Escape from the Golden Hinde

Escape from the Golden Hinde

Escape from the Golden Hinde
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Escape from the Golden Hinde is an Escape Game on a historic pirate ship in the centre of London! The Golden Hinde is a perfect reconstruction of the ship Sir Francis Drake sailed around the world in the 1570s. It is haunted by ghosts from that journey. The reconstructed ship also sailed around the world in the 1970s. Ghosts from that period also dwell on the ship. So, the ship holds an unhappy mix of spirits - like a dodgy Rum Mojito. (Which, legend has it, was invented by Drake.) You will be locked on the ship with these ghosts. You will have 60 minutes to escape. You'll also learn some history. But don't let that stop you.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • ClH
    London, United Kingdom4 contributions
    Loads of fun
    It was the start to our Christmas night out and it was huge amounts of fun. The crew were brilliant and as we were in three groups they kept us very well occupied on deck on a chilly January evening, until it was our turn to go below deck. It was well thought out and the boat was everything we hoped it would be. If you have a larger number of groups I would recommend staggering arrival times (there is a pub right opposite) as the last group has to wait a fair while before it's their turn. Would definitely recommend the whole experience.
    Visited January 2023
    Written 16 January 2023
  • Kat O
    London, United Kingdom26 contributions
    Fun AND rum all in one place!
    We have done lots of escape rooms, but this was one of the best! The venue was fun and original, with the mission well themed to suit, and the actors were briliant - they added so much to the experience with their enthusiasm...and rum (yes, rum is included as you solve your puzzle!!). So much so, I was tempted to stay drinking with them instead of saving the sinking ship! We'd had some issues with our date beforehand and Oscar could not have been more friendly and helpful in rearranging it for us. And we got a discount code for their other escape room afterwards, so have already booked up with additional friends - hoping to see Lilly and Oscar there too!
    Visited January 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 24 January 2023
  • Caroline
    1 contribution
    A shipshape escape
    We did Escape from the Golden Hinde as a company event. We had four teams in total and the crew did a great job of keeping us entertained while waiting to start. The puzzles are imaginative, really well planned out and suitably challenging, with the crew on hand to give hints where needed. The actors were all brilliant - so enthusiastic and engaging - and really made this a unique experience. All teams managed to escape! It was enjoyed by novices and escape room veterans alike. Would recommend wearing the safety helmets offered!
    Visited January 2023
    Written 27 January 2023
  • Kim H
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands3 contributions
    Great, original and interactive experience!
    We did the escape room with friends, diverse puzzels, tremendous entourage and lovely crew which give the experience an extra dimension. Fun for different types of people with different ages. We had so much fun! Thank you guys, we truly love this escape room! Eileen & Kim.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 4 February 2023
  • Emma S
    2 contributions
    Amazing setting but watch your head!
    This was really fun with a great atmosphere. The setting obviously could not be better. The crew were great fun and the puzzles were varied. Just be prepared to spend most of the experience hunched over due to the low ceilings and def wear the offered helmet. I'm 5'1 and bumped my head at least five times!
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 11 February 2023
  • Petern
    2 contributions
    Pirate fun and a total blast!
    This is one of the most fun and entertaining hours to be had in London. The setting was amazing, the prate crew outstanding. The puzzles were great family fun and we just managed to escape by the skin of our teeth. The kids had a blast and we raided the ship of its gold coin booty. What a fabulous time! Go and have a blast!
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 March 2023
  • coran007
    London, United Kingdom3 contributions
    Amazing experience
    Absolutely incredible experience. We went with friends, their young son and our 5year old. Everyone had a blast. I don't think it was really meant for kids as it is tricky but they loved it anyway! Would definitely recommend.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 27 March 2023
  • JToms
    4 contributions
    An amazing escape room
    We are a family of 4. This was the best escape room we’ve done and we have done quite a few. The ‘ghosts’ were in character as soon as you turned up and helped you when you needed it. The puzzles were brilliant. Definitely wear the hard hat they give you as some ceilings are low and you can hit your head! We asked for no shocks as my 11 year old hates them. She & my 14yr old absolutely loved it and were able to do some of the puzzles that I couldn’t! Highly recommend this to anyone. We had a fab time and escaped with 13secs to spare!!
    Visited April 2023
    Written 8 April 2023
  • Ross Nevill
    1 contribution
    A great pirating experience
    The Golden Hinde was a fantastic experience! It leans more into the experience than it does the puzzles which makes it a great option if you're new to escape rooms or have friends you're trying to get involved. The crew of the Golden Hinde are top notch and go a long way into getting you into the pirating crew.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 10 April 2023
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Joe H
Manchester, UK3 contributions
Dec 2023 • Business
Great team lots of fun, really enjoyed our experience the staff were fantastic, would recommend 10/10
Written 6 December 2023
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Simon W
London, UK3 contributions
Dec 2023 • Business
We had a fantastic time! The historic twist was very original and interesting, and the pace and timing was great.
Written 5 December 2023
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Fergus R
1 contribution
Nov 2023 • Friends
We took our band of miscreants hailing from theatre companies Odds and Sodds and Enigmatic Theatre to the Golden Hinde and had the most PIRATICAL time.

We were split into teams, branded 'Odds' and 'Sodds' and sent into the depths of the ship to find Sir Francis Drake! All the ghosts we met on our travels were amazing, engaging and lovely souls who it was a pleasure to meet.

With one crew having to wait above decks while the other group started, they were kept entertained with pirate games and shanties galore.

Touring multiple time zones on our quests, it was such a brilliant experience and a fantastic evening. Our thanks to Willy, Steve, Drake and the Party Pirate! We hope the Hinde treats you well!
Written 30 November 2023
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Ryan J
1 contribution
Nov 2023 • Friends
Amazing fun, really immerse and all of the performers were patient as anything with us idiots!! Really great time. TAME IMPALLADINS FOREVER!!
Written 18 November 2023
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elliebland
Vienna, Austria1 contribution
Nov 2023 • Business
Booked for a corporate team building activity and it was excellent. We had two groups and we were both well looked after. Would recommend to anybody for a team building activity we had suck a great time. Oscarrrrr and Salty Willy.
Written 16 November 2023
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Grace B
5 contributions
Nov 2023 • Business
We did this as two teams to launch the publication of a children's pirate book and it was fantastic! So much fun and the actors did bespoke performances of characters in the book. Would highly recommend.
Written 13 November 2023
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Kentishjames
Ashford, UK104 contributions
Nov 2023 • Friends
Small groups tackle a fun themed, well designed escape room on a quirky and excellent location. We ran as two teams, which added the extra competitiveness. Staff are interactive and helpful, but not overbearing. The challenge itself is fun and not too taxing, though the low ceilings in places isn’t great if you’re a bit taller (helmets provided!).

I would totally recommend this place - we had a blast!
Written 13 November 2023
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James H
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Couples
Phenomenal use of the space; I’m not a huge fan of using actors in escape rooms, but in this case it added an awful lot to the experience. Have done nigh-on 100 escape rooms all around the world and this has gone straight into my top-5.
Written 30 October 2023
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Kelly D
United Kingdom3 contributions
Oct 2023 • Friends
This escape room was great, actually the best we’ve ever done ( and we’ve done a few!) highly recommend
Written 26 October 2023
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NorthStar14826540038
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Friends
What a phenomenal escape room experience! We took a bunch of eleven year olds for a birthday party they will never forget! Live actors, great puzzles, the works! Don't miss this. It's awesome.
Written 22 October 2023
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