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GR8escape York

4A Colliergate, York YO1 8BP, England
+44 7897 122834
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Fun family activity

Gr8escapes was a fun way to spend an hour and the kids really enjoyed it. Given one hour to solve... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kate B
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Space Cadets

Hi Jai Jai and Co!!! ;0) Thank you for an amazing experience. Massive thanks for looking after... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
clairedurkin
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York, United Kingdom
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One hour is all you have to solve the various codes and puzzles to escape from York's first live escape room.Try the new real life experience that is taking the world by storm. Work as a team to find the clues and swap ideas. Use your logic, take nothing for granted and remember the clock is ticking.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
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4A Colliergate, York YO1 8BP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gr8escapes was a fun way to spend an hour and the kids really enjoyed it. Given one hour to solve the clues to escape the staff were friendly and helpful when we got stuck. Solving the puzzles against the clock isn't as easy as it...More

Thank Kate B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi Jai Jai and Co!!! ;0) Thank you for an amazing experience. Massive thanks for looking after us. We did the Space Cadet room and was such a giggle. it took us a while and a few prompts to get going and although we failed...More

Thank clairedurkin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We previously failed to escape from the puzzle room but decided we had had so much fun we would go again on Father's Day. We tried the Space Cadet Room this time and worked well as a team to escape just in time. Clues are...More

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Great fun,straight forward with most of info that's to find..good clues from staff to help along.We just ran out of time!!! Mean maze at the end!! Well done Gr8 Escape team!

Thank Lisette B
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this escape room yesterday. We all enjoyed the experience thoroughly. The staff where very helpful and friendly. We even managed to find the diamond with 1 minute to spare. Would highly recommend!

Thank sazdalby
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Gr8 Escape today and attempted the Spy room. It was brilliant fun and we were so close to completing it, got to the last clue but time ran out. Highly recommended, totally not what I expected. We will be back with adult friends...More

Thank cockcroft2012
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Not what i expected. Took 2 cambridge graduates in with me. Totally useless lol. More gatherers needed. Really great fun evening. Totally recommend to all age groups

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We did this Escape Room as a three, aged 15-51. It is really good; nice mixture of puzzles and technical gadgets. The staff were really friendly and funny, especially feeding back their observations of us afterwards. And we managed to escape, which was very satisfying....More

Thank katharine a
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We went here for a hen party and all thoroughly enjoyed it - although some of us felt a bit out of our depth!! It was certainly more challenging than we’d expected. Having said that, the challenges are all very well thought out and at...More

Thank 561Sharri
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Our first time at this escape room venue and it was FANTASTIC, totally loved it and would highly recommend it. The staff member we had was very nice, polite and courteous lovely lady. We will definately be going back to take on the other rooms...More

Thank Secret-5quirrel
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HLM_18
15 February 2018|
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Response from Kevin T | Property representative |
None of our rooms involve any heights, jumps scares, cramped or enclosed spaces. All of our rooms are large, open, airy and well lit including natural light.
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jaydeefranks
17 April 2017|
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Response from Kevin T | Property representative |
Our Spy School Room and New York Diamond Room are available for 2-6 players although we recommend at least 3 for New York. Our Space Cadet Room is our hardest room and is for 3-6 players due to the... More
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angelawright2016
16 December 2016|
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