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BucketRace's location tasks, challenges and puzzles are built around the culture, vibe and feel of the locations they're in. Within London, every area has something that makes it unique. It may be the areas history, monuments, trivia, residents, tourists, activities, geography or raison d'être. Whatever it is, we've succeeded in building engaging, fun and memorable ways of exploring all of these unique areas, whilst simultaneously creating a competition built around entertainment, adventure and releasing your inner child.

 

Below we've provided a brief summary of most popular BucketRace locations, including a description of their cultures combined with some of our favourite tasks within that location. 

London

Brixton

Brixton is a lively, multicultural area with a down-to-earth vibe. It offers street food, vintage finds, clothes and produce that reflect the area’s Caribbean roots. Brixton is lively during both the day and nighttime, providing lots of eateries, entertainment and activities. 

BucketRace's tasks reflect Brixton's Caribbean vibe.

Examples include: Eat Plantain out of a Banana skin | Rock down Electric Avenue while singing Eddie Grant | Find 3 different Caribbean Flags

Camden

Camden is a vibrant, diverse area with a ties to Rock & Roll, Judaism, Canal trade and Horse Power. Camden Market offers many independent stores, providing an eclectic alternative mix of food, clothes and music. Camden's High Street provides daytime shopping and an active nightlight. 

BucketRace's tasks showcase Camden's roots.

Examples include: Gallop in front of large Metal Horses | Start a Rave inside Cyberdog | Sit on a canal barge

Central London

Our central London route is slightly different to our other routes. It's a combination of our Soho, Covent Garden, Westminster and Hyde Park locations. Meaning it has mixed feel to it, with some of the best and most interesting sights London has to offer. We use this route for some of one off our public events and it typically suits tourists who are looking to see some of the big sites! 

 

Examples include: Take a perspective photo of Big Ben | High five a Horse Parade Guard | Cuddle a Giant Teddy Bear in Harrods

Covent Garden

Covent Gardens route runs from Leicester Square, to Piccadilly Circus, to Trafalgar Square, finishing in Covent Garden. It covers some of London's most notorious tourist spots, including the national gallery, nelsons column and Covent Gardens famous street performances. 

BucketRace's tasks uncover Covent Gardens hidden Gems.

Examples include: Join in with the show | Lay with a Giant Lion | Get shot by Eros's love arrow

Docklands

The Docklands - formerly a part of the world's largest port (Port of London). The whole area is rich in shipping, war and business history, hosting London's famous business district Canary Wharf. The Docklands routes provides many daytime activities, contemporary art installations as well as London's O2 arena. 

BucketRace's tasks explore The Docklands past, present and future. 

Examples include: Six Public Clocks | Come in like a wrecking Buoy | Skip under the replica entrance to the West India Docks

East End

The East End is host to some of London's most famous events, trivia and culture. It's known for it's heavy bombing raids during the blitz, it's host to Jack the Rippers victim sites and was once heavily associated with gangster and crime -most notably the Cray Twins.  

BucketRace's tasks capture The East Ends rich history and culture. 

Examples include: Try on a Petticoat at Petticoat Lane Market | Find a self raising market | Become a Jack the Ripper Stripper

Greenwich

Greenwich - The Dawn of Time, home to London's biggest telescope and the birthplace of 3 Tudor monarchs, it really is quite the spectacle. Just far enough removed from the hustle and bustle of London City. Where else can you observe both the London Skyline, Outer Space and 2 time zones at the same time? 

BucketRace's tasks explore Greenwich's multidimensional space. 

Examples include: Locate the birthplace of Henry VIII | Stand in both the Eastern & Western Hemispheres | Hold up Nelson's ship in a bottle

Hyde Park

Hyde Park is London's most notorious green space, hosting Kensington palace, the Serpentine as well as multiple monuments / fountains. Adjacent to Hyde Park are some of London's most famous buildings such as The Natural History Museum, The Royal Albert Hall and Harrods. 

BucketRace's tasks orientate around Hyde Parks main features.

Examples include: Perform a song in the Bandstand | Ride in a Horse and Carriage | Find a Harrods Green Man

London Bridge

London Bridge provides a harmonious balance between medieval and modern, with buildings such as The Shard, City Hall and the Towers of London. Its architecture and open spaces are diverse. You can go from standing at the top of London's tallest building to losing yourself in its smallest cul de sac in seconds. 

BucketRace's tasks encapsulate London Bridges hybrid terrain.

Examples include: Locate 6 guns pointing at London Gateway service station | Stand under City Halls Spiral | Open a drawbridge

Portobello Market

Portobello Market is known for its chic boujee style, famous antique markets, and association with the film 'Notting Hill. With every turn you are inundated with some kind of noticeable references, from the famous 'blue door' to Paddington Bears work place, to Farmer Streets row of colourful houses. 

BucketRace's tasks guide you through Notting Hills infamous landscape.

Examples include: Leave a funny note in a book at the Notting Hill Travel Book Shop | Wear a Cravat | Knock on Notting Hills Blue Door 

Regents Park

Regents Park is host to an abundance of attractions, activities and public spaces, including London Zoo, London Central Mosque & The Open Air Theatre. It is also adjacent to Baker Street, the famous home of Sherlock Holmes and is the nearest central space to the infamous Beetles - Abbey Road E.P. - photograph. 

BucketRace's tasks chaperone you through The Regents atypical park.

Examples include: Recreate the Friends Tv Show intro scene with a fountain | Saw like a bronze Eagle | Walk across a bridge like Ducklings

Shoreditch

Shoreditch is trendy, gentrified area, which combines a modern city feel with a creative, free flowing mentality. Brick Lane provides street food, independent retailers, fun activates and street performers & art. Brick Lane is also known for its Bengal style Curry Houses.

BucketRace's tasks engross you in Shoreditch's distinctive lifestyle.

Examples include: Check your balance at the Cockney Cashpoint | Collect an obscure item from Brick Lane Market | Find a Hipster

Soho

Soho is small region found bang in the middle of central London, so jam packed with diversity that we decided to give it its own route. It’s known for its strong ties with the LGBT community, China Town, proclivity towards adult entertainment, West End shows and 24/7 energy.

BucketRace's tasks blend into Soho's diverse way of life.

Examples include: Jump under the largest Chinese Gate in the U.K. | Sit on a rainbow barrel | Trap your fingers in a Chinese Finger Trap

Stratford

Stratford was once primarily known for its performing arts; however, in 2012 it played host to London's Olympic Games, bringing with it a profusion of new buildings, structures, art works, hangouts and culture. Stratford is now home to the Arcelormittal Orbit, Olympic Stadium and Victoria Parks Chinese Pagoda. 

BucketRace's tasks tour Straford's history, sites and landmarks.

Examples include: Choo a public human train around the Railway Tree | Slide down the Arcelormittal Orbit | Sit like Buddha in a Chinese Pagoda 

The Square Mile

The Square Mile's route uncovers some of its intricate history, exploring what was once the Roman capital of Londinium, to the modern economical stronghold it is today. It's full of rich history and iconics structures such as St Pauls Cathedral, The Bank of England, Leadenhall Market and the Barbican Centre. 

BucketRace looks into The Square Mile's unique history, customs and traditions.

Examples include: Take a perspective photo of the Duke of Wellington with a traffic one on his head | Deposit your teammate at a bank |  Locate a Pineapple

Waterloo

Waterloo has an assorted mixture of mercantile attractions, hang-outs and different types of entertainment. It's a has a highly commercial, concrete and urban feel, with famous sites such as Shakespeare Globe Theatre, The London Eye, The London Dungeons and the Tate Modern. 

BucketRace's tasks escort you in Waterloo's distinctive urban topography.

Examples include: Get pointed at by a birdhouse | Become an art connoisseur with a stranger in the Tate Modern | Uncover the original Globe Theatre

Westminster

Westminster is the governmental hub of the London, giving it a major foothold on the medias world stage with an array of recognisable structures and monuments. This route explores London's political, religious, military and royal yesteryears, covering Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey & The Houses of Parliament.

BucketRace's tasks unite you with Westminster's regal and pious antiquity.

Examples include: Hold up Big Ben | Jeer in the Galleries in the House of Lords |

Photobomb a selfie in front on Buckingham Palace. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other locations

​So far we have organised and designed Race's in Berlin, Amsterdam, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Manchester and Liverpool. We're able to create and run Race's anywhere in the world, so if there's a location you'd like to explore in a new, creative, fun and memorable way, please contact us with your requiremnts.