Enigma: Margate Edition

Enigma Margate - a Bafflements Game

“A fabulous combination of Escape Game & walking tour around a beautiful seaside town.”

Hapless historian Herbert Lozenge, on a global lecture tour, has got himself into trouble again! He’s locked his presentation about historic Margate in secure travel cases and he’s password protected the files on his laptop too. Now for good measure he’s locked himself in his hotel room. 

With the world’s top tourism and heritage bigwigs waiting for his presentation, Herbert’s reputation – and Margate’s too – are in your hands!

Can you follow Herbert’s clues round sunny Margate and unlock the secrets of its history to rescue him?


What: A glorious challenge combined with a fun and informative stroll through some of Margate’s many tales. Ideal for anyone aged 8 to 80 to discover this beautiful seaside town and its magical highlights.
When: Anytime during daylight hours.
Duration: 60 – 90 minutes average (no time limit).
Starts from: Station Approach Margate
Difficulty: Medium

What do I need?

  • A fully charged smartphone (Android or iOS).
  • A team of enthusiastic detectives (any number can play, with up to 6 phones linked to the same game).
  • The Roamr app, a free download from the App Store or the Google Play Store.

This is a self-guided game played on the Roamr mobile app. An exciting challenge and intriguing story are combined with images and directions, taking you to key points around the location to find the solutions to a series of puzzles. You can play the same game on up to 6 phones per team, with the next puzzle unlocking automatically as each one is solved. Hints are available to help you out if you need them, so you’ll never get stuck.