Make Your Escape
Make Your Escape
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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A fan of TV shows like Crystal Maze & Knightmare? Love mysteries and solving logic puzzles? Assemble a team to race against the clock...you have 60 minutes to escape. In the heart of Derby city centre is it's first escape room. Described as "brilliant", "fun", "gripping" and "challenging", we combine a mixture of traditional, team-based logic puzzles, with technology. 2-10 players, ages 12+
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • matthewfinney2019
    5 contributions
    Amazing experience!
    3 of us went to do 2 of their escape rooms that I read are great to do in one sitting, Dystopia and Utopia, and they were fantastic Ended up changing our plans for the day to return and do Spellbound too. an equally amazing experience Had an amazing day, enjoying 3 excellent escape rooms, that are all really creative, fun and exciting and I would happily recommend them to everyone. Really nice hosts too, thank you Millie for looking after us so well and being very welcoming
    Thanks Matthew! Millie loved hosting you and we're so glad you had a fun visit to us.
    Written 6 March 2023
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    Visited February 2023
    Written 1 March 2023
  • Morag
    2 contributions
    Great 50th birthday treat
    It was a super 50th birthday celebration - our first ever escape room and we all thoroughly enjoyed it … from teenagers to grandparents. Lewis was great and helped us along when we got a bit stuck, but we all felt a huge sense of achievement (and relief!) when we got out with 2 mins to spare! Highly recommend. Would love to do another one. Thanks very much for a fab time.
    Thank you for the lovely review Morag! We're really pleased we were able to make the 50th birthday celebrations a special one.
    Written 6 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 March 2023
  • Wanderer780053
    Derby, United Kingdom2 contributions
    Fabulous first time!
    A group of 8 of us did Spellbound yesterday and loved it! The puzzles were great and with a few (!!) Clues from the staff managed to escape with minutes to spare! The staff member in charge of our group, Sam, was enthusiastic and friendly. He was also fabulous with my autistic son who didn't feel he wanted to go in the room, he showed him what was going on in the room on the monitor and explained what we should have been doing to solve the clues!! This meant that he enjoyed the experience as well and felt included. We will definitely be back to do other rooms!
    We're so glad your group enjoyed your visit to us, Sam certainly had a good time hosting your group and especially your son. We really appreciate the kind review and look forward to hosting you again!
    Written 13 March 2023
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    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 11 March 2023
  • Sarah B
    2 contributions
    Spellbound experience
    We were greeted by Sam who fully explained the room and how it worked. He looked after us the whole time we were in the room solving clues. We all thoroughly enjoyed the experience which was tricky enough that we only escaped with 3 minutes to spare!
    Thank you for your kind review, we're really glad you enjoyed your experience with us and appreciate your review!
    Written 3 April 2023
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    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 April 2023
  • madchicken
    Swadlincote, United Kingdom2 contributions
    Dystopia is great fun
    We had great fun tackling Dystopia, my second room after Utopia last month. I have to say both rooms have thir charm, but Dystopia was my favourite of the two. Lewis was really friendly and helpful, and added to the experience with the perfect amount of hints and tips to keep us moving. We'll be back!
    Really glad you enjoyed your visit to us, and thank you for the kind review!
    Written 17 April 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 April 2023
  • Catriona W
    Leeds, United Kingdom5 contributions
    Great experience
    We went as a group of 4 to do The Signal and had a great time. Really well set up and a friendly greeting. The actual room was fairly challenging and we finished in 45 minutes. Already planning to come back soon!
    Amazing job finishing in 45 minutes, very well done! We'd love to host you again and thank you for the lovely review.
    Written 17 April 2023
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    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 April 2023
  • Mia Evans
    Loughborough, United Kingdom30 contributions
    Fab!
    We played Utopia and Dystopia as a pair, we enjoyed both games and would recommend playing both as they’re very different and exciting elements inside each game. Sam & Euan were great hosts, giving us clues when we needed them and looked after us well. Excited to try some more games!
    Thank you so much for the lovely review Mia, we're so please Sam & Euan helped make your experience a memorable one and we look forward to hosting you again,
    Written 22 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 12 May 2023
  • Katie B
    3 contributions
    Great fun!
    Thoroughly enjoyed escaping from Dystopia! With only 2 of us in the escape room we did pretty well with only a few clues prompting us to really look for the clues. Nicely thought out challenges which are achievable whilst being fun. Would definitely book another room if we return to Derby. Big thank you to Lauren who was an excellent game host and even took us back into the room to show us anything we'd missed.
    Thank you Katie! Lauren loved hosting your game and we're so thrilled you enjoyed it.
    Written 22 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 19 May 2023
  • Marjolaine L
    1 contribution
    Awesome puzzles, challenging and satisfying! Lovely staff!
    My friend and I decided to try the Spellbound escape room and it did not disappoint! It was very challenging with clever puzzles and a lovely setting. The backstory was interesting too! The variety of puzzles is very cool. Adele was also a very lovely host and great at supporting us, providing clues when we needed but giving us time to solve things by ourselves.
    Thank you for the lovely review and we're very happy that you had such a good time in Spellbound! Adele loved running your game. :)
    Written 29 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 28 May 2023
  • SG77
    Matlock, United Kingdom57 contributions
    Marvellous
    Brilliant. Took 7 teenage girls here today for my daughters 13th. They loved it. The room they did was perfect - hard enough to keep them interested but not so much that they gave up. A few well timed clues helped. The host did a great job and I enjoyed peeping over her shoulder to watch the stream of the room. Cannot recommend enough.
    Thank you so much for the lovely review Scott! Really glad the girls had a good time, and it's always fun for us to give the parents a peek of the room as well :)
    Written 19 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 29 May 2023
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Teo Y
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
Sam was fantastic and made everyone feel comfortable 10/10 experience would recommend. Paige said she loved his glasses and his style was immaculate
Written 16 February 2024
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Thank you for a wonderful experience, it was great fun hosting your game and hope you will return soon to attempt another room. Thank you for the amazing review - Sam
Written 17 February 2024
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eloiuse p
2 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
Good choice of rooms and a mulitple choice room as well which has different endings as well which is good. Good for larger groups as rooms as decent size
Written 6 February 2024
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Thank you for your review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We can't wait to hopefully host a game for you again!
Written 17 February 2024
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Feedmenowpls
5 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
Sam was so welcoming and professional. Everything was well thought out and great fun . We did The Signal as it was our first one and will def return to do more . Thank you
Written 5 February 2024
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I am so pleased to hear that loved playing our Signal! Sam said he had a great time running your game and that you were a lovely team to host! We can't wait for your next game! The witches in Spellbound are calling your name!
Written 17 February 2024
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Loren C
6 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
My friends and I did the spellbound escape room and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were lovely and explained everything before we went in. It was a good challenge and well themed in the room. Highly recommend
Written 27 January 2024
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Thank you for the review! We're glad you enjoyed the challenge - the Stafford Sisters cabin can be very tricky. I'm happy to hear the staff were accommodating, and we would love to have your group back again.
Written 17 February 2024
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Ben S
1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Couples
Visited Make your escape on Sunday to play the signal escape room! What a brilliant experience. Mark was very thorough, obviously loved his job and showed passion for the rooms, players and for making the escape experience immersive and enjoyable! The room itself was very well set out, the puzzles challenging and very rewarding to solve and everything just worked flawlessly. The hints offered throughout when needed were helpful, clear and concise, and gave us just the right nudge in the direction we needed without giving anything away! The props and equipment were excellent to use and figure out what to do, and luckily we managed to escape with about 30 seconds left after a frantic scrabble and rush to enter the final escape code 😆 so a brilliant experience, excellent staff and rooms and well worth the money. Thank you
Written 7 January 2024
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Such a kind and detailed review, thank you so much! Your team absolutely smashed it so really well done, and we're so glad you had a good experience with us!
Written 14 January 2024
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Louise B
2 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
Had a fab time today and Mike was brilliant! Explained everything well and made us all feel comfortable to ask for a hint when needed. Would 100% go back again.
Written 7 January 2024
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Thank you for your visit and review, Mike loved hosting you and said you did brilliantly!
Written 14 January 2024
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Miss H
2 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
So much fun absolutely loved it!! Did it for a friends birthday and we all had a great time together 100% recommend
Written 6 January 2024
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We're so pleased you had a great visit to us, thank you for the kind recommendation!
Written 14 January 2024
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Discover750000
1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Friends
Took 4 x 13 year olds for a birthday party. They had a great time. A really clever set up & a great idea for teenagers. Lauren their host was fab and explained everything clearly and was great at judging what prompts & clues they needed. Would definitely recommend
Written 6 January 2024
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We really appreciate your kind review and your group were an absolute delight to host! :)
Written 14 January 2024
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Hannah B
1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Family
The staff were incredibly polite, friendly and helpful. The Signal was well put together and the perfect difficulty for a bunch of newbies!
Written 3 January 2024
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Thank you so much for the kind review, and well done on completing The Signal!
Written 14 January 2024
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Char
5 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
First time doing an escape room and had a blast, our friends have done a few before and they really enjoyed it too. Very well designed and run, Ewan was fantastic. Will definitely be back to do a different room 👍🏼
Written 1 January 2024
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Thank you so much for the kind review, your visit to us is so appreciated and we're really pleased you managed to escape your first room!
Written 14 January 2024
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