escape rooms Blog
15th November 2019

5 Reasons Why Escape Rooms Are Good for Kids

Escape rooms are popular with people of all ages, and while they are very popular with adults, they are also a great activity for kids. But what makes escape rooms so good for kids? Let’s take a look at some of the main reasons why they provide a fantastic experience…

escape-rooms-recruitment Advice
11th November 2019

How Can Escape Rooms Be Used in Recruitment

Escape rooms are one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the UK right now. They have only been around for a few years, but they have taken the entertainment sector by storm. While escape rooms are mainly thought of as a fun activity for friends, families and team-building,…

escape rooms Blog
1st November 2019

The Only Way Is Out! Escape Rooms Are Now the UK’s Most Sought-After Attraction

There is a new attraction that is taking the UK by storm. Escape rooms only started appearing a few years ago, but there are now hundreds of them right across the UK. And they are quickly becoming a popular pastime for families and groups of friends up and down the…

1st November 2019

Problem Solving, Team Spirit and Lateral Thinking: What Can Escape Rooms Teach Us?

Escape rooms are seeing a boom in the UK and across the world. In the last few years, they have gone from just a handful of escape rooms to hundreds as more and more people discover them. But aside from being a lot of fun, they also help to teach…

family time Blog
21st October 2019

Why an Escape Room Is Ideal for Family Fun on a Rainy Day

You’ve been planning a family day out, and you had great plans to hit the beach or go hiking. And then it rained. Never fear! There is plenty to do on a rainy day to keep the whole family busy, and one of the best activities of all is to…

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4th October 2019

Why an Escape Room Experience is Good for Team Building

Escape Rooms are one of the fastest-growing trends of experiences that have sprung up over the last few years. If you don’t know about them, then they are immersive role-playing experiences where a team is ‘locked’ inside a room or series of rooms and has to work together to solve…

Our Southampton Escape Room management team Advice
1st October 2019

Southampton Escape Room reveals hints and tips!

Confidential- Southampton Escape room hints and tips Agents, if you’re reading this top secret document it means Her Majesty’s intelligence services has allowed you to do so and have been shortlisted as a possible operatives on one of our Southampton Escape room missions. It’s clear I usually get asked the…

things to do in southampton Advice
25th July 2019

21 Things to Do in Southampton | Fun for Families, Couples & Explorers!

21 of the Best Things to Do in Southampton   Southampton is full of fun and interesting things to, from touring iconic aircraft museums to cracking codes and escaping rooms. We’ve hand-selected some of the coolest things to do in Southampton; appropriate for both adults and kids. If you’re looking…

what is an escape room Advice
22nd June 2019

What is an Escape Room? A Look Behind the Scenes!

What is an Escape Room? A lot goes into what makes a room, an escape room. Every escape room company will have their own ideas on making their rooms unique, meaning you will never find two of the same room. In your average escape room or escape game, between 6-12…

escape room tips Blog
15th February 2019

7 Tips to Guarantee a Quality Escape Room Experience

7 TIPS TO GUARANTEE A QUALITY ESCAPE ROOM EXPERIENCE I’m an owner of one of the fastest growing escape room companies in the UK, called Exciting Escapes. We started just over 2 years ago and now have 16 escape rooms across 3 towns. We’ve hosted over 50,000 players and have had over…

secret escape room Blog
19th November 2018

Can you keep a secret?

By Alistair Smyth – Portsmouth Branch Manager   Can you keep a secret? Can you keep a secret? Because this one is TOP SECRET and, should this information fall into the wrong hands, it could prove to be catastrophic. Portsmouth’s spy population Witnesses in the Portsmouth area have reported sights…

Secret Sam - escape room mission agent Blog
30th September 2018

How will we help you on your top secret escape room mission?

What had I signed up for? Three weeks ago I started working for Exciting Escapes in Southampton, and I was indeed excited to work somewhere I knew would be fun and different. Little did I know what I had actually signed up for. I was actually becoming part of a…