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"The School of hard knocks

We visited on Saturday mid day and did "The School of Hard Knocks" - wow great experience. Good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue O
Five gems out of five - amazingly designed room

Jewellery Heist - 2 Puzzlers. We visited here as it looked like a decent option to try out for my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Escape rooms are live-action team-based games where players discover clues, solve puzzles and tasks in order to accomplish a specific goal - in the CryptX rooms you have to Escape Detention in the School of Hard Locks, or see how much jewellery you...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited on Saturday mid day and did "The School of Hard Knocks" - wow great experience. Good fun, four of us completed it with 3 seconds to spare - three of us had done escape rooms before. Very impressed. Well worth a visit. :)...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sue O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jewellery Heist - 2 Puzzlers. We visited here as it looked like a decent option to try out for my birthday. Was further out of town than we originally planned to go, but just booked it for our trip home - has plenty of parking....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took part in the Jewellery Heist with 4 adults and a 16 and 17 year old. It was brilliant, we could all start on different challenges and come together to help each other. We had a fantastic time and would thoroughly recommend it for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Julie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a birthday present to me from my family. Never done one before and was looking forward to the challenge! Not at all disappointed. Very friendly girl welcomed us, explained everything and started us off. We had chosen the Jewel heist. It was in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Anne M
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I did both the rooms here and we thought they were both amazing. We started with jewellery heist , where the aim is not only to escape but to try and steal as much jewellery as you can in 60 mins. This...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank gthorne7
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

A good selection of puzzles kept us well-entertained past the hour limit, unfortunately, but it didn’t stop us all having a great time. We will know what to expect next time!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RobertColbert
Reviewed May 21, 2019

This being my first experience of an escape room I truely enjoyed the heist room. would recommend for any outing with colleagues.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Samantha P
Reviewed May 12, 2019

I love escape rooms and CryptX holds some real fun and challenging puzzles. The School of Hard Locks room has enough variety which meant that people could work on their own for some but team work was needed for others. There was a lot of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Stillzy
Reviewed May 6, 2019

I had a lot of fun. The rooms are well designed with enough puzzles to keep 6 of us entertained at all times and feel it could be played with a couple more without people twiddling their thumbs. The people running it were friendly and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jrliveshere
Reviewed May 5, 2019

Had an amazing evening, escaping a school room and even more so with the Jewelry Heist which is a great and interesting change up on the normal 'get out as soon as possible' but also getting as much loot as possible!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Sarah W
January 24, 2019|
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Response from Tracey F | Reviewed this property |
yes, its not too small and you are watched EVERY SECOND so if anyone needed to get out it would be immediate- theres also a panic button, hopefully like me you will e so engrossed doing the puzzles you won't think about... More
January 12, 2018|
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Response from taz69wow | Reviewed this property |
The booking is only ever for you.... whether you take 2 or 6 people. Never with another group.
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Duxxy1979 | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for the question - From the station / central Cambridge our venue is around 9 miles. It is best to get a taxi, which will cost around £20 and take around 20 minutes. Many thanks James