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We didn’t escape but we loved it anyway!

We attempted the Pharoah’s Curse and if we’d had 5 minutes longer would have escaped. We were so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ditsydorah
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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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Fantastic fun

Family of 6 adults, absolutely loves this experience. Highly recommend it! Hopefully we will be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
676aholly
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Cumbria's #1 Rated Escape Rooms and Winner of the Best New Tourism Business 2017 !! The Lake Districts first Live Escape Room game. For 2-6 people, enter one of the themed rooms with the objective of escaping within the hour. Solve puzzles, find...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Just off the A590, next to Lakeland Motor Musuem | The Stone Barn, Lakeland Village, Backbarrow LA12 8PX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attempted the Pharoah’s Curse and if we’d had 5 minutes longer would have escaped. We were so gutted! But really enjoyed it nonetheless. There was lots of puzzles to solve - it was a well thought out room. Wayne was very helpful with clues...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ditsydorah
Ann R, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing a review of your Cliffhangerrooms experience and your Segway tour with Lakeland Segway.We're so pleased that to enjoyed them. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 6 adults, absolutely loves this experience. Highly recommend it! Hopefully we will be coming again!

Date of experience: September 2019
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WJR67, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi and thanks so much for your recommendation, it really helps us spread the word, not easy being in this little backwater in the Lake District. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited 29th August, 1st time escape room users. It was brilliant really enjoyed the Pharos room. Didn’t get there so frustrating but absolutely brilliant

Date of experience: August 2019
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WJR67, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great you enjoyed your first escape room experience with us !! Hopefully you will get the escape room bug. Thanks for your review, really appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place, lovely friendly staff (Helen and Tom), overall we all enjoyed our visit. We managed to escape our room with just over a minute left (thanks to some help from Helen) so brilliant. We really recommend a visit, we shall hopefully return on our...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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WJR67, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your escape room experience with us and thanks for leaving this review, it's much appreciated. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our third visit over the last few years, to try out the final challenge, the Hatton Garden Bank Heist. Well looked after by Emily and we made it out with 8 minutes to spare. Of all the rooms we enjoyed the Egyptian and Pirate rooms...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Ann R, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for playing all 3 Cliffhangerrooms and taking the time to write a review. Emily will be pleased to get a mention.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were great. We managed our two rooms but the heist only just! Puzzles were good and challenging. A really great time for everybody involved aged 12-76. We would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Ann R, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

All the family can get involved at Cliffhangerrooms. We're so glad you all enjoyed the challenge. Thank you for writing a review and recommending Cliffhangerrooms.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my two little ones, 9 and 8, our first experience of an escape room. We did the pharohs curse, was really impressed with the setup, great welcome on arrival and Josh helped make it a fabulous experience we won't forget, totally recommend it, worth...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Ann R, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Graeme. We're pleased that you had a great family experience with us. Thank you for recommending Cliffhangerrooms

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didnt know what to expect when booking but it was an excellent experience in the Pharoes curse Tom guided us through with helpful hints. Loved it so much we booked for the bank heist later in the week. This was also excellent slightly more...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Ann R, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jean, Thank you for writing a review of your time at Cliffhangerrooms. We're looking forward to your trip on 'The Haunted Pirate Ship next time !!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having never done an Escape Room before, our party of adults and teens was very excited to try to free Blackbeard's spirit in the Haunted Pirate Ship. Warmly welcomed (after our early arrival) by Claire and superbly led and encouraged by Emily from beginning to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Ann R, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so pleased we were able to help brighten up a cold, wet summer day !! Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we appreciate your recommendation. We hope there will be more fun 'escape room' times ahead for you and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Claire and Emily greeted us with a smile and calmed our nerves ready to tackle this excellent escape room! Great fun and definitely a tricky challenge, we were well chuffed to make it onto the leader board!! We'll certainly be back to do the other...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Ann R, Owner at Cliffhanger Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well done for getting on to the leaderboard with your great escape from the bank heist room! Thank you for mentioning your games masters, Claire and Emily. We look forward to seeing you for another escape room challenge and thank you for writing a review.

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clairegH663RW
February 3, 2019|
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Response from Ann R | Property representative |
Yes all our rooms are suitable for children when accompanied by an adult
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Diane S
October 30, 2017|
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Response from WJR67 | Property representative |
Yes you can buy online or give us call. They last 12 months. Thanks Wayne
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Liz W
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Lakelandexperiences | Property representative |
Depends on the number of people in the rrom. 2 people = £50 3 people = £66 4 people = £80 5 people = £90 6 people = £96 You have the room to yourself we don't mixed you with strangers.
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