Kanyu Escape
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
Kanyu Escape presents "The Secrets of South Lodge", Yorkshire’s premier escape rooms and team development centre. Kanyu Escape has been skilfully created by top movie set builders – ex-Star Wars, Fantastic Beasts, Lara Croft - to create a truly immersive experience. Our escape rooms are live action, team-based games where you unearth clues and solve puzzles to learn secrets and escape. Can you discover The Secrets of South Lodge?
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Vicki G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic set and brilliantly challenging clues
    Me, my brothers and my dad teamed up to tackle the lightening in a bottle room. It was our first time in an escape room and now we're hooked...it was amazing! We all absolutely loved it! Two engineers, a teacher and a designer and we definitely found it a challenge. The theme throughout was top class and the puzzles were excellently planned. We are already trying to plan another weekend to do the other rooms. Thank you for a wonderful morning!
    Thank you so much for your review, it's wonderful to hear you had a good time. Maybe Inshould have warned you that escape games can become additive! We'll look forwards to seeing you again for some more challenges
    Written 10 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 July 2023
  • tobin965
    Leeds, United Kingdom22 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Outdoor escape room was brilliant, highly recommend!
    Our first experience of an outdoor escape room and was not disappointed. Excellent range of puzzles and lots of fun for us as a group of adults. The hosts are friendly and welcoming, overall an excellent morning. Will definitely be returning to try the indoor rooms.
    Thank you so much for your review - it's great to know you enjoyed your visit.
    Written 19 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 July 2023
  • GoneCrabbing
    130 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great time ,would recommend.
    This was my first time doing an escape room and thoroughly enjoyed the experience from start to finish. We were welcomed and given a comprehensive introduction by Bob. The room was authentic and the clues stretched us , however help was on hand when we were floundering. Time flew as it does when you enjoy yourself. Managed to complete and will return to try the other rooms in the future.
    Thank you for reviewing us; it's lovely to know you enjoyed your visit - time really does fly in escape games!
    Written 19 July 2023
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    Visited July 2023
    Written 18 July 2023
  • OneChubbyCub
    41 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Another two brilliant rooms!
    Another two brilliant rooms - we had booked to do the outdoors room and the Secret of the Leopard People room after previously completing Lightning in a Bottle and absolutely loving it. Bob very kindly pushed our two bookings together to let us get away earlier, which was really welcome. He is a fantastic host: funny, knows his stuff and ready to step in when needed! The outdoor room was magnificent! Really clever use of space with a good mix of challenging and unusual puzzles: tickling the fish was a new one! We had to switch to the Following in my Footsteps room as there was a small (unavoidable!) issue with a prop in the Secret of the Leopard People room (which was soon fixed!). Absolutely no issue as we wanted to do that room anyway, and it was a very clever room built to a very high standard. Excellent work!
    Thank you so much for your review. Apologies for the inconvenience of switching games, tho' it's good to know it didn't spoil your time with us. Still, there remains a game for you to look forward to playing and we'll look forward to seeing you again.
    Written 30 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 July 2023
  • YorkshireMat
    48 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Family Fun
    Took my daughter to Kanyu as she wanted to try an Escape Room. I was advised that one of the rooms may not be the most suitable due to her young age - in that she may not be able to contribute too much and so may not find it so engaging. Advice taken, she chose one of the other 3 and thoroughly enjoyed it. Didn’t escape in the time but Bob kindly took the time to show her how to complete it. She wants to go back and do another one and I will happily take her.
    Thank you so much for the review; it's lovely to hear that your daughter enjoyed the game and we'll hope to see you again.
    Written 30 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 July 2023
  • Dean E
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    2 rooms, 1 record and an amazing time
    Decided to venture to Kanyu today after looking and thinking about it for a while and we both wish we’d have visited sooner, we’d booked in for 1 room and arrived early (we wait in the car if too early to avoid spoilers) but the host came out and let us know we could get going sooner which we were grateful for. The room itself was fantastic and some of the best atmosphere we’ve had in a room. We escaped in 44 minutes which was apparently the best they had and we went to the car to leave BUT there was a booking available for another room so before leaving the car park we booked a second room and had just as good an experience (although found it more challenging) and both chaps inside the centre made it feel welcoming and homely and we’ll definitely be returning to do the other rooms
    It was indeed a sparkling performance in Secret of the Leopard People with a record time for a couple - it was a real pleasure to watch you play, and thank you so much for reviewing us. We'll look forward to seeing you again.
    Written 30 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 July 2023
  • Gemma R
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great family visit
    Great game for the family (we played 2 adults 2 children, age 8 and 6) and had aot of fun! The puzzles were tricky enough to be enjoyable but also good for the kids to get involved in. Very easily accessible. Bob was very welcoming 😊
    Thank you so much for your review. Great to hear the family enjoyed their visit :-)
    Written 3 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 July 2023
  • Lisa V
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly recommended Escape Room
    Lots of fun from beginning to end. Bob was great in setting up the experience and the room - Secret of the Leopard People - looked great and had some interesting puzzles that were different from any other escape rooms I've been to. Looking forward to going back and trying another!
    Thank you so much for your review - great to hear your enjoyed Secret of the Leopard People and we'll look forwards to seeing you again.
    Written 6 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 August 2023
  • Mark S
    Hoyland, United Kingdom29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Theme was brilliant
    We did the room lightning in a bottle. The room was themed brilliantly. My partner and I took on a bit more than we could handle doing the room as a twosome. We definitely could have done with a extra pair of hands. We will definitely be back to try the other rooms. Bob our games master was fantastic and full of information and knowledge to help and advise as the game progressed which is how we like a room to flow
    Thank you so much for your lovely review. Lightning is a big ask for a twosome but you both made a great fist of it with some thoughtful puzzling. We'll look forwards to seeing you again.
    Written 6 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 August 2023
  • Ellen S
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A very good escape room
    We visited a few weeks ago, completing the first game in the series. As someone who had done many escape rooms in the past and someone who had never done one, it was really well balanced and we both very much enjoyed it. A good variety of puzzles, and non-linear so would have kept a larger group all engaged as well. As an added bonus, we had a lovely dinner in Wetherby afterwards at Bob's recommendation!
    Thank you so much for your review - glad you enjoyed the game (and the supper) 😁
    Written 25 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 August 2023
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Helen M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Great way to spend an hour with our three teen boys. Really enjoyed it. Just the right level of challenge and assistance from our guide!
Written 16 June 2024
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SallyG000
South Yorkshire, UK29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
We had a good time at Kanyu, and would go again for a different escape experience. We were a family party of 5 and we enjoyed the experience. Slight hiccup at the start when a communication mix up meant no one was there when we arrived, but that was soon behind us. John was a friendly and helpful host.
Written 10 June 2024
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Thank you for the review Sally. I'm very sorry about the communication breakdown that delayed your start but great to know you enjoyed the experience 😁
Written 11 June 2024
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Theresa B
Bridlington, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Amazing escape room, we've been before and had a great time then and today was even better. The rooms have been designed so brilliantly, with attention to detail and they are atmospheric and absorbing. The puzzles are varied, clever and intriguing. The assistance was well timed and friendly. This was a tough room and we ran out of time, but that didn't matter, we all really enjoyed ourselves and will be back for more.
Written 25 May 2024
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Thank you so much for your review. Enjoying the game and the puzzles is the main thing IMO - getting out is secondary. We'll look forwards to seeing you again!
Written 27 May 2024
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Lady_Lou
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
What a wonderful little gym in Wetherby! My friends and I tried this for a fun evening and it really delivered! It was more challenging than I expected which is a great thing! We all had a wonderful time and can’t wait to come back to do the other escape room themes at Kanyu. Thanks very much Bob!
Written 18 May 2024
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Hi and thank so much for the review. Lovely to know you enjoyed your game and we'll look forwards to seeing you again 😁
Written 21 May 2024
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Mike L
Spofforth, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
We have completed two of the escape rooms at this venue. Great intro, the rooms are professionally decorated and well thoughtout with great props. We had an amazing time and would go again.
Written 15 May 2024
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Thank you so much for the review - great to know you enjoyed your time with us.
Written 17 May 2024
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Ange N
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Went for an enjoyable afternoon out with sister, nephew and niece and we were not disappointed! This Escape Room gave us plenty of challenge without being too difficult. We didn't quite make it in time, but I blame my sister 'cos she was the one who missed the box in the cupboard she was searching which gave us the big 'in' for the game :-) Had some thrilling surprises too which were specially designed to make you work hard as a team. Great fun - will definitely return to try one of the other rooms. Thank you for a great time. Ange
Written 13 May 2024
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Thank you so much Ange for the review 😁 we'll look forwards to seeing you again.
Written 17 May 2024
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Alex S
York, UK16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Really nice friendly feel to the place. The escape room was challenging. The space was well set up with a really good theme. I’d recommend this as a good escape room with an unusual location.
Written 21 April 2024
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Thanks you ao much for the review, Alex, and for the recommendation 😁
Written 22 April 2024
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DustyTaylor
Newhey, UK20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
We visited and played (Follow in my footsteps) as a couple who have played around 30 rooms now. It's always a little nerve wracking playing as a two after playing many of our games as a four, but with appropriately timed guidance and a fantastic immersive, non-linear experience, we had a brilliant time and escaped too - always a bonus! There's nothing quite like a game someone has clearly put their heart into creating. Thanks for a fantastic morning! We will be back.
Written 14 April 2024
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Thank you, Dusty, for your very kind review. It's great to know you enjoyed the game (and for the 'love' to be appreciated). We'll look forwards to seeing you again.
Written 15 April 2024
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OldMaidMilly
Sutton, UK26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We visited as a family of 5 and played Lightning in a Bottle and Follow in my Footsteps. Both games were incredible, they looked amazing with such great attention to detail, and they were packed full of logical and clever puzzles. As a family who have played over 100 games these will be up there with some of the best. Bob has made a clever use out of an interesting space and created very enjoyable experience. Would definitely recommend and would love to come back to try the other games.
Written 11 April 2024
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Thank you so much for the review! It was a pleasure to host a team really getting stuck in to the puzzles and putting in such great times. We'll hope to see you again 😁
Written 11 April 2024
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Patrick A
Harrogate, UK10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Took my 12 year old daughter and some friends for her Birthday and they loved it! Fantastic experience from start to finish. Challenges tailored to their age perfectly and they had so much fun! Would highly recommend.
Written 9 April 2024
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Great to know the girls had fun 😁 Thank you so much for your review and recommendation.
Written 10 April 2024
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