Our Finest Hour – Escape Hunt – Watford

Our first Real Life Room back after lockdown and we have to defeat the Nazis to save the country from total annihilation. No pressure. Did we use our hiatus to fine-tune our Alan Turing-levels of genius? Or were we “Don’t tell him, Pike” kind of rusty? Find out here…

Ram Raid – Escape Reading – Reading

Reading in Berkshire always sounds like such a genteel place, to me. Not known for smash ‘n’ grab, pocket the dosh, break the bank-type exploits. But that’s the sort of thing Aunty Ant and her team get up to, when I’m not paying attention. Sigh. Next time, I’ll have to make sure I go with them, because it sounds like loads of fun…click here for more.

Guardian of the Gallery – Want To Escape – Rushden

GALLERY. Yes, Gallery. Anyone looking for superheroes, this is the wrong place. Anyone looking for a fabulous, immersive, unique 75-minute escape room, full of art, travel, flowers, wine, umm, train instruction manuals … oh yeah, and MAGIC, click here.

*Operation P.R.A.T. – Get Lost Escape Rooms – Home Play Game*

How to keep two teenage boys entertained during the extended summer school holidays? A sophisticated, intellectual masterpiece of puzzlecraft – part artwork, part profound philosophical experience? Or a hilariously hammed-up concoction of ghost-hunting, puzzles and willy jokes? Hmmm… Find out which one we chose…here.

Shimmy Shimmy Cocoa Pop – Want To Escape – Rushden

We’re venturing out into the real world after lockdown. But then we discovered the real world is still nasty and scary, so we decided to go Back To The F… oh no, wrong movie… back to 1988 and play with all our old toys. To see how we got on being Big kids click here

The Lost Treasure – The Room – Berlin, Germany

A lure of Escape Rooms is being the star of your own film. Some rooms are a bit B-movie, some are distinctly am-dram. I’d never before played a game quite as Hollywood blockbuster as The Lost Treasure of Alexander von Humboldt. Read on here..

Houdini’s Workshop – Deadlocked – Northampton

Harry Houdini. The Great Houdini, “world famous jailbreaker and Handcuff King”, master of mystery, icon of escapology. Basically, this guy should be the patron saint of Escape Rooms. Enough about him. Want to read about how we got on with being handcuffed, shackled and thrown in a box? Read more here…

Egyptian Tomb – LockHouse – Cambridge

A rare child-free review from a child-friendly venue… Aunty Ant visited LockHouse/Lockhouse in Cambridge.

We picked Egyptian Tomb as there was just the two of us, Armageddon is a good room for large groups and Secret Agent is the hardest room, so it seemed our best option…read on here…