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The Real Escape

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The Mystery of Nelson's Stolen Diamonds: Old Portsmouth Treasure Hunt Adventure
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The Mystery of Nelson's Stolen Diamonds: Old Portsmouth Treasure Hunt Adventure

28 reviews
Turn the historic streets of Old Portsmouth into the world's largest escape room with this self-guided treasure hunt adventure!<br><br>Solve a range of cryptic clues including word games, maths puzzles, and hidden objects, as you unravel the historic mystery and discover the identity of the infamous diamond thief!<br><br>'The perfect blend of Portsmouth, puzzles, and history!'<br><br>On Horatio Nelson's last day on dry land before joining his ship to fight in the Battle of Trafalgar, he stored a valuable diamond necklace in a chest in one of Portsmouth many taverns for safekeeping. That night, the tavern was broken into and the necklace was stolen. You must solve the clues, eliminate suspects, and return to the scene of the crime to get to the bottom of this historic mystery. This treasure hunt is the best way to see the key historic sights of the city, visit its most atmospheric taverns, and soak up true local stories of its most notorious characters and places.
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Cruiser731415 wrote a review Oct 11
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Brilliant experience, we were advised that the room we had chosen was the hardest and could have a different room as it was our first time, but we chose to carry on, we didn't finish in the time but were given many hints and actually escaped. We would all, 6 of us, recommend this Escape experience!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Matt S wrote a review Oct 10
Southampton, United Kingdom32 contributions30 helpful votes
It was ok, we did the hardest room they had and escaped with 5 seconds to go. It was enjoyable but very complicated. Gave 4 stars as I do prefer the escape rooms where you go from room to room and not stay in the same room but the puzzles were very well done and was very clever.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Gg M wrote a review Oct 10
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Very friendly and informative games host, knew when we really needed a clue and when we were close enough to work it out ourselves. We made it out of the trickiest room (only the two of us!) with 5 seconds to spare !!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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lisa91386 wrote a review Apr 2020
Portsmouth, United Kingdom6 contributions
Really enjoyed this - it's a surprisingly large space, and got a few different rooms. In the the two different groups I went with, we both had a brilliant time.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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HampshireNat wrote a review Feb 2020
Portsmouth, United Kingdom366 contributions87 helpful votes
Booked this for the female and 2 of her girlfriends. Booking process easy. Good welcome and the place has several 'escape rooms' They did Dr Rydill and had a great time. All very proffessional and they were well looked after.. Would def book again.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Agnes S, Manager at The Real Escape
Responded Feb 26, 2020
Thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear that the ladies had a great time in Dr. Ryddle's Memories! Our staff strives to make each experience for our customers as enjoyable as possible. It's pleasant to hear when they reach their goal. You'll be glad to hear that all of our games are different so you'd have a completely new adventure if you decide to come back. Hope to see you again soon! Kind regards The Real Escape Team
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