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GR8escape York

Closed Now: 9:40 AM - 8:00 PM
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New york dimon room and the Graduation

A group of us went as part of a hen party and had an excellent time escaping from w of the rooms... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
via mobile
New York Diamond room - fantastic!

This is definitely one of the best escape rooms we’ve ever done. We played as a two and there was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St Albans, United Kingdom
via mobile
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One hour is all you have to solve the various codes and puzzles to escape from York's first live escape room.Try the new real life experience that is taking the world by storm. Work as a team to find the clues and swap ideas. Use your logic, take...more
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4A Colliergate, York YO1 8BP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us went as part of a hen party and had an excellent time escaping from w of the rooms. It was well worth the cost and we all had a fantastic time. Both groups managed to escape and enjoyed every minute.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely one of the best escape rooms we’ve ever done. We played as a two and there was certainly plenty to keep us busy. The best thing was the fact it’s a very non-linear room so we could both be working on different...More

1  Thank NatashaW-S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were invited as part of a birthday party - there were so many of us that the host had hired out all three rooms. Spy (easy) Diamond (medium) and Space (hard). We split into ladies, gents, and kids with one adult. The briefings were...More

Thank Rebeca77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a brilliant time and were only one clue away from finishing, which wasn't bad for us virgin escapees! Thank you for making our Daughters 18th so memorable. We will be back.

Thank sandycherry2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We failed but had so much fun trying to find the diamond. Probably could've done with another 15 minutes. It's advisable to work on different aspects within the room rather than all of you trying to solve each clue. The female member of staff we...More

Thank 26Lisa26
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Did this as a party of 4 (2*parents and 2*adult children). An hour just doesn’t seem long enough, had so much fun wanted to go straight back in again to do another room . It’s exciting , thought provoking, stressful, and encourages you to frantically...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Wow that hour went so fast! We went as a twosome and didn’t quite get there, but we were close (apparently!). You really do have to work as a team and think way outside the box. We properly got going in the last 20 mins...More

Thank Lewis J
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Gr8 Escape as part of a Hen Party. One half of the party completed the Spy Kids room and the other half attempted the New York room. We had lots of fun and found it very challenging. Escaped with minutes to spare. Staff are...More

Thank Emilyloulou
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Excellent set of mind teasing puzzles with occasional hints thrown in to make sure you are all thoroughly entertained from start to finish. Cannot recommend the experience and staff highly enough. Suits groups of more than 3, if you want to conquer the room !

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great time at Gr8escape, the hour just flies by. We did the New York room and couldn’t recommend it more. It’s great when you’re working out a clue and super satisfying when you get one. The owners are lovely, extremely friendly and...More

1  Thank LibbyShorty
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16 February 2018|
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Response from Kevin T | Property representative |
None of our rooms involve any heights, jumps scares, cramped or enclosed spaces. All of our rooms are large, open, airy and well lit including natural light.
18 April 2017|
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Response from Kevin T | Property representative |
Our Spy School Room and New York Diamond Room are available for 2-6 players although we recommend at least 3 for New York. Our Space Cadet Room is our hardest room and is for 3-6 players due to the... More
17 December 2016|
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Response from Jane K | Reviewed this property |
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