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Lakes Escapes

Windermere Building 1 Peart Road | Unit 8 Windermere Building, Workington CA14 3YT, England
+44 7388 933603
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Dr Frankenscrafts monster

It was a great escape room! It was 2 of us, one of us had done a few and the other was the first... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
ChrisGoosey
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Excellent experience!

We went as a group of 6 girls for something different to do and what a good time we had. The clues... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
naomiirachell
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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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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 chance to interact and work towards a common goal. The end effect is bringing everyone together, adding trust and enjoying lots of fun and laughter.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Windermere Building 1 Peart Road | Unit 8 Windermere Building, Workington CA14 3YT, England
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Reviewed 22 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

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Reviewed 13 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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Took my son here to try out the escape room with my partner. My son has just turned 11 and had not experienced anything like this before, so we took our time & got him fully involved. He ‘got it’ quite quickly and was keen...More

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Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for leaving a review. We are pleased you all had a good time. It’s surprising how good children can be in an escape room. They see things for what they are whereas us adults have a tendency to overthink too much. We hope...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Baker Street an excellent room, the 2 of us made it out successfully. Having completed many escape rooms we can safely say this stacks up to the best of them, well thought out puzzles which really made the brain work! Hints and tips system great...More

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Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

WOW that’s fantastic to read so thank you first of all for choosing Lakes Escapes and again for taking the time to leave us this review. I’m so with you on the clue system, there’s nothing worse that walkie talkies and struggling to hear or...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It was a little tricky finding the venue which is on a light industrial estate outside Workington. Once we got there we had a warm welcome and quick efficient housekeeping briefing. The game was well set up by a short video introduction - we had...More

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Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for leaving a review. It really helps us gain insight and hopefully improve the service we offer. I am sorry you felt you had clues when they may not have been necessarily and I will take this up with your Game Master as...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My Girlfriend and I came to Lakes Escapes as we were given a voucher to use from my mother for Christmas. I was nervous at first as we’d never done anything like this before, our nerves were soon put at ease by the staff member...More

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Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Its good to know that your mother buys the best presents ever lol You just make sure you thank her again for that lol Im pleased our lovely Game Master put you...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I got a voucher for Christmas for this after hearing everyone rave about it, finally got around to booking it and it was fantastic! The staff were very attentive and as this was our first escape experience and put us at ease...More

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Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for leaving us this wonderful review. Its great to know people 'rave' about us. We are just a small family business here in Workington so its fantastic to read that all our hard work is appreciated. We definitely appreciate how our customers have...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We visited lakes escapes in Workington during February half term. The owners John and Carol are two of the most adorable people I have met in the escape room industry. They answered my call on Facebook regards escape rooms who will allow young children to...More

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Carol W, Owner at Lakes Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

WOW Thank you for such an amazing review. It was an absolute pleasure to host your team including Oscar who was spoilt rotten during his time with us in the control room. He was no trouble at all. We do try to be inclusive for...More

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