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Detective Day Out

An immersive outdoor experience packed with fun of discovering Cambridge whilst solving a murder mystery

  • 11th June 2022 - 12th June 2022

Download the app – your map for the day, follow the witness of the investigation (your local guide in disguise) and go on exploring!
You will be escorted on a thrilling journey past the city’s famous colleges, ancient churches, renowned museums and spacious parks. Each site is another puzzle.
Keep an eye on the app on your phone – the Murder Mystery Game is entwined with the walking tour route. Along the way, you’ll find hidden clues and solve a mind-bending riddle. As if you were in an Agatha Christie novel, all you have to do is collect information to ultimately deduce whodunit.

When the mystery is cracked and the city explored, it’s time to have a breather.

Stop for a meal at a place that caught your eye or picnic on the grass, visit a museum or pop down to a quirky shop you have just seen on the corner…

​We know that a good day out is not complete without a hearty pub grab – turn to the app for the best gastropubs, cafes and restaurants near you and enjoy a 20% discount on food and drink.

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Did you know?

In 1958, a group of engineering students managed to hoist an Austin Seven car onto the roof of Senate House, with the help of some clever calculations. It took the university a week to remove it – and will surely go down in history as one of the boldest student pranks ever!