Best Escape Rooms in York – Have a look at our list of escape rooms in York, alongside where they are and what themed rooms are available in each.


Gr8escape York

4A Colliergate, York YO1 8BP

Gr8escape is just opposite Barnitts on Colliergate.  “One hour is all you have to solve the various codes and puzzles to escape from York’s First and  most challenging Escape Rooms.  We can  accommodate up to 18 players at the same time.  Experience York’s first ultra violet themed room in your search for the Lost Treasure of Atlantis. Try using your potions and wand skills to take a magical journey through The Ministry of Wizards  room to expose human imposters. However if travelling is more your style why not take a trip across the pond to try  and find the stolen Manhattan Star diamond in our New York Diamond room.”

Room themes: Ministry of Wizards, New York Room, Lost Treasure of Atlantis, Think Outside the Box


Mindlock Games

9 & 10 Tower Street, York, YO1 9SA

Mindlock Games say they are a “fast paced, fun experience for 2-30 players based right in the City Centre opposite Clifford’s Tower.  In our series of unique games, each group is placed in a room and given a set amount of time to escape by solving puzzles, using strategy, creativity and logic. The goal is simple; to get out in time!  We have games which are designed specifically for teams of 2-6 players, and all take place in a custom-built, themed escape game room. With five rooms available (one double room of our Viking Valhalla game) at present our capacity is 30 players playing at one time. The recommended age for our games is 8 years and older.”

Room themes: Viking Valhalla, V90 (a deadly virus game!), The Dark Arts, Cluedo


Locked in Games – Escape Room in York

Club Chambers, Museum St, York YO1 7DN

Locked in Games is “a live escape experience in York designed to test your wits and get your heart racing. You and your friends will be locked in one of our custom-built rooms and given just 60 minutes to get yourselves out. The idea may be simple but the reality is anything but. So, can you make the great escape?”

Room themes: Boneyard Cemetery, Rags to Riches and Caught in the Act.

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Can You Escape?

15 Micklegate, York, YO1 6JH

Can You Escape? is a “fast and fun escape room experience for 2-17 people in York. You and your team will be locked in a room and the countdown will begin. Can you beat the clock?”

Room themes: Operation Lone Eagle, Operation Hero.


Kanyu – Escape Games York

South Lodge, Moor End, Wetherby LS23 6ER

Kanyu Escape is not in York itself, but easily accessible by car.  “The Secrets of South Lodge is Yorkshire’s latest and, in our eyes, best escape rooms and team building centre. Our custom-built rooms are located in a Grade II listed Georgian gatehouse in the most unusual setting: a roundabout at Junction 45 of the A1(M), just south of Wetherby! We’re right in the middle of a Leeds, Harrogate and York triangle and easily accessible just off the A1 (literally)! We attract visitors from across Yorkshire and the UK! Whether you’re an escape room novice or an escape room veteran, our escape rooms will present a challenge you won’t forget!”

Room themes: Follow in my Footsteps, Lightning in a Bottle, Poacher’s Compound



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