Lakes Escapes
Lakes Escapes
5
Escape GamesGame & Entertainment Centres
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
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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Thinking of something different to do with your family or friends? Why not try escape games? Regardless of whether you make it out or not, participating in an Escape Room will have you thinking about the experience for weeks to come. Your team also has the chance to interact and work towards a common goal. The end effect is bringing everyone together, adding trust and enjoying lots of fun and laughter.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Judith D
    8 contributions
    Fantastic Escape!
    I've been a few times, in the previous location and then again at current site. For Christmas rooms plus the Quest for the throne and the Diamond mine (might have changed name, I'm good at that but we got all the diamonds) Hopeful to return and would suggest to any friends and family. Excellent business, well ran and staff lovely. Keep up the great work x
    Thank you Judith. You got Diamond Mine name right lol We’ll still be here when you’re able to return and look forward to welcoming you again.
    Written 10 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 May 2023
  • acs1984
    Cockermouth, United Kingdom1,618 contributions
    Frankenstein
    Been meaning to write this for ages. We came late last year for a friend's 40th birthday. There was 6 of us and we did the Frankenstein game. The room was well thought out with loads of detail. We managed to complete the game within the timeframe with only a few clues. Staff were really enthusiastic. It's quite expensive but worth the money. Great fun!!
    Thank you for coming back and reviewing us after your game last year, we really appreciate it. We’re pleased you and your friends enjoyed your game and that you manage to complete it, we want to see everyone experience the full game where possible. Hopefully we’ll see you all back again some time.
    Written 19 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 18 July 2023
  • Adam B
    1 contribution
    You have to visit lakes escapes!
    Brilliant experience, greeted by a fantastic, enthusiastic and helpful member of staff. The escape room was cleverly set out with interesting, taxing and rewarding puzzles. All our group had an excellent time and we will be returning again to experience another room.
    Thank you Adam, I’ll pass your comments on to your host. You played amazingly and I heard you grabbed the record for Shipwreck Cove too, congratulations.
    Written 23 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 23 July 2023
  • Kate H
    1 contribution
    Monster of an escape room
    My partner, son and I attended and did the frankenstein room. It was our third visit. We had done 2 previous rooms in the past. This room was much fun.. It was linear, which meant we could all be solving other puzzles. The host are very informative and friendly. We will be returning next year while whilst on holiday.
    Thank you for this great review Kate. It was a pleasure to welcome you back and host your game, you were all great. We look forward to welcoming you back again next year when you’re back at Blue Dial.
    Written 17 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 15 August 2023
  • The Pilot Wife
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates334 contributions
    Definitely worth it
    A great fun day out, suitable for most ages. The tasks are fun and the hosts are helpful with hints. A highly recommended day out! Even my 71 year old mum loved it ! Thanks Lakes Escape Rooms ⭐️
    Thank you for leaving us this review, it’s appreciated. We’re really pleased that your whole group enjoyed your game, it is for all ages and great for families with multiple generations to come together. Hopefully we’ll see you all again sometime.
    Written 18 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 18 August 2023
  • OneChubbyCub
    21 contributions
    Diamond Mine and Detective - brilliant!
    We have been wanting to get over to the Diamond Mine for ages, having heard a little about the more unusual format of the room. After handing over the dog, we made our way over to the Lakes and spectacularly managed to end up 40 miles away from where we ought to have been. Double-check your satnav. We sadly missed our original booking for the Mine and had to rebook for later in the day, entirely fairly because it was our fault for being so dozy. Really glad that we did rebook though because both rooms were superb. Detective is a good mix of traditional puzzles, including a few we hadn’t seen before. The Mine though was the best - don’t want to spoil the concept too much other than to say we hadn’t experienced that sort of start before, and we have done over 200 escape rooms. Absolutely loved it! Special mention go to the staff though who were fantastic - Holly and Henry. Both were really friendly and welcoming and provided just the amount of help we needed. We will be back to mop up the other rooms, preferably without taking such a dozy diversion.
    Thank you for your review. We’re glad you managed to find your way to us in the end and the puzzles proved a little less challenging than your journey up to us 🤣 I have passed your comments on to your game hosts and we look forward to welcoming you both back again, don’t forget your dog is also welcome to come and play.
    Written 29 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 August 2023
  • Degen
    Solihull, United Kingdom7 contributions
    Fatastic experience
    We play a lot of escape rooms, and without a doubt the rooms at Lakes Escapes are up there with some of the best in the country. The energy and passion from the owners was evident in the design of each room, and we had an amazing experience from start to finish. If you're considering going at all, just book it, you won't be dissapointed.
    Thank you Adam, we appreciate you leaving us this great review and we’re pleased you enjoyed your games. Thank you for coming and hopefully we’ll see you again sometime.
    Written 15 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 October 2023
  • H D
    1 contribution
    Birthday Treat
    I organised an escape room experience for my daughter's birthday, with a few of her friends. They all had a fantastic time trying to decipher the clues in time, and the host was very attentive and helpful when needed, making the experience really special for them. Would highly recommend for a birthday or group experience that is fun and engaging for all. Thank you!
    Thank you for leaving us this great review. We’re really pleased your daughter and her friends enjoyed their birthday treat. Hopefully we’ll see you all again some time.
    Written 3 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 20 October 2023
  • jimjams1985
    3 contributions
    Great group activity!
    We visited as part of a team building activity and this was our first escape room experience for everyone in our team. We chose the Diamond Mine and really enjoyed the mini games before entering the mine! We found the mini games a nice introduction to the experience and good individual challenges, giving everyone an opportunity to get stuck in and shout words of encouragement (or frustration!) at the person taking on the challenge! We got 10 clue orbs between us which helped us out a lot in the main room and we enjoyed working together to solve the clues and find the mega diamond - with seconds to spare!! Overall, we all thought it was a great group activity, something different definitely worth trying and a great location for us, on our doorstep! Thank you to our host who was really helpful and friendly throughout! We would love to come back and try out a different room.
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great review. We’re really pleased you all enjoyed your team building with us and you found it worthwhile and fun. Hopefully we’ll see you all back for another challenge. Wr have two Christmas games this year so ideal for your Christmas party.
    Written 8 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled on business
    Written 7 November 2023
  • Chris E
    1 contribution
    Perfect puzzling
    We've now completed all the games at Lakes Escape and they are all brilliant, really fun to play and something for everyone to get involved in. The staff are amazing, really friendly and helpful - you can tell they love what they do. The amount of effort they put into their games is commendable. Give them a go, you'll be addicted after your first game and want to do them all! Looking forward to playing new games when they arrive. Keep up the amazing work.
    Thank you for playing all of our games and we’re pleased you have enjoyed them all. We do put a lot of effort in which is why they take so long to create and build but we do have plans to change a game in 2024 so hopefully we’ll have a new challenge for you.
    Written 5 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 December 2023
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Edjd
Carlisle, UK32 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Brilliant experience. The casino heist room was really good, and the hosts knew when to give us a little nudge to get on the right track. Loved it and can’t wait to go again.
Written 17 February 2024
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Ell5
Cockermouth, UK2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
A really good experience. We had a lot of fun as a family. The challenges were set just right and very varied which kept you on your toes.
Written 17 February 2024
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Sally
Seaham, UK2 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
We had such a brilliant time! There is so much thought, time and detail put in to the rooms and I can’t recommend the diamond mine enough!!! Think crystal maze (if you’re old enough). We also did the lost dragon which was completely different but also superb. We were a family of 4, children aged 9&7
Written 22 January 2024
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Dom
Cleator Moor, UK20 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
Went as a group of friends to steal the pirates treasure and throughly enjoyed it even though we didn’t quite manage to complete it!

We found the tasks really fun and challenging even though we did need a few clues to help us.

Would definitely recommend it and will be back to try one of the other rooms
Written 22 January 2024
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Rebecca C
1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Family
I had been wanting to go here for a very long time but thought I would struggle to get a ‘team’ to go with me.
I now have a waitlist of people wanting to go!
It did not disappoint!
The puzzles were just hard enough to make it a challenge but not too hard as to stop you making progress.
The theming of the room was fab and there were enough puzzles so that nobody felt left out.
We will definitely be returning!
Written 20 January 2024
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Niccoy73
2 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
Had a very enjoyable afternoon playing the modern detective room,for some it was our second time and for one of us a first. Holly was a very welcoming, enthusiastic and helpful host, and we managed to complete the room in the time allowed with some helpful clues along the way on e the grey matter starting working. We'll definitely be back again to try out another room.
Written 14 January 2024
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Lynn T
42 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
Brilliant escape room, 2 of us had never done one before and it was a great one to start with.
Thoroughly enjoyed it, thank you
Written 13 January 2024
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Caroline P
2 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
Absolutely wonderful experience with 10 old biddies from our Book Club (in Shipwreck Cove and Dr Frankencraft's lair).
Everyone loved it.
Although we didn't managed to Escape, we were thrilled with how many clues we managed to solve (with a "little" help).
We'll definitely be back for more.
Thoroughly recommend it for young and old alike.
Thanks to the Staff for providing us with such a good time.
Written 9 January 2024
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Tom Bull
Kendal, UK5 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
We had a great time in a festive themed room. The game was so much fun for my wife, 7 year old son and I. The staff were really friendly and helpful. All round, one of the most fun, if not the most fun, Escape room I’ve done. We’ll definitely be coming back again (despite living 1.5 hours away).
Written 7 January 2024
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Sarah F
3 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
Great experience! We went as a group of 6 - 3 mums and 3 boys (ages 7-8).
Puzzle room was very well set out and just challenging enough to keep us going! We did need a couple of clues which are well delivered and thought out. Very helpful staff and great with the boys. Can’t wait to come back!
Written 20 December 2023
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Thank you for this review. It was a pleasure to host your game and the boys were lovely, a credit to you all. They got stuck in and figured puzzles out themselves. A great team. Have a lovely Christmas and hopefully we’ll see you all again.
Written 20 December 2023
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