Escape Rooms

What is Escape Rooms?

Escape Rooms is a live escape game experience for 2-6 people. The aim of the game is to escape the room with the treasure within 60 minutes by solving a series of puzzles using a variety of different methods including deciphering information, uncovering required items and problem solving.

What should we wear when playing?

A lot of our players come dressed as pirates but feel free to come dressed how you like.

Why Pirate Escape?

Pirate Escape is a truly unique and fully immersive experience that requires you to work as a team with your group to escape. It is ideal for friends, family and colleagues.

How long will it take?

The game is a maximum of 60 minutes but if your team work well they may escape sooner. Although you are against the clock we always let you complete your escape game even if it takes over 60 minutes as we want you to have the full expeerience.

What happens if I am running late?

If you're running late then please phone us as soon as possible on 0191 4358428 and we will try our best to fit you in. However due to the nature of the game, if you arrive more than 15 minutes late we will be unable to accommodate your booking.

Can I bring the family

Yes! the game is ideal for families, especially if you want to experience something different to your normal evening or weekend. This is a perfect opportunity to get the family together and work as a team.

What is the minimum/maximum team size for each game room?

Ideally teams of 2 to 6 people. If your group is larger than 6, we recomend booking more than one room, you can even play up to 3 games head to head and race for the best time.

Is there an age restriction?

We have no upper limit however the games are designed for adults so children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. We would not suggest bringing children under 12 as the puzzles are quite challenging.

I am claustrophobic, can I play?

We always leave the entry doors unlocked for fire risk purposes and the rooms are quite large, the smallest being the size of an average bedroom.

Can I cancel my booking or reschedule a new session?

Once booked we can’t offer a refund, however if you contact us 48 hours prior to your time slot we are happy to reschedule the game for another date.

What if I want to bring extra people to the game?

We have a maximum of 6 people, unfortunatly due to the nature of this game this is the maximum number of people we can accomodate per session.

What time should I arrive?

You should try to arrive 10 minutes before hand for a short brefing.

Corporate Team Building Events?

We do cater for corporate events please refer to our Corporate Events page. Alternatively contact us on info@pirateescaperooms.co.uk for further information or to discuss your companies requirements, which we will try to accomodate as much as possible.

Can I bring alcohol into the room?

Alcohol is not allowed in the room. If any team member is under the influence of alcohol they may be asked to leave.

Is it possible to access the rooms using a wheelchair?

Unfortunatly the premises are on the first floor and only accesible via stairs therefore it is not possible to access the rooms using a wheelchair.

Can I take photos or record videos in the room?

No, we do not allow photos or videos to be taken in any of the game rooms. This is simply so we don’t spoil the puzzles for others. However we will take a group photo and post it on social media for you.

Gift vouchers?

We do offer a gift voucher that is valid for up to six people. Please see our voucher page.

Virtual Reality

Is there a minimum age requirement for Virtual Reality?

Due to the nature of the Virtual Reality experience we recommend children should be aged 10 or above to fully enjoy the entire experience. We do not have a maximum age. But please see our Virtual Reality page for information regarding pre-existing medical conditions. However if you have any concerns don’t hesitate to contact us.

How long does the Virtual Reality experience last?

The bookings are in 1 hour slots.

How many people can attend per 1 booking?

Its recommend 4 people per 1 booking slot. This is primarily so everyone in your team can enjoy the games and experiences fully. This also ensures your booking can be relaxing and enjoyable when watching the person who is in VR.

What does the Virtual Reality Experience consist of?

The Virtual Reality experience includes a brief health and safety introduction, a quick run-down on the equipment and how to use it. Then each player will have the chance to play and experience a variety of the newest games available with the HTC VIVE including world famous Job Simulator!.

What types of games are available to play?

There are a wide variety of different themed games available. From non-interactive visual experiences to not for the faint hearted zombie survival games.