Cliffhanger Escape Rooms
Cliffhanger Escape Rooms
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Escape GamesGame & Entertainment Centres
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
The top rated Escape Rooms in Cumbria and the Lake District. For 2-6 people, enter one of our themed rooms with the objective of completing the challenge within the hour. Solve puzzles, find things, work as a team, it's exciting, thrilling, challenging, immersive and fun! Suitable for all ages. Booking required.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Debra W
    Lincoln, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Looking for Treasure on Blackbeards Ship
    Surprise visit to Cliffhanger Escape Rooms for my son who has always wanted to do an escape room, so first time at attempting one for both of us. We were greeted by Wayne who explained everything before entering. It was a great way to spend an hour trying to solve our way around the Pirate room, we did need the clues and hints though and although we did fail we had a brilliant time and would really recommend Cliffhanger Escape Rooms.
    Hi there mi hearties, great to hear you had a fun time on board mi ship. What a shame you couldn't free my spirit. Sounds like you have caught the bug maybe you will visit again and meet my mate Vlad. Kind regards Blackbeard
    Written 6 July 2023
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    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 July 2023
  • Jane AW
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great family experience
    We attended the Cliffhanger Rooms recently and completed the Pirate Escape Room. We were welcomed by a lovely lady who explained everything we needed to know. We really enjoyed the experience and will definitely look to return to try one of the other two escape rooms. In the room everything was clean and had been well thought out. Definitely one of the best escape rooms we've completed. Also helpful there's a big car park on site.
    Hi, thank you for writing a review and offering feedback. Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Cliffhanger Escape Rooms and we look forward to you returning again. Kind regards Helen
    Written 28 July 2023
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    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 July 2023
  • paulcA2336FE
    London, United Kingdom8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Another one bites the dust
    Great fun with the family. Friendly welcome and explanation of the guidelines for our room from Helen who was our game master. We chose Vlad the Vampire room which we managed to escape from with 5 minutes to go it was a great way to start the birthday celebrations for my wife and gave us plenty of laughs as we scratched our heads. Highly recommended
    Hi, thank you for your lovely review. You guys were awesome, and a fantastic escape, well done. We hope you will return again for more adventures! Kind regards Helen
    Written 1 August 2023
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    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 31 July 2023
  • Chocolatey42
    Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Family fun
    Fantastic family visit on a rainy Lakes morning. Great welcome and really friendly staff. Sadly we failed the Haunted Pirate Ship room but had a great time trying! Would definitely recommend. Thanks guys :-)
    Hi there mi hearties, so pleased you came to join me on board mi ship. What a shame you were left swimming shore. Perhaps you could visit again and meet my friend Vlad, he is a friendly 🧛‍♂️. Kind regards Blackbeard
    Written 3 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 1 August 2023
  • sunskidundee
    Dundee, United Kingdom29 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great activity for rainy days in Cumbria
    We did the Vault room, it was admittedly very hard although we did mange to escape, however we did not collect all of the gold. There was lots of various puzzles and challenges, they were quite maths based. There is a calculator to Help. Really fun and interesting hour. Great size of room for the four of us. Quality set up. This is the most hard room and we enjoyed the challenge.
    Hi thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are pleased to hear that you found your room challenging and enjoyable. We hope you will visit again for more escape room adventures! Kind regards Helen
    Written 25 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 August 2023
  • DCR57
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The BEST customer care!!
    I have rarely ever come across such a nice organisation as Cliffhanger Rooms!! I was hoping to book a large party in for a birthday celebration and from the moment I spoke to Phil I experienced perfect customer care and service! Sadly we are unable to go ahead with the booking but the customer care & service deserves recognition in todays world! So book with confidence of great service! Thank you again for understanding! I will make it to your door Phil! D
    Hi there, thank you for writing a review we are so pleased that you were able to write a review based on our customer service without yet visiting. Thank you. We are sorry you couldn't join us this time but we hope to see you very soon. Take care. Kind regards Helen
    Written 10 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 September 2023
  • sjma25
    United Kingdom6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great 1st Time Experience
    This was our 1st experience of an Escape Room and we went for the Hatton Garden bank heist. It was great fun, very challenging but goodness me does the time go quick! Teamwork is definitely required here. We really enjoyed it and will go back again to try one of the other themes.
    Hi, lovely to hear that you have had a great time at the escape rooms. Like you say teamwork is certainly the 🔑 key to success. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Helen
    Written 10 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 September 2023
  • Gladys F
    London, United Kingdom30 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Thrilling bank heist
    We absolutely loved our first experience of an escape room. We did the bank heist and had such a great time. The game was so well designed, a brilliant challenge. Though we managed to escape, we didn't get the gold bar, but we were thrilled with our success. Definitely coming back to try the others. The game master was brill!
    Hi,lovely to hear that you had such a fun experience at Cliffhanger escape rooms. We are pleased that you would recommend. Kind regards Helen
    Written 13 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 September 2023
  • Allan
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Thank you for a fantastic time.
    We had an amazing time! Booked two rooms & the team moved the timings around so both teams could start at the same time. Then the hosts tailored our experience brilliantly by getting both teams to sing bohemian rhapsody for a free clue since the stag was dressed up as freddie mercury. Thank you so much we couldn't have asked for a better experience.
    🤣 yes what a fun time we all had, we hope the celebrations all went to plan. Thank you for booking with us and we hope you will join us again. Kind regards Helen
    Written 13 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 13 September 2023
  • Kayleigh h
    Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent experience
    First time doing an escape room, and it did not disappoint, we did the bank heist and although we got out we didnt manage to get all the loot, the games master was fab!!! Absolutely loved it and definitely have the bug. We will be back in the near future.
    Hi Kayleigh, lovely to meet you both the other day, thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back for some more Escape room fun, Pirates or Vlad that is the question? Kind regards Helen
    Written 26 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 September 2023
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Tom B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
I visited as part of a team building day out back in March with my workplace. I enjoyed it so much I decided to book an experience for my wife’s 40th with some friends. I will review the birthday experience which was in a different room.

We arrived 10 minutes before our time and waited in the waiting area, checking out the thousands of messages and signatures all around the room on the walls! Then our host arrived and explained the scenario of our room (pirate ship escape).

We were then led into the room and given final instructions before being let loose! We had an hour to solve many puzzles and clues, we all had to work together and escaped with 0 divorces and 15 minutes left on the clock! Upon checking the scoreboard we discovered we were the second quickest time for May!

All of us really enjoyed it and will definitely be returning. I did the Vlad the vampire room with work and we did the pirate ship escape yesterday. Bank heist to go! I hope they come up with some more rooms as I would love to come back again and again! Thanks so much guys!
Written 27 May 2024
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Georgia T
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Excellent little place. We had never done an escape room before but we thoroughly enjoyed it! The lady was so lovely and the room itself was great fun. Definitely worth a visit!
Written 23 May 2024
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Hi, thank you for visiting and for writing a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your first escape room and we hope you will enjoy many more. Kind regards Helen
Written 23 May 2024
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Paul R
Ashbourne, UK11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Really enjoyable escape room experience with great friendly staff. This is the second room we have done at Cliffhanger (pirates and bank heist) and both were fun
Written 9 May 2024
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Hi thank you for revisiting us, so just one room left to go? The meeting of Vlad! Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Helen
Written 22 May 2024
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Chris T
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Absolutely brilliant, highly recommend, we failed as only the two of us & it was our first time but thoroughly enjoyed it
Written 23 April 2024
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Hi, thank you for your review. Really great to hear that you enjoyed your first escape room. We hope you will enjoy many more and you will visit us again. Kind Helen
Written 22 May 2024
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Jade
Kendal, UK18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
We had the pleasure of completing the pirate ship room, with 1 minute to spare!

The guy that greeted us & talked us through it all was very friendly & professional, he explained it in a good way for the young ones in our team to understand (the age range was from 10-40 years old).

We did find it quite difficult at times, although we did ask for a few extra clues to help us when we were super stuck & couldn’t move on which helped us along the way.

Fantastic place to pass an hour or two for the family, we would definitely go back to try the other rooms at a later date. Great value for money for the memories made.
Thank you to the lovely guy!
Written 7 April 2024
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Hi there, Thank you for your comprehensive review. We are thrilled that you had a lovely, memorable experience. Great to hear that your needs were met and that you were all able to contribute to the game. We hope you will join us again for some more adventures. Kind regards Helen
Written 18 April 2024
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Thomas Tyler
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
We did Vlad the Vegan Vampire, and had a great time. It was a lot of fun, with some very inventive puzzles! The guy running it was very polite, would 100% recommend.
Written 6 April 2024
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Hi, thank you for your review. Good to hear you had an enjoyable visit. Thank you for the reccomendations. Kind regards Helen
Written 18 April 2024
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TooManyBreakfasts
High Wycombe, UK23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Great day out. Tricky to start the Pirates room, but a clue or two helped and we all escaped with some excellent family team work!
Written 1 April 2024
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Hi, congratulations on your escape! The teamwork paid off. Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again. Kind regards Helen
Written 18 April 2024
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Karl B
Chesterfield, UK8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
We thoroughly enjoyed all three cliffhanger escape rooms. Good use of space and puzzles. The service was fantastic - they went the extra mile in organising a full day of escape rooms, where to charge our electric car and recommendations for lunch. Helen was an exceptional games master, really attentive, and on the ball. We are definitely recommending Cliffhanger!
Written 22 March 2024
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Hi there. Congratulations on your triple escape! What a fabulous day we had. Thank you for your review and reccomendation. I hope you had a great Sloth experience yesterday. 🦥 Kind regards Helen
Written 22 March 2024
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JulieJ
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
I'd never done an escape room before, and wasn't quite sure what to expect. The guys who talked us through at the start were brilliant. The pirate room is really difficult to crack but it really was great fun. This was for my daughter's birthday and she wasn't too impressed we hadn't booked a spa for her, but she really did enjoy it once we got going! We didn't succeed in escaping, but we enjoyed it so much we'll definitely come back and try another room. It was great! Thank you!
Written 21 March 2024
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Ah, that's great to hear. Thank you for sharing your experience, so pleased you all enjoyed the experience and had lots of fun. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Helen
Written 21 March 2024
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lollipopbling1
11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
My friend and I booked into this escape room during a recent trip to the Lake District. David, our host, was really friendly and welcoming. Some of the puzzles were really challenging, and definitely required you to think outside the box, but David was on hand to give us the clues we needed to escape -- we even made it onto the leader board! Thanks for such a great experience.
Written 3 March 2024
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Hi, thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear you had such a fun and memorable day. Kind regards Helen
Written 9 March 2024
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