If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that spending time with friends and family is invaluable.
And after months of waiting, escape rooms have reopened around Suffolk, allowing groups of friends to problem-solve together in a bid to crack a series of codes and escape within the time limit.
Here we bring you the five best escape rooms in Suffolk according to Trip Advisor:
Suffolk escape rooms
The Escape Room, near Bury St Edmunds, has currently received 184 reviews on Trip Advisor, with 183 users rating it as “excellent”.
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There are two rooms, The Dollhouse and The Vault, which are both scary and challenging, and those brave enough to take on the challenge have 60 minutes to escape.
One reviewer said: âWe played as a couple and had a great time trying to escape the dollhouse room – aided (if needed) by our fantastic and friendly host, Bryony.
“Thank you Escape Rooms Suffolk for such a wonderful time – WE WILL BE BACK!”
Or: Escape Games Suffolk, Unit 1, Harlequin Park, Kenny Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 8DS
Cost: Four players – Â£ 23 per person
Ipswich Escape Rooms
The Ipswich Escape Rooms have two fantastic stories to choose from, Search for the Holy Grail and The Secret Clubhouse with those who enter have 60 minutes to find their way.
If you fancy making an escape room but can’t make it, Ipswich Escape Rooms have home games to keep everyone entertained.
One reviewer said: “Birthday treat with the girls and OMG, we had so much fun! It’s amazing and we really have the virus now. Looking forward to our next escape room.”
Or: Sudbury House, Dencora Business Center, 36 White House Road, Ipswich, IP1 5LT
Cost: Four players – Â£ 21 per person
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Focusing primarily on issues of decryption, symbolism, and association, the Da Vinci Room will provide an interesting challenge for new and returning players alike.
One reviewer said: “The experience was fantastic, this was my first escape room and I can’t wait to go back. The staff were great, very helpful and explained everything very well.”
Or: Unit 3 The Old Unicorn, Orwell Place, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1BB
Cost: Â£ 20 per person
DS Escape Game
DS Escape Rooms have three rooms for you to choose from, the most popular being the Elude Room.
One visitor said: âReally well thought out and varied puzzles with nice touches. I will definitely book another with DS. I highly recommend it. “
Or: unit 26, Menta Business Center, 21-27 Hollands Rd, Haverhill CB9 8PU
Cost: Â£ 16 per person
Escape rooms EO
A relatively new escape room in Sudbury that has already proven to be a huge hit with locals and those traveling to the area with five challenging rooms.
The family escape rooms were shortlisted for an innovation award at the 2020 Babergh Innovation Awards having only opened nine weeks previously.
One happy visitor said, “From my first inquiries to the day of our visit, the communication, friendliness and overall experience provided by Kelly and her team was second to none.”
Unit 1, Drury Drive, Woodhall Business Park, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1WH
Cost: Four-player game – Â£ 20 per person
All five escape rooms received a five-star rating on Trip Advisor and were ranked based on the number of excellent guest reviews.