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Family Friendly Escape Rooms This Half Term

I’s always tough to find something new for the kids to do. With various age groups and interests changing every other day it can be hard to pin something down. Escape Live has got you covered, with a wide range of escape rooms you’ll be sure to find something for all the family. And this half term, we’re offering free child places for the early bird slots!


You’ve got the deal, but what escape room is best for families? Here are some of our most family friendly escape rooms.


Time Machine – Birmingham

18-24 Constitution Hill, B19 3LY

Time travel has always been a bit of a tricky one, right? Jamie Sherman has a handle on it though! Unfortunately he’s got himself stuck somewhere in time. Now it’s up to you and your team to take his prototype. Follow his footsteps across the timelines and get him back to the present day. 


Time Machine has got to be the most family friendly escape room in Birmingham. With a difficulty rating of 5 and a minimum age of 8, you’ll be sure to have those little ones thinking hard (and maybe even have you scratching your head once or twice!). With small clues, hidden treasures and a few leaps through history, will you find Jamie Sherman in time?

Escape the Jungle – Chelmsford

65a Duke St, Chelmsford CM1 1LW

In an abandoned attic hides an abandoned game, roll the dice and discover the jungle. Play the game and make your way through the jungle. Escape in 60 minutes or be trapped for all eternity. 


Escape the Jungle has a difficulty rating of 5 and a minimum age of 8. This family friendly escape room is designed with families in mind and will have the kids hunting through the jungle and the adults feeling a little nostalgic. This is the perfect game for animal lovers, with a few visitors from the jungle itself, be sure to avoid the Elephants feet! Wander through the rainforest and spot the monkey’s, stop the hunter from catching a prize lion, and don’t break the rules of the game… Discover the hidden clues, solve the puzzles and make it out of the jungle before time runs out! 

Prison Break – Coventry

Fargo Studios, 54 Grafton Street, Coventry, CV1 2HW

The previous occupier of this cell had an escape plan ready to go, but unfortunately he was moved to another facility before he had the chance to act. Now in his place, it’s up to you to discover his plan and break within 60 minutes!

Not what you might expect for a family friendly escape room but Prison Break is a unique chance for your children to prove they are the mastermind they think themselves to be. A easier escape room with a minimum age of 8, it’s a chance to dress up and pretend to be criminal escape artists. Discover the hidden clues, solve the puzzles and get out of the prison before you’re locked up for good!

Don’t forget to get your photo taken at the end, for the perfect family photo of your day.

Dr. Watsons Office – Liverpool

Liverpool ONE, 3 College Lane, Liverpool L1 3DS

Dr Watson is a master detective who has solved many crimes in his distinguished career. But this case could prove to be deadly for him. One of the suspects he is investigating is threatening his life. Dr Watson is now relying on you and your team to unveil the identity of the right suspect. He’s left clues around his office and it’s up to you to find them, solve the mystery.and e.scape.


A classic escape game with characters everyone knows and loves. This escape room is perfect for children and adults alike, is less difficult than other escape rooms and ideal for young children to older children. Dive into the mystery within Dr. Watson’s office, become a group of detectives and solve puzzles and clues to save the day.

Pirate Plunder – Southend-On-Sea

95 High Street, Southend-on-sea, SS1 1HS

A mysterious Pirate Ship has crashed into Southend Pier. Rumour has it this is the ship sailed by notorious Pirate Sharkbait Sully but he and his crew are nowhere to be seen. Once onboard, you and your team have 60 minutes to solve the ship’s secrets and plunder as much treasure as you can before the ship sinks and your team becomes shark bait themselves.


Everyone has wanted to be a pirate since watching Jack Sparrow himself on the big screen. Now is your chance! This pirate escape room takes place in the captain’s quarters of a pirate ship, with other parts of the ships hidden away for you to discover.. Work against the clock to plunder as much treasure as you can, and look out for the talking parrot, he might have some clues for the kids to listen out for.


Shakespeares Script – Stratford-Upon-Avon

31 Greenhill Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon, CV37 6LE

Shakespeare’s newest play is set to open at The Globe theatre tonight, the crowds have gathered and King James himself To keep the script under wraps Shakespeare kept just one copy of it and an hour before the curtain goes up, it’s gone missing! You and your team must find the script before the King finds out and calls for Shakespeare’s head! This is the world’s only Shakespeare Escape Room, and takes place in an accurate recreation of Shakespeare’s home!


Take the family into an escape room based on real history. Route through an accurate recreation of Shakespeare’s home to find his missing script. This room is a great starter for families of all ages, with lots of references to William Shakespeare and his famous plays. Work together as a family to find every clue and puzzle. Mum and dad, what are you waiting for?


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