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20th January 2021

The 9 Best Things To Do in Basingstoke

You don’t have to know Basingstoke like the back of your hand to take advantage of the fun and interesting things it has on offer. There are loads of things you can do for fun, but only if you know where to look. We’ve done the hard work for you…

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6th January 2021

5 Videogames Escape Room Fans Will Enjoy

Pure escapism, adventure, and let’s face it, joy can all be found in an Escape Room. Everyone from the investigator, the thrill-seeker and the code-cracker can all find something to like. With the adrenaline pumping, clues to discover and time ticking away on the clock, there’s very little that can…

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16th December 2020

7 Real-World Skills You Can Get From Escape Rooms

Losing yourself in the exhilarating world of Escape Rooms is undeniably a unique experience. From discovering secret codes in Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics to solving the case which sets the wrongly accused free, there’s a lot to enjoy! Thrown in at the deep end, there are skills and talents that you…

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2nd December 2020

6 Group Activities that Aren’t the Pub

Don’t get me wrong, I love going to the pub with my friends – but at the same time, not everyone wants to have a drink. Besides the pub can become stale if that’s the only thing you do week in, week out.  If you and your friends are craving…

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25th November 2020

Why Escape Rooms Are The Perfect Post Lockdown Release

Tired of the COVID-19 induced monotony? Well, you are not alone.  2020 has been the year of anxiety, overzealous presidents and exploring the exciting world of bread baking like never before! Getting out of your Corona funk may seem like a losing battle. Fortunately for you, we have the perfect…

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18th November 2020

7 Tips on How to Prepare for an Escape Room Challenge

So you’ve booked to do an escape room, but you don’t know how to prepare. Maybe it was a gifted experience and you’ve never done one before. You’ve read up on everything about the theme of the room itself, but you want to give you and your team the best…

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13th November 2020

10 Reasons Why You Should Gift an Exciting Escape this Christmas

Stuck for ideas this Christmas? Or do you just want to get something a little different this year? A Covid Christmas can be a very difficult challenge to overcome, but with Exciting Escapes, you just might do it. Don’t believe us? Here are 10 reasons why you should gift an…

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4th November 2020

13 Things to do in Portsmouth

Spending the day in Portsmouth, but not too sure on what to do? Whether you’re a family, a couple, or exploring solo, you’re sure to find something that strikes your fancy in our list of the best things to do in Portsmouth!   1. Emirates Spinnaker Tower When you get…

What if I don't escape? Blog
28th October 2020

What If I Don’t Escape?

Sixty minutes can feel like a long time. Suddenly, your three-minute warning subtlety sounds from the corner of the room.  Hope is lost. You are running swiftly out of time.  It’s over.  Your time is up, you haven’t escaped, and an odd sense of panic begins to set in. Am…

Why do we love escape rooms? Blog
21st October 2020

Why Do We Love Escape Rooms?

Challenging, an experience of a lifetime and obscenely cool – where do we even start?  Escape Rooms are a worldwide phenomenon. Exhilarating and immersive they take you to a different world. You have to escape the 80’s, unmask a villain or tap into the psyche of a heist mastermind.  If…

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14th October 2020

It’s All In The Detail – Spotting Clues In An Escape Room

Hercule Poirot had an eye for finding the devil in the details. Sharp, witty and curious, Poirot could see what others could not – the mystery unfolding before his eyes.  Now it’s your turn.  Codes are hidden in plain sight, clues are within your reach, but where do you start? …

Sifting through Evidence: How to make sense of the rooms plot Blog
7th October 2020

Sifting Through Evidence: How To Make Sense Of The Room’s Plot

Inevitable and practically finite, an Escape Room can only hold you “captive” for 60 minutes. In that time you need to collect evidence, solve puzzles, get swept up in the mystery and at the same time, make sense of everything else going on.  Every escape has a story.  From Stockholm’s…