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Escape Rooms Durham

Closed Now: 11:00 - 21:00
Open today: 11:00 - 21:00
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Brilliant

I visited the Escape Rooms very recently with two friends. We had a fantastic time and didn't stop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thompsondenise1609
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Durham, United Kingdom
Cracking time in the Lab

Went with a gang of friends, quite a few stairs to climb to get up the the actual escape rooms... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lynn t
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Shildon, United Kingdom
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A real life escape game has arrived in Durham. You and your team will need to solve a series of puzzles in under an hour, can you beat the room? Great for team building, stag/hen do's or just a great way to spend an hour with friends or family!
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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41-42 Saddler Street | Second floor, Durham DH1 3NU, England
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+44 7492 428835
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Escape Rooms very recently with two friends. We had a fantastic time and didn't stop laughing from going into Mr Borrowdale's study to coming out, or should I say being let out! I don't want to say too much as I feel...More

Thank thompsondenise1609
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a gang of friends, quite a few stairs to climb to get up the the actual escape rooms wouldn’t advise for anyone that struggles with stairs but apart from that had a fun hour in the room trying to escape. Hosts were very...More

Thank lynn t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fab time doing Professor Borrowdales Study. Gets the grey matter working and is fun too. Can't wait to do the next one

Thank Itsrik5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great venue and day out for a team building day. The staff are friendly and professional. The 2 rooms are great. Can`t wait for the new venue and game. Worth every penny and certainly gets the brain working.

Thank Mik W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tackled Mr Borrowdale’s study as a family ages 35-71 and had a great time. Fortunately we made it out in good time but we had a couple of skilled crossword solvers in the team which really helped! Our host Helena was really friendly and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best room yet! Loved everything about the escape rooms Durham. Fabulous experience and lovely staff.

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Lab Heist room and it was great fun, a good level of difficulty and lots of different types of puzzles to solve so that the whole family could get involved (we were two adults and two teenagers, aged 17 and 14). The...More

Thank K W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came today for a birthday treat and we loved it! Very warm welcome with everything clearly explained to us. Would definitely recommend

Thank MrsCooling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time at the escape room. The girl who took us through the experience was excellent (sorry I've forgotten her name. )We didn't crack it but still lots of fun. Well worth a visit. Thank you.

Thank hilary w
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant escape room!!! Great staff, really great introduction to the game, would highly recommend!!!!

Thank lexy222
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Laura D
31 August 2018|
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Response from SamL_ERD | Property representative |
Hello. It currently costs £65 for a team of 3-6 and £50 for a couple. Up to date prices can be found on the website the Escape Durham website.
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Amanda D
16 December 2017|
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Response from SamL_ERD | Property representative |
Hi Amanda, We recommend checking out Durham cathedral which is two minutes walk away. We are also above a great restaurant "The Cellar Door" which has a well stocked bar, over the road from Durham's most haunted pub "The... More
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Patholl
2 September 2016|
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Response from SamL_ERD | Property representative |
Hi All our rooms operate on a 1 hour countdown. You are in the room for the full hour (unless you manage to escape quicker). The majority of teams play for over 50 minutes. Our rooms can hold up to 6 people. If you have a... More
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