24 of the UK's best escape rooms for kids

Last modified on Monday 4 September 2023

If your kids loves adventures, puzzles and challenges, then they're going to love escape rooms.

A popular activity for the whole family, escape rooms are group adventures where you're 'locked' in a room as a team. You then have to crack codes, solve puzzles, play games and work together to escape the room before your time's up.

Great brain-scratching fun, most escape rooms have a theme – anything from Ancient Egypt and wizarding wonderlands to spies and bank heists. They're usually indoors, too, so perfect for a rainy day.

Can kids play escape rooms?

Most escape rooms are suitable for ages 10+ so they're great for tweens and older kids.

And there are plenty of escape rooms that are designed with younger kids in mind, too. These have easier games and puzzles and there are no frights, surprises or blood and gore. Some are even suitable for kids as young as five.

Most venues list the difficulty level of their rooms and the age they're suitable for on their websites. if you're unsure, give them a ring before visiting. They'll be able to talk you through the room, what's involved and its suitability for children.

Think your family has what it takes to crack the codes and beat the clock? Check out these brilliant UK escape rooms for kids.

Got any ideas for great places to take the kids? Let us know in the forum below…

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