This treasure hunt is designed to encourage children and young people to find out more about the history of Bangor and to be physically active by following the clues. The hunt will consist of a number of stages.
CLUES 1: The first 12 clues were released at Easter
CLUES 2: The next 12 clues were released at the start of May
The answers to these clues will help in completing the final guest.
150 for the group to find the treasure. There will also prizes include.
The final stagewill be revealed on this site10.00 am on Saturday 23rd May.
This will consist of a new map and new clues based on some of the 24 sites previously identified. If you sign up for the search and provide an e-mail address you will also get full details and clues sent to your e-mail address at 9:55 am.
The final clues will be posted on 23rd May at 10.00 and everyone taking part will collect clues from the various landmarks around Bangor. These will then be made into a phrase which will identify the site where the treasure is buried. In addition they will collect 5 numbers which will give the combination to unlock the chest. The first person to find the treasure and unlock the chest will win the treasure (150 quid).
All competitors who successfully complete the challenge will be given a certificate and included in a prize draw for a number of other cash prizes.
Competitors should download an answer sheet which will be posted on this site prior to the 23rd of May and insert their answers to the 24 clues. These will be collected on the completion of the search and included in the draw.
There will be two age categories under 12 years of age and up to 18 . Children 12 0r below must be accompanied by an adult.
Former shipmates and now sworn enemies, Peg-leg Antoine once had his booty plundered by Jenny Watts, right out from under his poop deck. The treasure was later smuggled to the coasts of Bangor in Northern Ireland and hasn’t been seen since. Peg-Leg Antoine died soon after suffering from food poisoning from under-cooked rat.