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Lakes Escapes

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Great escape at the Lakes Escape

We had a great time at lakes escape with the kids. Played two rooms, really clever design and lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nigel C
via mobile
great fun

1st time doing an escape room. Absolutely amazing time and even managed to beat the record for the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
josh R
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Thinking of something different to do with your family? 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 family also has the...more
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Windermere Building 1 Peart Road | Unit 8 Windermere Building, Workington CA14 3YT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at lakes escape with the kids. Played two rooms, really clever design and lots to keep us all busy. Would definitely recommend as a family game or with friends. Thanks for having us

Thank Nigel C
CarolW3278, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It’s very much appreciated. We’re pleased you all enjoyed our games and look forward to welcoming you all back again should you return to Cumbria.

Reviewed 5 October 2018

1st time doing an escape room. Absolutely amazing time and even managed to beat the record for the room we played. Great for a small activity to do

Thank josh R
CarolW3278, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Hi Josh. Thank you for leaving us a review. We’re plesed you enjoyed your first escape game and what an amazing result taking the top of the leaderboard. Well done. Hopefully we’ll see you again for another challenge.

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This was our first escape room experience & we were made to feel welcome as soon as we walked through the door. Our youngest player was 10yrs old & she loved as much as we did. Brilliant fun & will definitely be returning to another...More

Thank Aimee R
Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Team Ryan +1. Thanks for leaving us a great review. We’re pleased you all had a great time and look forward to welcoming you all back again. From what I heard, the 10 year old was amazing lol

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Our first escape room experience and we were not sure what to expect, but from the moment we arrived it was absolutely fantastic. We were totally absorbed in the scenario and the time flew by trying to complete all different types of puzzles to solve...More

Thank Chelle M
Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for leaving us such a great review. We’re pleased you had a great time with us. It’s definitely the fastest 60 minutes of your life when you play an escape game lol We look forward to welcoming you all back again when you...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

Our family of four , had booked Quest for the throne , during our weeks stay in the lakes. On arriving we were made to feel really welcome and everything was well explained , fro what was our first ever escape room experience, The time...More

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Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi and thank you for your wonderful review. We really appreciate that you have taken the time to leave it. We are so pleased you all enjoyed yourselves. It was an absolute pleasure to host such a fabulous team and I was pleased to see...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

What a great experience. Very welcoming and friendly staff. It was our first time and yes we didn't manage to solve the room but what fun we all had. Awesome way to get the kids off their computers and using their brains (and ours too)...More

1  Thank John S
Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for leaving us such a great review. You have the right attitude, it’s all about having fun. We look forward to welcoming you all back again with Grandma.

Reviewed 21 May 2018

It was a great escape room! It was 2 of us, one of us had done a few and the other was the first time, and it was enjoyable for both. There were plenty of puzzles to figure out, they were very challenging and not...More

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Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review especially during your holiday period. It was an absolute please to host your game, im pleased you chose us and that you enjoyed Dr Frankenscraft’s Monster. We hope you enjoy the rest of your...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We went as a group of 6 girls for something different to do and what a good time we had. The clues weren’t easy but we had a lot of fun working them all out. I would definitely recommend this! We will be going back...More

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Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you for leaving us a review, your time doing this is very much appreciated. I suspect I know who you are and that you did Baker Street. If so then I heard you did very well and this being our most difficult room is...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

When my friends suggested this is was intrigued so said I’d go. I thought I’d be rubbish at it but was surprised at just how many of the puzzles I solved! We decided to do the ‘Quest for the Throne’ room. I thought they’d give...More

Thank acs1984
Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate it. I’m pleased you enjoyed your escape game experience after coming along with friends. Lots of people just don’t know what to expect so I’m sure your write up will help...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were only in town for a day, so we decided to play an Escape Game. We have played them before and we always like trying them at different sites. And we're so glad we chose Lakes Escapes! It was absolutely amazing....More

Thank Catherine B
Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you Cathrine although you’re too hard on yourself. Your clues were really just little nudges to try a code you had already. I’m pleased you enjoyed your game with us and hope to see you again if you’re back in the area anytime.

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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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