Locked In A Room
Locked In A Room
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Escape GamesScavenger HuntsGame & Entertainment Centres
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
About
Locked In A Room is the home of the UK's largest escape venues. Participants are locked in a room with a series of tests, puzzles and clues that combined allow the unlocking of the rooms mystery and hopefully a successful escape, challenging them every step of the way. As you enter the room you will initially stand there bewildered and then... IT BEGINS!
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Kelsey bushby
    Bedford, United Kingdom17 contributions
    Amazing!
    We went to the Milton Keynes one. Me and my friends loved it. Our Host Chris was brilliant in his greeting and explanation. I found the puzzles to be quite stimulating and quite an adrenaline rush to get out in the 1 hour. I love that you get a certificate at the end and the staff allocate you a team award
    Hello kelsey b, We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. We're happy to report that Chris was very flattered by your praise and thanks you for your kindness as well. Our aim is always to create the best experience for those who chase the thrill of the puzzle and we're so pleased to have succeeded! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we do hope that you will join us again for another challenge soon! Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
    Written 8 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 5 March 2023
  • Eliza
    1 contribution
    Brilliant Experience
    We had a brilliant time in the Infinity Room today, just the right amount of challenge without being frustrating or boring! Jay, our game master, was very enthusiastic and helpful. They made us feel comfortable and gave hints at the exact right time we needed them. Best way to spend my birthday! Thank you!
    Hi elizadeanss, We are so thrilled to hear that you had a brilliant time with us for your birthday! Thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, I have passed on your praise to Jay and they are very grateful for your kind appreciation. Our rooms are designed to bring the right level of challenge and satisfaction to players and hearing that we succeeded with 'Infinity' is wonderful. Congratulations on tackling the hardest of all our rooms and we hope that you will join us to tackle 'Parallax' and 'Timelock' soon! Thank you once again. Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
    Written 10 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 March 2023
  • Ollie B
    1 contribution
    10/10 experience
    Our host was a lovely chap called Chris. He gave our party (approx 20 people) a super warm and friendly welcome. Chris explained in really clear and fun terms how the locked in room experience would operate, and, reassured us that if we came really unstuck clues would appear on a TV set in the room itself. Our team of four competed against three other teams in a 30 minute mad dash to crack the cryptic clues and help us to escape from the room. We needed all our wit and guile but managed to do it with about 2 minutes to spare. If you are thinking of doing this with your family, friends or as a work day out, don't hesitate - it was SUPBERB! Thanks Chris and and Locked in A Room Team from Ollie and everyone at the Development Office at the Open University.
    Hello ollieb951 Thank you for taking the time to leave this wonderfully detailed review. Hearing how much the team enjoyed their time with us makes us very proud indeed! Your review has been passed on to the wonderful Chris who was chuffed to bits to have made such a lasting impression. Congratulations on your lucky escape! Having that friendly competition really does get the adrenaline pumping doesn't it?! One challenge down, two more to go... We sincerely hope that your team will join us again for another adventure soon! Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
    Written 22 March 2023
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    Visited March 2023
    Written 10 March 2023
  • Frances M
    2 contributions
    Great time!
    Me and my group (8 of us) enjoyed a great time here as part of our annual-ish get together. We were hosted by Chris, who made our safety talk amusing and helped us through with the occasional hint when our monkey brains couldn't handle UV light puzzles and pipes. The time limit was super close! To Chris, who wants to win the contest, thank you for being such a good sport and entertaining our terrible jokes!
    Hello FrankieM1995 So pleased to hear that your team enjoyed their time with us. We're glad we could be a part of your group's meet-up this time around! Thank you for choosing us. I have made sure to pass on your thanks to Chris and the team, who I'm told appreciated your good humor immensely! Hopefully, we will see you all again for your next get-together, remember, there are still two more challenges that await. Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
    Written 22 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 14 March 2023
  • SBandGB
    Harpole, United Kingdom26 contributions
    Great fun start to a night out
    Great compere/warm up (Jay) got the groups going on the briefing before we got in the rooms. Time flew, and out of two groups on the medium level, only one of us managed to get out. The other teams there also managed to get out (including one from the difficult room)! Great fun and well managed. Thanks Jess and Jay and Ty. Thank you!!!
    Hi SBandGB Thank you for playing and for leaving us this lovely review. It is wonderful to see how much of an impact Jay, Tai, and Jess made on the experience, I have made certain to pass on your thanks to each of them. Congratulations on tackling Parallax, it is certainly not an easy challenge, and we commend you for your team's hard work. We are ever so thrilled that your team enjoyed themselves, and indeed, to have had such a great escape rate for the session altogether! Now there are, of course, two more challenges for your team to tackle. Timelock is the slightly easier route, alternatively, if you're feeling lucky the hardest room of all, Infinity, still awaits. We can not wait to see which your team will choose! Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
    Written 22 March 2023
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    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 18 March 2023
  • The_Barmy_Bex
    17 contributions
    Great Experience
    Really great experience. Visited for my best friends Hen Do. Staff were very welcoming and enthusiastic. The room was challenging enough without being frustrated, allowing for a variety of skill types. Everything is well made and exciting. The 'story' behind it is well thought out and we all had a fantastic time. I would highly recommend visiting if you want a great experience.
    Hello The_Barmy_Bex, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm so happy your Hen Do went off without a hitch! The team is so glad you enjoyed the atmosphere they work hard to create. We are glad the challenge level you chose felt correct and that you all got involved. All our themes follow along this storyline so I hope you come back and experience another room soon. Thank you for your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, the locked in a room Team
    Written 3 May 2023
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    Visited March 2023
    Written 19 March 2023
  • Debbie J
    3 contributions
    Chris was funny and entertaining!
    You'll enjoy locked in a room if you like team games and you can work with others to solve puzzles. I don't think we were particularly brainy but we smashed through the clues and escaped in 26 minutes! We enjoyed the experience but I did feel a little bit cheated as we'd paid £100 for 2 teens and 2 adults to play which seems expensive for such a short activity. We'd managed to miss a whole section out of the story and still managed to solve the puzzles. Apparently, Parallax was the second hardest room. It's difficult to judge value for money when the experience is really down to your group's skillset. Overall, I would still recommend it as an activity. Our guide for the event, Chris, was funny and entertaining and added to the experience.
    Hello K742DPdebbiej, Thank you for leaving us this well-informed review, we are glad that Chris was able to create such a wonderful and lasting impact and I have made certain to pass on your feedback to him as a host. Well done on your brilliantly executed escape, the subjectivity of the challenges themselves mean that upon occasion the statistical escape for each room can vary depending on the mindset that the team playing presents, thus, having 26 minutes left is no small accomplishment! Brilliant work team! Thank you once again for your recommendation. Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
    Written 23 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 14 April 2023
  • copperspring
    Gloucestershire, United Kingdom4 contributions
    Locked in a Room
    Fantastic hour spent with friends in Team 6 today, such a amazing experience. Had doubts at first but we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, Jess explained the process well. If we could do it anyone can and we managed to finish with 3 minutes and 19 seconds to spare leaving as Ultra Visionaries 😊
    Hello copperspring, We are thrilled to hear how much your team enjoyed their experience with us, I am told that you did an excellent job working together in there, and escaping with 3mins 19 seconds left is definitely a brilliant escape time! I have passed on your praise to Jess and the team who were thrilled. We do hope that you will join us again for another adventure soon! Your next step, should you accept your mission, will be Parallax! Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
    Written 23 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 18 April 2023
  • Gracie W
    1 contribution
    Fabulous immersive experience
    We had a brilliant experience here yesterday, our hosts were Chris and Jess and they really took the time to make it special. From the moment you walk through the door you are immersed in the story of the room you are about to enter and you really feel like you’re on a mission. The rooms are more difficult than I expected, but in all honestly that made it better as there was lots of problem solving involved. Chris was fab and gave us small hints throughout but still allowed us to work it out for ourselves which I enjoyed. I would definitely recommend if you are looking for somewhere to do an escape room and thank you to the team for making it amazing!
    Hello Gweston042 Thank you for leaving this lovely review, we are so pleased that you had a brilliant experience with us! I have made certain to pass on your feedback to both Chris and Jess who were chuffed to bits to have been so memorable. We are very proud of our immersive experience and it is very rewarding to see players such as yourself connecting to our world! Having a bit more of a challenge in the game is also so valuable for the sense of accomplishment a team experiences when they do solve the puzzle, we love being able to bring this exhilaration out in our players! Your recommendation is greatly appreciated and we hope that you will join us again for another challenge soon! Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
    Written 20 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 June 2023
  • ilaria d
    1 contribution
    Great experience!
    Escape room is something I haven't experienced before today. My sis planned it as part of my hen do and I really enjoyed it. It was very well done, a great experience. Chris, the host, was amazing! We managed to solve the puzzles in time (4 min spare... lol) which is a bonus! 🤣 apparently we saved the world from apocalypse! (You are welcome!) Certainly something to be repeated soon. 100%recommended! Shame I couldn't take Chris home as a present for my sister... 😁😁😁😁
    Hello D9682EOilariad Wow! Thank you so much for leaving us such a glowing review! We are so glad that you had a wonderful first escape room experience with us and that we could be a part of what I am certain was a great day. Congratulations on escaping with such an excellent time and thank you for saving the world with us. I have passed on your praise to Chris, who of course was very appreciative of your kindness. Now I know the temptation to take him with you was there, but we're rather fond of our Games Masters so we are glad that you didn't. Who else would set the challenges to our teams so fantastically?! Thank you for your recommendation and we sincerely hope that you will join us again for another adventure soon! Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
    Written 20 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 1 July 2023
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alejandrobarbella
Aylesbury, UK1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
Took my son plus two of his friends and had a great time trying to solve all the clues. Although we didn't finish in an hour, we were given some additional time to at least finish the mission! Staff was very friendly and would definitely recommend.
Written 23 February 2024
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Mary P
Milton Keynes, UK31 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
Great Fun! We managed to escape but only just. The experience was well organised and lasted an hour. Our hosts Gabi and Izzy were excellent.
Written 19 February 2024
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hy20242024
1 contribution
Feb 2024
We were hopeless!

We went for the middle level thinking the easy would be too easy, although we found it really hard!

We ran out of time but there was help at hand and we weren't too far off the mark in the end!
It was a great challenge and we laughed a lot, but some of our more competitive team members were REALLY competitive!

The build up was good, and the staff great, but the after part once you complete the room was a bit unfinished and could do with a bit more before you get on your way.

It was a quick entry, quick briefing with the right amount of humour, a good amount of time in the room to crack the codes and really interesting. It tested my 11, 13 and 14 year old- they couldn't have done a room on their own.

Definitely a predominantly adult game. It was fun though and the set up as you enter is well thought out. Would recommend for something a bit different if you're in the area.
Written 18 February 2024
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FarAway52802557205
1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Friends
The setting is stunning and the story telling from Chris, our host was brilliant and really made the experience memorable.
Written 28 January 2024
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Hello FarAway52802557205, Thank you for leaving us this lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us, I have passed on your praise to Chris who was very happy to have left such a lasting impression. Thank you for playing with us, I hope that we will see you again soon for another challenge. Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
Written 17 February 2024
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russcoll2024
Dunstable, UK1 contribution
Jan 2024
Excellent experience from a well run group. The host had all the detail at the start and really set the scene for us. We had loads of fun and would recommend to anyone
Written 22 January 2024
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Hello russcoll2024, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We love creating our unique immersive experiences for all audiences, our team are delighted to hear you enjoyed your session and had fun! We would love to see you back again soon for your next challenge. Kind regards, Locked In A Room MK.
Written 24 January 2024
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Jonathon W
32 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
This was our first 'highest level of challenge' but in reality, we found it a more logical progression and would encourage people not be put off the toughest rooms.
Written 6 January 2024
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Hello Jonathon W, Thank you for your 5* review! We are very glad to hear you enjoyed and escaped Infinity, our toughest challenge. We would love to see you and your team tackle our other rooms, Timelock and Parallax, which will challenge you once more in many different ways! Kind regards, Locked In A Room MK.
Written 24 January 2024
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household2023
1 contribution
Dec 2023
A family day out for our youngest's 21st. We all had a great time, much to my surprise as I normally dislike these kinds of "experience" events. But this one is fantastic and I highly recommend it.
Written 29 December 2023
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Hello household2023, Oh wow! Thank you for the lovely recommendation, we are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and a very big Happy Birthday from us to the Birthday individual. We really appreciate the 5* review and do hope that we can entice your team to join us for another challenge in the future. Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team
Written 30 December 2023
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E7877LMinfo
1 contribution
Dec 2023
lovely team building with my staff. We had fun though we couldn't solve every puzzle but it was lovely. The staff was energetic. We did early session so everybody was in low mood. But once we have been briefed everybody was excited !
Written 18 December 2023
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Hi E7877LMinfo, Thank you for choosing Locked In A Room as your Team Building event! We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for your kind review and we hope that you'll join us again for another mission. Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team
Written 30 December 2023
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Natalie S
1 contribution
Dec 2023 • Business
Myself and 7 of my colleagues visited today, we did the middle level as I had already done the other 2. We split into two teams and had a fab Christmas outing. Thank you to our great host Eloise. Fun had by all
Written 14 December 2023
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Hello nataliesM6732ZL, Thank you for leaving us this review. We are very happy to hear that your team enjoyed themselves and that Eloise left a lasting impression. Thank you for choosing us as your Christmas outing and we hope that we'll see you again for another adventure. Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team.
Written 30 December 2023
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K8BLEZ
Blakesley, UK347 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
Great experience, Chris and Gavin were really great hosts and explained everything clearly. The room difficulty was a good level for us, it wasn’t too easy but was a good challenge and at one point we thought we weren’t going to do it. Will definitely return!
Written 3 December 2023
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Hi Kate B, We are so pleased that you had a great experience with us. I have passed along your praise to Chris and Gabi who were very happy with such glowing feedback! We find that the right amount of difficulties battled through, can make that final win all the sweeter. Congratulations on your escape! Hope to see you back soon! Kind Regards, The Locked In A Room Team
Written 30 December 2023
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