Latest Release:
2/20/2014
Version: 2.1
Price: Free
(release notes)

 

Attributes

Dogs are not permitted Bicycles are permitted Handicap Accessible Stroller Accessible Recommended for kids

Harry`s son 

  • Average Rating: 5 stars
  • Created by: roolku
  • Submitted by: Basic Member roolku
  • Start at:  N 55° 55.948 W 003° 13.584
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Play Time: 1 to 2 hours
  • Date Added: 10/3/2008 9:10 AM
  • Last Updated: 2/20/2014 10:58 AM
  • Downloads: 904
  • Completions: 36

A fantasy adventure in Harrison Park, Edinburgh.

About This Cartridge

Immerse yourself into a virtual fantasy world and find out about the hidden secrets the park holds.

You need to solve this cartridge in order to find geocache GC1GVY3. 

Starting Location

Harrison Park is a small urban park in the south west of the city. It is well cared for and valued by local people. The formal park sits alongside the Union Canal, which provides a valuable wildlife corridor in the area. 

Recent Cartridge Logs:

Groundspeak Premium Member Perfect_Dark played it on 1/3/2019

Rating: 5 stars

I FINALLY FOUND IT!!! It's only taken me 3 years!

As you can see from the log below I installed this WhereIGo cartridge back in 2016. It was my first WhereIGo and one of the closest caches to home so thought this would be an easy one to get. It took me a few tries to work out how not to die in the game but over a few months I managed to complete everything up to the end, but couldn't work out how to get through the final part. Eventually, after a year or so, I asked for some help on a facebook geocaching page and someone gave me a hint. Off I went to play the game for probably the 10th time and finally managed to complete it! I was so happy! Then to the GZ, but it put me in the middle of a patch of nettles. I gingerly had a look around the area but thought I would wait until the winter to have a better look. That winter came and went and after another couple of attempts of trying to find it I sort of gave up.
Then a few weeks ago I was wandering along the canal in the late evening with my partner and thought I'd have another look. He wasn't too impressed at being asked to looking for another cache in the dark and cold so it wasn't too long till I gave up again. Then I realised I was getting close to my 1000th milestone so, at the New Years Event at the Loony Dook, I asked a couple of cachers for another hint. I went back this evening and found it straight away but as could have been predicted with this cache I wasn't able to fish it out. So off home I went, to arm myself with tools. I'm an electrician so almost planned to bring my whole toolbag but thought some needlenosed pliers and a screwdriver would suffice. I was so happy to log this nemesis for my milestone after at least 10 attempts to complete the cartridge and another 7 to find the cache. I think I made this much more difficult than it needed to be, but I will reiterate the CO's comment from 08/06/16, it is easily accessible from the path. I think on a sunny day I might just go play the cartridge again to say hi to the main character one last time.
Thanks, Roolku for the adventure and the brilliant cartridge. FP awarded

DNF log from 03/05/16:
Well, I've tried this cartridge 4 times now and I can't work out how to complete it. It doesn't look like it's crashing but I'm also not able to do anything with the ice block, or at least I can't work out how to use it. It's more annoying because I really love the adventure of this whereigo and want to find the cache. Maybe I will one day.

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Groundspeak Premium Member Jaco67 played it on 7/17/2016

Rating: 5 stars

After a few attempts at this old fellas first Wherigo I finally managed to finish it yesterday.Boy that ice Block bit nearly had me tearing my hair out. Was nearly on point giving up tried one more tactic and it worked.:)
Park was very busy with Pokémon Go hunters which kind of helped me to cache hunt under cover.:)

Found cache signed log and then headed of to do the bonus cache Sir Harry`s Treasure, that was a bit of a hike for me but after few rest stops and getting on the right path I was finally rewarded with a find.
A Treasure well worth the effort and hard work many thanks for this adventure.:)

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Groundspeak Premium Member unowho67 played it on 8/4/2014

Rating: 5 stars

We really like wherigo caches, so this has been on our 'To do List' for a long long time . Today was our last day in Edinburgh and then we faced the long journey back to 'The Midlands' . We were a little concerned as to how long this one would take after reading the description and knowing we could die at any point in the game, as we still had a list of must do caches while in Edinburgh. However, having played 'Sir Harrison's Legacy in Alicante we knew exactly what to do here

While we were having breakfast that morning I had been telling [Monki] all about the Sir Harrison's wherigo as it is one of my all time favorite wherigo caches and we have played over 200 now It was great to have another go at playing this one in Scotland, I hasten to add we avoided the dangerous pit

We finally had the final co-ords and a quick find here for Mr unowho.

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Groundspeak Premium Member Delta68 played it on 7/27/2014

Rating: 5 stars

This was one of the wherigos we played on our road trip around Scotland.

What can we say, this wherigo was a brilliantly frustrating RPG. Mrs D came to a very sticky end quite early on in the game (don't you just hate it when that happens?) so had to restart, then there were further issues with her iPhone so she played on the Oregon 550. We thought we'd visited every zone and after a bit of head scratching and going backwards and forwards we thought we'd reached stalemate then a chance encounter with another character in the game gave us an idea on how to continue and it was plain sailing after that. A great sense of achievement to complete it.

Having created many of our own wherigos we fully appreciate the time and effort that has gone into setting this one up for us to enjoy.

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Groundspeak Premium Member hobgoblinkiteflier played it on 6/27/2014

Rating: 4 stars

We first tried this Wherigo last year and failed at the final hurdle. I think it was because we were using the Garmin Oregon 450, but it might have been a random bug. This time I was on my own and had to retrace my steps, this time with my Android HTC Wildfire-S phone. It was a better player than the GPS as it had proper sound.
The park was busy but no one paid me much attention as I went to and fro on foot and bike (I could have locked it up, but it saved a bit of time).
Eventually I reached the same point where we failed before. But this time - success!
Thanks for the imagination and work that has gone into this game.

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