Stage 1: The Lanyon Building
The given coordinates are for stage 1 and bring you outside the Lanyon Building. Designed by architect Charles Lanyon in 1849, the university had 23 professors and 343 students when it opened. In 2014/2015, the university had 23,853 students.
To find A: the year the 'most favoured route south' was completed, 18A1.
Stage 2: University Street
University Street is the very centre of the Queen's Quarter and Stranmillis Village, with the Lanyon Building and the Students Union sitting opposite each other.
To find B: the year the college for training of ministers was founded, 18B5
Stage 3: Whitla Hall
William Whitla was a physicist and politician born in Monaghan. Whitla studied medicine and Queen's and was a wealthy man. Upon his death, money was set aside to build an assembly hall, what is now Sir William Whitla Hall.
To find C: Underneath the blue plaque, there's another plaque. Find the year: 19C0.
Stage 4: John Bell Blue Plaque
John Bell was a Belfast-born physicist and the originator of Bell's theorem. He studied at Queen's and subsequently at the University of Birmingham.
To find D: The last digit mentioned on the blue plaque.
Stage 5: Eco Sculpture
Eco stands outside McClay Library and was unveiled for the centenary of the university in 2008.
To find E: How many letters in the first name of the person who unveiled the sculpture
Stage 6: Botanic Gardens
Opened in 1828 as private gardens, the Botanic Gardens sits on 28 acres and houses the Ulster Museum.
To find F: The cost of selling the gardens to Belfast Corporation, £F0,5000
Stage 7: Friar's Bush Graveyard
Friar's Bush is believed to be Belfast's oldest cemetery, dating back to pre-Christian times.
To find G: The distance from the River Lagan, G50 metres
The cache can be found at:
N 54 3(F+G).(A+B)(B/G)(C) W 005 5(E+F).(C-E)(D)(B+G)
The cache is a camouflaged container. Please bring your own pen and be stealthy!