No our rooms are not scary. These rooms were designed to provide a
thrilling mystery to solve and a team building experience rather than scare factor.
Where can I park?
There is two hour free parking on street until 20:00, and if your game
starts from 20:00 or from 20:30 you can park free at the Tesco Extra car park, which is
three minute walk from us.
Am I really locked in a room?
You may leave the room at any time you wish. Your personal game
controller is monitoring your entire experience so it is perfectly safe.
How many team players per room?
Our room 'The Bank Robbery' is designed for groups of 3-6 and 'The
Library' for 2-5 players per game.
What is the goal of this activity?
To solve the mystery of the room before the time runs out.
Are there any age restrictions?
recommend 12+ providing groups of under 14's an adult present.
How do I get there?
You can get here by car or we are 25 minutes walk from the town centre.
Alternatively there are regular buses from Oxford Road, the nearest bus stop to us is
within a 2 minute walk.
What if I'm late?
Be sure to leave ample time for travel and parking.
If the next slot is booked for another team, being late will mean less time for your game.
Can I bring extra people to play?
Yes. However, the maximum limit of 5 & 6 players per team still applies.
The price difference can be paid upon arrival.
Please call as soon as possible if you have extra players.
Is it possible to cancel or reschedule my booking?
No cancellations or refunds are allowed once a session is booked,
however you are able to reschedule free of charge 5 days in advance.
For shorter notice, additional charges may apply. Please contact us as soon as possible if
you need to reschedule.
Are bookings private or will there be strangers in our game?
All bookings are private so it will just be you and your friends in the
game with the room to yourselves.
Someone's dropped out! Can I have a refund?
Escape Reading is a live, ticketed event. Once you've bought your
tickets, a refund is not possible.
Can I just pop by and play without a booking?
You are more than welcome to checkout the venue. However, if you intend
to play we recommend you to book online or call us in advance to confirm
How many rooms do you have?
We have two rooms currently:The Libarary from 2-5players, the Bank
Roberry 3-6 players per session.
How many players can we have per team?
Our escape rooms are designed for teams of 2-6 people. However, for the
best experience, we recommend groups of 4 to 5.