5 of the UKs Best Escape Rooms
If you’re on the hunt for an epic escape room to try out for a group outing or a company team building day, then this is the blog post for you!
We all know how epic escape rooms are. They’re the perfect group activity, and amazing for teaming bonding, building friendships and breaking the ice. There’s never an awkward moment when you’re enjoying an escape room, and there’s so much going on, you won’t have time to be bored!
If you’re looking for the perfect escape room choice for your friends or colleagues, here are some of the UKs best escape rooms you have to try out!
Best Escape Rooms in the UK
Omescape, King’s Cross
With a huge variety of themes and plots to choose from, Omescape is one of the best escape room facilities in the UK. There’s an option for everyone. In their King’s Cross branch you’ll find epic horror-themed escape plots like ‘Arizona Sunshine’ and ‘Rotten Apple’ which are perfect if you want to feel the adrenaline pumping! These VR games are all about the tension and the time ticking away – we know you’ll love it.
In the Aldgate Omescape property you’ll find the modern and fascinating VR experiences. VR escape rooms / missions are something totally different and unique, and they’re an ideal escape room choice for people who love technology and gaming. A few of their most popular games in Aldgate include, ‘Kingdom of Cats’ and ‘Huxley’ which are equally immersive and fun games for large and small groups.
Houdini’s escape room, Southampton
This escape room is based on the famous magician and escape artist, Houdini – and it is constantly voted the top attraction in Southampton. The escape room is fascinating, interesting and the theme is unique and quirky too. If you’re into magic, and history – we have a feeling you’ll love this escape room.
Escape Live, Birmingham
Here’s the questions… Can you can solve the intriguing mystery of Dr Wilson’s Office? You’ll need to rescue Amy, as well as fix a glitch in the time machine and plan a prison break too. It’s complex, but highly engaging and really fun. You’ll have 60 minutes inside to make sure you tick off all the tasks – and have great fun attempting it!
Escape Asylum, Leicester
For horror fans and scary-movie fanatics, this is an amazingly realistic and spook-tastic escape room. With different themes to choose from, such as phobias, circus, asylum or ritual, there is something to match everyone’s nightmares. Most rooms cater between 4-6 people, so they’re great for small groups.
Dark Master Escape Rooms, Crowborough
Don’t let the elysian location of Dark Master Escape Rooms in Crowborough near Tunbridge Wells fool you… This venue located on a farm offers an escape room experience that’s exciting, challenging, and fully immersive. There are three different rooms to choose from, including jungle adventure Into the Reliquary, OneWing Airlines set in an actual airplane cabin, and the sinister Shamley’s Toy Makers. A fourth room, Station 108, is planned for the future. These incredibly detailed escape rooms are suitable for up to 6 people.
Omescape London’s Escape Games
You’ll find an enticing mix of escape games at Omescape London’s Aldgate venue. We have one traditional escape room, namely the Kingdom of Cats, as well as a selection of VR escape and shooting games.
The Kingdom of Cats room has been designed to transport you into another realm that’s home to giant felines ruled by King Jasper. The sovereign has expressly forbidden humans from entering his kingdom, and when he finds out about you and your team trespassing, he sentences you to death by a thousand scratches. You and your team have 60 minutes to find clues, solve puzzles, and convince animals to help you escape.
For our VR games offering, we’ve teamed up with some of the best VR game studios in the industry. With wireless technology for the ultimate free roam experience, our VR escape and shooting games must be experienced to be believed.
Choose from VR escape games including the Corsair’s Curse, Eclipse, Huxley, and Huxley 2. The Corsair’s Curse is a fantasy pirate-themed adventure in which you and your team are turned into large and small wooden figures after boarding an enchanted galleon in search of treasure. Work across spatial dimensions to solve puzzles, break the curse, and escape with the treasure.
Eclipse takes you into space as you and your team try to locate the missing crew of a spacecraft. Can you make your way through different areas, find the survivors, and return to earth safely?
Huxley is set in the year 3007, where you and your team are the only human survivors of a machine-led apocalypse. Huxley 2 takes you into a Victorian steampunk world where you need to pick up your father’s quest and find the source of infinite energy known as Huxley.
If VR shooting games are more your style, Omescape has got you covered. Arizona Sunshine LBVR and After the Fall LBVR are zombie apocalypse-themed shooters in which you need to defeat the forces of darkness and stop them from destroying civilisation.
Hero Zone offers you a choice of three games from a selection of five different titles, namely Dead Ahead, ArrowSong, Cyber Shock, Quantum Arena, and Cook’d Up. Ghost Patrol is a family-friendly adventure in a manor house haunted by colour ghosts. Blast ghosts, dodge moving furniture, find hidden rooms, and collect power crystals individually, then work together to defeat the Ghost King.
The Best Escape Games in London
Immerse yourself in the best escape rooms and VR escape games in London. Head to Omescape’s Aldgate venue for a truly unforgettable gaming experience.