Escape Hunt Lakeside review
Escape Hunt Lakeside, Essex is located at the Lakeside Shopping Centre. The escape rooms are packed with excitement and you can tackle various challenges as a family. Together you will work as a team to find clues, solve puzzles and missions. The best group sizes are between two and six.
You and your teammates will get locked in a themed room and you have to find and solve a series of clues in order to escape. The experiences are completely immersive, utterly addictive, entertaining and lots of fun. There are 3 different themed rooms available at this location. Together you will step into their highly immersive 5* escape rooms. Once inside you can’t take any photos and what happens in the room stays in the room. Brand new worlds are re-created in epically themed rooms.
Quests may include Alice in Puzzleland, Blackbeard’s Treasure and Escape the Wild West. Plus 3D Virtual Reality, computer-generated rooms such as Mission Sigma, Alice and more.
The challenges are recommended for anyone age 8 and over unless otherwise stated. The VR games are rated for 12+. Outdoor games are for ages 8 and up. The real challenge is to complete what’s asked of you before the time runs out, each quest lasts for 60 minutes with the whole experience lasts around 90 minutes. There’s a quick briefing before you enter your chosen room and afterwards, you can enjoy their lounge area with an in-house bar and photo opportunity space.
Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places still require you to pre-book online in advance.
FAQ and Further Information Escape Hunt Lakeside
Is there food and drink available?
They serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks onsite. They can arrange food for you to enjoy after your game (please get in touch in advance).
What are the main things to do?
Indoor themed escape rooms for those age 8 and over, plus outdoor challenges using geolocation and augmented reality. You can purchase drinks after your experience. There is no reference to toilets.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Higher-priced. An indoor escape room game costs £28 per person for 2-3 players, £22 per person for 4-6 players. Their virtual reality adventures cost £25 per person for groups of 2-4 players.
Is there parking?
There is free parking in the shopping centre car park. The nearest car park is D.
When are they open?
They are open for most of the year. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Are they accessible?
Many of their escape room games are wheelchair accessible. It is advised that you contact your local Escape Hunt to find out more.