Plan Your Visit

All the information you need to plan your unforgettable experience

CONTACT
T: +44 (0) 330 088 3032
E: bookings@thegreatescapegame.co.uk

ADDRESS
St James House, Vicar Lane, Sheffield, S1 2EX [Google Map]
What 3 Words Location: ///goals.trails.magic

REGULAR OPENING HOURS

 
Monday11:00am – 11:00pm
Tuesday11:00am – 11:00pm
Wednesday11:00am – 11:00pm
Thursday11:00am – 11:00pm
Friday11:00am – 11:00pm
Saturday09:00am – 11:00pm
Sunday09:00am – 11:00pm

CAR PARKING
Whilst we don’t have our own car park, there’s plenty parking nearby:

– On street parking, Vicar Lane and Campo Lane, S1 2EX
– NCP, Campo Lane, Sheffield, S1 2EF

CONTACT
T: +44 (0) 330 088 3032
E: bookings@thegreatescapegame.co.uk

ADDRESS
Atlas House, 31 King Street, Leeds, LS1 2HL [Google Map]
What 3 Words Location: ///racks.ropes.slot

REGULAR OPENING HOURS

 
Monday12pm–10pm
Tuesday12pm–10pm
Wednesday12pm–10pm
Thursday12pm–10pm
Friday12pm–10pm
Saturday9am–10pm
Sunday9am–10pm

CAR PARKING
Whilst we don’t have our own car park, there’s plenty of parking nearby:

– On-street parking, St Paul’s Street and surrounding areas

CONTACT
T: +44 (0) 330 088 3032
E: bookings@thegreatescapegame.co.uk

ADDRESS
Armouries Drive, Leeds, LS10 1LT [Google Map]
What 3 Words Location: ///army.shelf.donor

OPENING HOURS
10:20am to 4:20pm – Saturdays and Sundays only
10:20am to 4:20pm – Monday to Sunday throughout School Holidays

PARKING
Whilst we don’t have our own car park, there’s plenty of parking nearby:

– CitiPark, Armouries Dr, Leeds LS10 1LE

Questions?

If you need more information or have any questions that we haven't answered, feel free to get in touch.

Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

Here are a selection of our most frequently asked questions about "General Information"

We accept all major debit cards and credit cards, including American Express. If you want to pay by BACS, purchase order or cash, call us on 0330 088 3032 to speak to one of our team members today.

The Great Escape Game is a new and exciting live escape room experience blurring the lines between the hum-drum of everyday life and the world of video games and movies! You and your friends, family or work colleagues are locked in a room with up to an hour to escape. As a team, you will have to search high and low, far and wide as you ferret around trying to solve a series of intricate puzzles. Test your common sense, logic and friendship as the clock ticks down, can you escape?

Yes! There’s a reason live escape games have been taking the world by storm! The Great Escape is a GREAT experience that you won’t forget in a hurry! Ideal for memory making, if you’re looking for unforgettable entertainment and something a little different this is the activity for you! 

Labelled by Radio Sheffield as: ‘Sheffield’s very own Crystal Maze’, the game is a combination of this, The Cube (ITV TV show), Saw series, Prison Break, Fort Boyard, The Mole and not forgetting The Great Escape!

You don’t need to be the next Einstein, common sense, logic and enthusiasm goes a lot further than intelligence. Assemble your crack team of puzzle solvers and find out whether you are up to the challenge!

The Great Escape Game is popular with people from all walks of life. Teams can be made up of friends, family, work friends, student peers and societies. Furthermore, it is a great team building and corporate exercise or a fantastic experience to mark a special occasion.

We’ve had everything from stag dos to anniversaries and every manner of occasion in between. A truly unforgettable experience and memories that will last a life-time!

We advise you check out our rooms page and make your decision based on whatever takes your fancy! We’re sure after your first attempt, you’ll be back to try the rest!

The rooms are designed for different group sizes, we recommend you check out our Escape Games page. However the minimum is 2 and our current maximum is 9.

All needs are different and we aim to be inclusive to the best of our ability. To ensure we make your visit with us as comfortable as possible, it is often useful to talk through the requirements or alternatively email us bookings@thegreatescapegame.co.uk.

Our games are created to challenge and are often complex, therefore if you are considering bringing children, we advise that you call us to discuss the nature of the games, to ensure it is suitable for them. Children up to the age of 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Corporate

Here are a selection of our most frequently asked questions about "Corporate"

Our escape rooms are designed to challenge teams to work together under pressure, enhancing essential workplace skills such as communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. Teams must share information, delegate tasks, and combine their diverse skills to solve puzzles and achieve their objective, mirroring the dynamics of a successful workplace.

Our facilities can accommodate corporate groups of various sizes, we can cater for teams of all sizes, as we are open 7 days a week. For larger groups, we can organise staggered start times or utilise multiple rooms to ensure everyone has a challenging and enjoyable experience.

Yes, we offer a variety of team-building packages tailored to corporate groups, including facilitated experiences that focus on enhancing communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills. Packages can include multiple escape room challenges, debriefing sessions to discuss team dynamics, and customisable themes relevant to your business or industry. Please contact us for a detailed quote tailored to your group's needs on 0330 088 3032.

Absolutely! We understand the importance of flexibility for corporate events. We can arrange for your event to take place outside of our standard operating hours, including early mornings, evenings, or weekends, subject to availability.

Yes, in our Sheffield branch, we have a dedicated meeting spaces that can be used for briefings, presentations, or debriefing sessions before or after the escape room experience. These spaces are equipped and arranged to suit your group's needs.

As well as boasting a fully licensed bar, we also providing in-house catering, plus have partnerships with local catering services that offer a range of options for snacks and meals. We can coordinate with these services on your behalf to ensure your catering needs are seamlessly integrated into your event.

Please inform us in advance of any specific requirements, and we will do our utmost to accommodate them.

Escape Rooms

Here are a selection of our most frequently asked questions about "Escape Rooms"

The rooms are designed for different group sizes, we recommend you check out our Escape Rooms page. However the minimum is 2 and our current maximum is 9.

Escape games last up to an hour depending on if you are successful in escaping. If you do escape in time, you will go down in history on our wall of fame. We advise that you arrive 20 minutes early to be briefed on your game, have a chance to play some table top or multi-player card games and order any food and drinks.

The short answer – Yes and No

The long answer – Not all escape games are created the same and our games masters have worked hard to create each escape room to follow unique fantasies. From Magical to Horror, you’ll find scary and non-scary games. Take a look at our fun and thrilling games.

The only thing you need to bring is your thinking-caps! We would recommend you avoid wearing heels and also don’t forget your glasses for reading the locks!

Our exciting escape rooms start from just £17 per person depending on the size of your group and which game takes your fancy. To make your day even more exciting, we offer food and drinks packages including pizza and cocktails.

An escape room is a game in which a team of players (you!) discover clues, solve puzzles, and accomplish tasks in one or more rooms in order to accomplish a specific goal in a limited amount of time. You'll sometimes be working with the help of, or against our expert games masters depending on the games you choose. 

Students

Here are a selection of our most frequently asked questions about "Students"

Absolutely! We can host a large group across our games and organise an itinerary that works for you! If you give us a call on 0330 088 3032 we’d be happy to help plan your social!

Discounts are unable to be stacked, so it wouldn’t come off any packages or special offer tickets or tickets that are already discounted!

To secure your slot we would at least require a deposit with final payment due 2 weeks prior to the event date! If the event is less than 2 weeks away, we require payment in full to book you in!

Nope! To qualify for the per person student price, each player must have a valid ID!

Any card from your educational institution with a picture and expiry date, or apps like UniDays, Student Beans etc!

Yep! As long as you have a valid Student ID you can redeem this at any time!

Birthday Parties

Here are a selection of our most frequently asked questions about "Birthday Parties"

We’re open to your suggestions – please get in touch and we’ll work together to make the day super special!

We love to help make your day special, if you’d like to contact us before as it will depend on our bar space!

For sure, only if you promise to share! 

If you give us a call on 0330 088 3032 or complete a booking form we can advise you on this dependent on availability

Health & Safety

Here are a selection of our most frequently asked questions about "Health & Safety"

The rooms have been designed with your safety in mind. Furthermore, there are no physically strenuous elements to any of our codes and puzzles. You are monitored by our staff at all times and free to leave the room whenever you like.

This shouldn’t be an issue, as the rooms are average sized and the ceilings are quite high. Players are also permitted to leave the game at any point they wish. If you have any particular requirements please get in touch and we will talk to you a little about our games and try to accommodate you as much as we can!

If you have allergies or specific dietary requirements, let us know. Whether it’s vegetarian, vegan, halal, gluten free or anything else, we’re here to help where we can.

If you have epilepsy or suffer from seizures, we’d recommend speaking to someone from our team to ensure we’re able to understand your needs and can recommend the best experience to accommodate you.

The only thing you need to bring is your thinking-caps! We would recommend you avoid wearing heels and also don’t forget your glasses for reading the locks!

Planning

Here are a selection of our most frequently asked questions about "Planning"

All players must arrive 15 minutes before for games at our Sheffield Generation 1 site, and 20 minutes before for games at our Sheffield Generation 2 and Leeds site. This time is an opportunity to play some table top or multi-player card games and also have a drink/snack, should you wish. You can also use this time to ask any questions, sign our waiver form, put your belongings away and use the toilet. We aim to start your game at your booked time slot.

Please refer to the details of our specific locations above for accurate opening times.

Please refer to the details of our specific locations above for parking information.

Wizards of Time

Here are a selection of our most frequently asked questions about "Wizards of Time"

This experience is located at our Sheffield Venue – St James House, Vicar Lane, S1 2EX.

Wizards of Time is an experience that combines traditional escape room elements with interactive, character led storytelling – You will cast enchantments, learn spells and battle beasts during your time at our School of Wizardry – In comparison to traditional escape rooms it’s a more relaxed experience, with a longer time limit to ensure you make the most of your magical journey!

Pricing

Here are a selection of our most frequently asked questions about "Pricing"

We accept all major debit cards and credit cards, including American Express. If you want to pay by BACS, purchase order or cash, call us on 0330 088 3032 to speak to one of our team members today.

All game prices are exclusive of the 2.5% booking fee that will be added at checkout.

The Great Escape Game is a live event, so once the booking is confirmed; refunds for cancellations are not accepted, this includes adverse weather conditions such as snow, as games will still run. A booking becomes a no-show and entry will be refused if you arrive late. In this situation we are unable to provide refunds.

If you would like to change the date of your booking more than a month in advance there is no charge. If it is less than a month, the cost is £25 per room. If it is less than a week, changes are not accepted.

We are now a cashless venue, however, we do accept all major cards including Apple Pay.