The Lockey Escape Rooms

The Lockey Escape Rooms, Bournemouth: Hours, Address, The Lockey Escape Rooms Reviews: 4.5/5

The Lockey Escape Rooms
4.5
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
About
You, and your fellow adventurers (2-8 players) are in the story you choose, from four very different escape rooms (+14 virtual reality adventures at Centre VR). You become spies in THE MI6 FILES: CASE 47 You could all be searching for the precious white bat “Shikaka” in ACE VENTURA PET DETECTIVE. Perhaps you will choose to try and outsmart the very scary HANNIBAL LECTER (starting in a dark, locked cage) to avoid being eaten. Go behind the scenes at the circus, to search for clues inside KRUSTY THE CLOWN's dressing room to find a missing child. Each experience takes keen adventurers around an hour to complete (Hannibal is a 90 minute challenge). With Centre VR, we now offer even more, with 14 world class escape room and adventure titles in virtual reality. Plus, each time you complete one of our experiences, you win a free ticket for any of our other stories. The widest choice, the very best selection, and amazing puzzles and scenarios, only at The Lockey Escape Rooms.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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gypsyst2019
Dorchester, UK8 contributions
Wonderful escape room
Jul 2021
We had such fun doing this escape room!
It was beautifully engineered and there were so many surprises.
Lovely fixtures and fittings and well maintained.
Very friendly and welcoming staff.
Written 17 July 2021
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Zoe S
1 contribution
Ace Ventura adventure
Jul 2021
We had a brilliant time completing the Ace Ventura escape room. The puzzles were fun and interactive, and we enjoyed that the experience was spread over multiple rooms. The story was good and the rooms decorated well with lots of props.

Our host was amazing, so friendly and helpful. We had a youngster in our group that was a bit scared (first time doing something like this so they were a bit overwhelmed) and our host kindly made minor changes to the experience so that they'd continue to take part such as turning down the music and turning on the lights. The escape rooms isn't scary and suitable for children but the rooms are small and there's some dark areas so not suitable for nervous youngsters.

We thoroughly enjoyed the escape room and we'll definitely try the other rooms offered by the company.
Written 15 July 2021
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Melissa-W
3 contributions
Hannibal
Jun 2021 • Couples
Played Hannibal. Very good room. Good puzzles to figure out. Only thing that let us down was we felt too much was given away by the GM before we even played the room. We were told about a lot of aspects of what would happen and to make sure we look in certain places. We are experienced gamers and really don’t like being given any help or advice unless we ask. It’s more realistic when you go in and have no idea what’s going to happen. Luke himself was lovely but please don’t spoil the rooms by telling people about what happens and secret rooms or extra rooms. Let us immerse ourselves in the game.
Would definitely recommend though!
Written 28 June 2021
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Gilly109
Poole, UK3 contributions
Faulty equipment
Jun 2021
Very disappointed. Game would have been okay had it not been for a couple of major equipment fails which were not picked up by the person who should have been supervising the game. Despite us completing things correctly, some locks didn't release. This obviously caused delays. With one lock I confirmed with the supervising person that we were using the right code on a particular padlock, to be told to "give it a tug". Despite this, the lock wouldn't release. At the end of the game we were told that there had been previous problems with that padlock. WELL CHANGE IT THEN! It was only a small Wilko lock FGS. We got out, but the experience was totally spoilt by the failures. Also as previous review noted, place was very dirty and no sanitisers.
Written 20 June 2021
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nickhogan99
Chesterfield, UK65 contributions
Good story but a bit of a let down
May 2021 • Friends
Visited with 6 people to play Hannibal which was extremely tight in places. Game it’s self was clever but some locks failed and needed GM intervention (it happens ). Good story throughout.
I felt the whole place was tired, poor signage, struggles to find it, weeds growing outside the front door, no Covid comfort at all, no sanitisers offered and looked as though the whole place needed a good clean.
Written 9 June 2021
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nick g
Kettering, UK20 contributions
Great family fun
Jun 2021
Ace Ventura. 2 adults and 2 kids aged 12. It was our first escape room and was so much fun. The kids were really engaged and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Luke was friendly and helped us out when we needed an occasional clue.
We used groupon so was priced about right.
Written 5 June 2021
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usa2zblog
London, UK14 contributions
Warning - you will have fun!
Jun 2021
Fantastic experience. Ace Ventura is such a great fun activity for all ages with just the right amount of unobtrusive help offered when you get stuck - and we did often!
Written 3 June 2021
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Vicnesan
London, UK58 contributions
Great for kids (Ace Ventura)
May 2021 • Family
Great experience for the kids. The guides were excellent and was a great hour of lateral thinking. Our kids were 6&8 and found it amazing... we loved it too!
Written 2 June 2021
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Nyx55
1 contribution
Nice staff! But very disappointed.
May 2021 • Couples
Very nice staff and creative rooms! However, they shouldn't be advertised as 2 person rooms, nor as semi-challenging because it's extremely challenging trying to complete them as only 2 people. There are so many red herrings, unnecessary objects and tasks that don't make sense. I can barely imagine 3 people completing the Hannibal room in time, maybe if they're well seasoned players, but in my opinion the average player should be able to complete a room just in time. Especially one advertised as mediocre difficulty. And then there's the faulty computer, we had the correct code and yet it wouldn't work, because the computer was faulty, though credit to the staff for giving a few extra minutes because of this. Despite that, it was really upsetting and very stressful, completely demotivated us and though the experience began as exciting, midway through it became a negative experience, because it was utterly hopeless. We were very disappointed, and felt decieved by the advertisement. We wouldn't have come if we knew this room wasn't meant for 2 people. We went to have fun, and unfortunately we didn't. We felt it was a waste of our money to be honest.
Written 25 May 2021
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Michael P
Burgess Hill, UK1 contribution
Recommend the Hannibal escape room
May 2021
Booked the Hannibal escape room. It was a challenge for the 2 of us but was able to solve it with a few minutes left. The puzzles were well though out and were unique from other escape rooms. The theming was great and would recommend!
Written 10 May 2021
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