart of ancient Lincoln. Along the way, you’ll discover breathtaking landmarks and hidden gems, solve impish puzzles and find hidden clues to ultimately deduce whodunit. It's time to get your sleuth on!
An absolute MUST if you like adventures!
"The most fun we've had in a while! Literally the best self-guided tour/activity that's super exciting and engaging, while also being informative. Absolute bargain for the price and it's excited us to complete all of the other Killer Trails!! It's easy for all age groups to solve and you can take as long as you want to solve it - we definitely took our time, taking in all the beauty of our surroundings and looking at things we normally wouldn't have looked at. Getting to the end of it and solving the murder was definitely a bonus and super satisfying and rewarding!"
The clues are there!!!
"Fabulous concept! Great fun looking up and down, finding new things and trying to beat each other at solving the clues. Suitable for young and old. We loved it! Picked up the pen and clues off we went. Lots of stops on the way to discuss what next. Really enjoyed it and saw things we would not normally have seen."
Fun way to explore Oxford!
"Such a great way to explore Oxford! The tour was so fun and engaging, which takes to you to lots of key Oxford landmarks! The format also means you can take breaks when you need and keeps it very relaxed! So you can tailor it to your group! Definitely recommend and will be doing another one again!"
Perfect activity when in London.
"This was the perfect activity for my group and me! One in the group had never been to London before, and the rest of us had been several times. But this trail certainly made sure that we all got to see something we'd never seen before! It was so much fun and the clues were a perfect mix of difficulty! I would highly recommend this activity to anyone interested in experiencing London in a different way."
A great cheap day out.
"I was in charge of planning a trip for my family, as a day out. I stumbled across Killer Trails murder mystery and thought perfect! We raved from start to finish to see who could complete it first, we were so competitive and the game was so good that every minute flew by, we were laughing and giggling bumping into each other, hiding our secrets and trying not to look obvious when we found something the entire way around! It was actually so much fun. What a great, cheap day out for my entire family. 10/10"
The perfect birthday outing.
"This turned out to be the perfect birthday outing for my husband during the lockdown restrictions. It was a really fun experience. And my husband wants to check out other trails in different cities soon. It was so cool finding clues while spotting things we had never noticed in the city. We stopped half way through to have lunch outdoor with food we took along as all restaurants are closed due to the lockdown. Thank you so much. This is a brilliant concept."
Fun times for all the family.
"Friends and I completed this at the weekend. I’ve lived in Manchester for 8 years now and I still found new things. Great story, would say it’s a medium level in terms of how challenging it was. Highly recommended. Even better with adults having a couple of drinks at key locations."
Affordable, fun, and something different.
"The murder mystery trail was so fun and such a unique and engaging way to look at things you wouldn’t normally see, and learn things about York you might miss at other attractions. It’s affordable, fun, and something different. Easy to follow, simple instructions and the perfect level of clue difficulty for all!"
Plot a killer day out to remember