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Lakes Escapes

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Wonderful evening of escape!

Just returned from a really super experience at Lakes Escapes, having never tried an escape room I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
438gillianh
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Absolutely brilliant!

This was our second visit to an escape room and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The staff are all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
762MarkG
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Thinking of something different to do with your family or friends? Why not try escape games? Regardless of whether you make it out or not, participating in an Escape Room will have you thinking about the experience for weeks to come. Your team also...more
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Stanley Street, Workington CA14 2JD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just returned from a really super experience at Lakes Escapes, having never tried an escape room I was a little unsure what to expect but as a treat for one my daughters birthday we tried this. Can’t recommend it enough! Lovely to see the children...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit to an escape room and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The staff are all very friendly and helpful, giving the odd clue here and there when needed but overall they leave you to figure things out for yourself. We managed to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 762MarkG
carolwC2617IB, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking time to leave us this review. Sounds like you had a great game, only having seconds left is ideal as you’re definitely getting value for money and being kept busy. We’re pleased you felt it worth the journey. We value all...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went in a group of 4. First time in escape room and we tried Baker Street. It was challenging but not impossible (we didn't make it out within 60 minutes but now we're starting to get the hang of it, we might do better next...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank justajackrussell
carolwC2617IB, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi. Thank you for leaving us a review. You have the perfect attitude, it’s all about having fun and actually completing the challenge is just a bonus ;) We look forward to welcoming you all again when you’re ready for another challenge.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my mum visited here today to attempt the Baker Street room. We'd never done an escape room before but the gentleman who dealt with us was very friendly and answered any questions we had. The puzzle itself was very fun and engaging, and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sbowski11
carolwC2617IB, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for leaving us a review. We’re pleased you enjoyed your game and that your Game Host was friendly and helpful, I’ll pass your comments on to Matt. You have the right attitude in just enjoying yourselves whether you complete the game...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this escape room, have experienced several now and this is definitely one of the best.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Seaside524426
carolwC2617IB, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thank you for leaving us this great review. It’s great to read that you were happy with your time with us and we really hope you return for more games with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely love escape rooms (highly addictive). My wife and I did the "Quest for the Throne". We had loads of fun and we just about got it complete in time. Carol was a great host and clearly loves what she does. Thank you for the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SimonandRachael
carolwC2617IB, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Simon and Rachael for taking the time to leave us a review. We really do appreciate it. It was a pleasure to meet you both and great chatting with you. I’m pleased you enjoyed your game with us, hopefully we’ll see you back...More

Reviewed February 10, 2019

For those who enjoy the cognitive challenge and thrill of solving puzzles, this is an incredible escape room. The venue is fantastic and our host was lovely. A thoroughly enjoyable experience!More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RJAdventurers
Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Hi Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. We do strive to make it an excellent one from start to finish. We have worked very hard on the venue...More

Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

Having already completed all of the rooms at the old premises, we were invited to test drive the new Quest for the Throne in the new premises. The uzzles have been updated, and the new venue is AMAZING! Loads more space, a fantastic atmosphere and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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CarolW3278, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Hi Helen Thank you for coming to test the new rooms. Its always lovely to see you both again. Its great to get feedback on the new premises, we think they are great but to get the customer perspective is fantastic. We have the space...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Another amazing experience. You don't have to enjoy puzzles to enjoy escape rooms, everyone who takes part becomes competitive with the clock. Its a great way to test team building skills or even your relationship. If you can complete a room with your partner without...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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CarolW3278, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Hi Scott Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and what a fantastic one it is. We can tell people how much fun playing is but to hear it from customers is always so much better. If youre ever planning a proposal...More

Reviewed December 31, 2018

The Frankenstein room was great fun, needed a few clues to solve the puzzles but just got there in the end. Went as a family and all enjoyed it would definitely go back

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Happyholidaysth
CarolW3278, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Thank you for leaving us this review, we really appreciate it. We are pleased you all enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you again soon. Don't forget we are moving early February to much bigger and better premises.

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Response from CarolW3278 | Property representative |
Hi. You are free to leave at any point during the game. The doors are not locked at any time, the majority don’t even have locks on them. We have had people play before who suffer from the same condition and after seeing the... More
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