Kanyu Escape
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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  • CityRhino
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Birthday treat
    We have done several escape rooms over the past few years and are always looking for new style ones. Bob welcomed us in and explained what the room was about. He asked if we wanted any hints if we seemed to be getting a little stuck and as we said we would like any if needed he gave just the right amount. There was a good selection of clues to work out to progress in the room and we all enjoyed the experience. We are looking forward to doing one of the other escapes here.
    Hi and thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time to review us. IT's great to hear you enjoyed your visit and we'll look forwards to seeing you again.
    Written 11 March 2023
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    Visited March 2023
    Written 6 March 2023
  • fwalsh229
    Beverley, United Kingdom69 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent Trip to Kanyu
    Excellent Rooms, Excellent theming, Excellent host. Kanyu is such a treat. The decor is second to none and the rooms are so well thought out. Rooms stacked with so much to do. We spent the full hour in all the rooms here and every second was needed. My favourite was lightning in a bottle. Getting out with just seconds to spare. Our host Bob was the perfect GM, giving us well timed hints.
    Thank you so much for your kind review; it's really great to know you enjoyed the games :-))
    Written 11 March 2023
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    Visited June 2022
    Written 9 March 2023
  • Loula P
    Wakefield, United Kingdom25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent
    This was a brilliant escape room was brilliant and great fun. My partner and I did the hardest room lightning in a bottle and it was brilliantly set up. I will say that it may be a bit much for just 2 people with how much there is to do in the room but it was still fun. Thanks to Bob for being a great games master. We will definitely be back to do the other rooms
    Hi and thank you for the review, it's much appreciated. You did select a tricky room and there is a lot to do in there, but you made a pretty good fist of it. We'll look forwards to seeing you again.
    Written 28 March 2023
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    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 March 2023
  • Natalie D
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Definitely recommend you go here!!
    I took my teenage daughter and her boyfriend on their first visit to Kanyu Escape and they tried the Follow In my Footsteps room. As soon as we entered South Lodge, the themed decorations and atmosphere was brilliant! Bob introduced himself and explained what would happen in the escape room. He was very kind and fun to have as a host. The room itself was very well set out and beautifully authentic. The riddles were really well thought out and very fun to solve. They had a fantastic time and cant wait to go again to try another room soon.
    Hi Natalie and thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure to host your daughter and her boyfriend and it's great to hear they enjoyed the game.
    Written 2 April 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 2 April 2023
  • Sally W
    Leeds, United Kingdom13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome
    Our first Escape Room and we were not disappointed! Staff were great, brilliant humour, I'm still chuckling! Really enjoyed it from start to finish and am looking forward to booking our next one with you.
    Great to hear you enjoyed the game - we'll look forward to seeing you again.
    Written 12 April 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 11 April 2023
  • Anne D
    Harrogate, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Challenging and fun!
    Chose this as a surprise to celebrate my husband's birthday, as he is so difficult to buy gifts for. Our son was with us and so we were a party of three complete beginners. We arrived feeling a little nervous and not sure what to expect, but we received a warm welcome and were soon put at our ease. I'm told this is an unusual escape room in that there are no written clues and we found it quite difficult but great fun, so we will definitely return and try another room.
    Hi Anne, thank you so much for taking the time to review us. As first timers you made a very good fist of it. We'll hope to see you again.
    Written 9 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 7 May 2023
  • Lisa G
    Leeds, United Kingdom11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    2nd Visit!!!
    The is the 2nd time we have taken our son and his friends for his birthday. They had a fantastic time even though they didn't manage to escape this time!! From the Lighting in a bottle room. I'm sure they will be back to try again!!
    Thank you so much for the review - the boys gave it a really good go but it is a jolly tricky room. They were a really lovely bunch and it was a pleasure to host them.
    Written 16 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 June 2023
  • 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 Kingdom24 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
    133 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
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 18 July 2023
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United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
For our 20th Escape Room, we wanted a challenge, and with Lightning in a Bottle we definitely got it!

The hosts were lovely and gave help when needed, but not too much and we had a great time.
Written 2 March 2024
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Great to know you had a good time for your milestone game 👍. Thank you for the review.
Written 4 March 2024
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Maisie A
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
It was amazing we did secret of the leapard people there was so many puzzles that were fun and challenging at the same time the guy was super helpful with clues and we escaped in 53.49 would highly recommend and will come back again
Written 2 March 2024
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Thank you for the review and recommendation; very pleased you enjoyed the game and we'll look forwards to seeing you again.
Written 4 March 2024
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Bobbie F
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Brilliant. 3 generations of our family took part in this escape room and we all loved it. Kanyu is very well organised and Bob is a fantastic host. Would highly recommend l!
Written 28 February 2024
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Thank you so much for your review. There are not many activities that work across generations but escape games are certainly up there. It's great to know everyone had a good time.
Written 29 February 2024
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Daniel S
Leeds, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We did the secrets of the leopard people room. Although we failed to escape, It was as excellent and super immersive. The best escape room I’ve ever done!
Written 26 February 2024
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Thank you so much for the review Daniel; great to know you liked the game - it's enjoying the puzzling that matters in my book, not the getting out.
Written 27 February 2024
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James T
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
The most incredible host, who introduced us to the escape room with phenomenal decor and puzzles that blow your mind! A must visit!
Written 24 February 2024
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Wow! Thank you so much for your review! Really chuffed you enjoyed your visit 😁
Written 25 February 2024
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olswaino
York, England, United Kingdom21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Me and my brother had such a fun time playing the Kanyu escape room! So challenging but a lot of fun and an exciting twist! So well thought out :) the staff are friendly and welcoming also!
Written 22 February 2024
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Thank you Olivia for your lovely review - you guys were definitely on the case!
Written 23 February 2024
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K8ec76
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Absolutely brilliant experience! Everyone in the family enjoyed it, would thoroughly recommend. The kids could join in with everything!
Written 18 February 2024
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Great to know the family enjoyed their visit! Thank you so much for the review.
Written 19 February 2024
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Nicola R
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Played the "Follow in my Footsteps" escape room today (2 adults, 2 kids aged 11 and 12) and thoroughly enjoyed it! From the moment we arrived, we were welcomed into the experience and everything was explained fully. The room itself was amazing, full of different puzzles, hidden secrets and a few surprises! I think the difficulty rating of 3.5/5 was accurate as some puzzles were tricky and there were plenty of them to fill the hour. Definitely a fully immersive experience and would absolutely recommend visiting. Can't wait to go back and try some of the other rooms.
Written 17 February 2024
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Thank you so much for your review; it's so great to hear you enjoyed your game. We'll look forwards to seeing you again 😁
Written 19 February 2024
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Wendy L
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
We thoroughly enjoyed our escape room, jut the right level of suspense and excitement for 2 11 year old girls. Our Host Bob was lovely, will definitely be returning to try another room.
Written 17 February 2024
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Thank you so much for your review 😁 we'll look forwards to seeing you again.
Written 17 February 2024
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Amy J
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Our first time visiting an escape room and we weren’t disappoint! What a fantastic experience, made all the more fun by our host who was just brilliant!
Written 11 February 2024
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Thank you so much for the review - it's lovely to hear you had good time 😁
Written 11 February 2024
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