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    The terrifying horror escape room, set inside a hospital. Amy has gone missing; kidnapped by the mad doctor treating her. It’s up to you and your group to find the code to break her free. But be warned, the doctor has as a few surprises in store for you.


    The famous detective Dr Watson is said to know the identity of the leader of the notorious gang, The Magpie Mob. As a group of journalists, you need to sneak into the detective’s office and beat the clever puzzles and clues hiding the truth!


    Step aboard a ship with hidden treasure and a dark secret, in this pirate escape room. There’s only 60 minutes before the ship sinks, can you grab the treasure and escape in time?


    Explore Southend-on-Sea with this fun and challenging outdoor escape game. Find real world locations, each with their own puzzles and clues, and help track down Tarquin, Escape Live’s beloved parrot!


Our full address is 95 High Street, Southend-On-Sea, SS1 1HS. We are located in the middle of Southend High Street, 1-minute walk from Southend Central train station, a 6-minute walk from Southend Victoria train station. If you are using Google Maps or Apple Maps, just type in Escape Live Southend and that will pinpoint our location.

There are many car parks around Southend Town Centre. The most convenient for visitors to Escape Live Southend are on Clarence Road or Tylers Avenue (both £1.90 for 2 hours parking). More information can be found at http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/southend_on_sea/

Yes! Click on the Gift Vouchers tab and you can purchase online. We will automatically send you an email with a PDF of your voucher that will be valid for 12 months or you can send it directly to your friend or family member.

If you’re reading this then you’re in the right place. Please click on the BOOK NOW tab in the top right to view availability and book.

YES! We have various ways in which we deliver experiences for large groups, please call us on 01702 437337 to discuss.

If you escape, you join the elite group of escapees that have managed to beat the game designers at Escape Live and achieved full scale bragging rights! We’ll also ask you if it’s OK to take a celebratory picture at the end of the experience to share with you via our social media pages.

At the end of your experience your Games Master will offer you the opportunity to walk you through the escape. If you prefer to come back another time and beat the room then please let the Games Master know.

As long as your group size does not exceed the limit of the experience you booked then yes, no problem. You can pay for the extra person when you arrive.

You can move / reschedule bookings you have made for a £10 fee, as long as you give 7 days prior notice. Please call us on 01702 437337 and we will arrange this for you. Once you have booked we cannot refund you for cancelling or not showing up for your experience.

Please aim to arrive 10-15 minutes before your booked timeslot. If you arrive to Southend earlier there is plenty to keep you entertained, such as shopping, bars and restaurants not to mention the seafront itself. Arriving later than the booked timeslot may mean that we are not able to allow you to play so please leave plenty of time.

The experience itself is 1 hour long but please allow 1 hour 30 minutes from the time you arrive to when you leave.

Friends, family, corporate team building events, first dates, Stag and Hen events, nights out – anyone who would like to experience something different! Our rooms are fun for all ages but those under 10 may find some elements of the rooms a little difficult. Those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (16+). The adult must be a paying member of the group and the group size may not exceed the maximum number as advertised. Under no circumstances are children allowed to be alone in your booked experience.

No! Although some of our theming and advertising may look pretty scary there is nothing to be afraid of inside the game.

No, strictly mental agility! All of our games are designed without any need for strength or brute force.

Although we have taken provisions to ensure we are suitable for all abilities, we are limited in certain aspects. The best thing to do is get in touch and we will let you know if it is suitable.

Please let us know if you are running late – whilst we will make effort for you to play your game, it may be the case that we have another booking directly after yours. In such an instance your game length will be shortened by the amount of time you are late.

Escape Live – Escape Room Southend-on-Sea, Essex

The only way is Escape Live  – Escape Room Southend when it comes to looking for an exhilarating hour of fun in Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

The venue was the third in the Escape Live family following on from huge success stories in Birmingham and Coventry and its proving to be a major hit in its own right.

Escape Room Essex

The escape experience is popular with people who are new to escape games and to seasoned players, who go all over the world to find the best venues to take on a new challenge.

Our experiences include Dr Wilson’s Office, based on a detective theme; and Room 13, which has a horror twist. All round the leading escape room Southend has to offer.

Escape Game Essex

Dr Wilson’s Office appeals to escape players of all ages and is a classic experience that brings family, friends and work colleagues together to solve a series of clues left by one of the finest detective minds in the world.

So if you are looking for the best escape room Essex has to offer, look no further than Dr Wilson’s Office.

Escape Experience Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Room 13, on the other hand, is not for the faint-hearted and with just 60 minutes to set ‘Amy’ free you’ll need to have all your wits about you to ensure you, your team and Amy get out alive.

So if you are looking for the best escape games Essex has to offer, look no further than Room 13.

Such is the popularity of the escape room in Southend-on-Sea that we are already looking to open new experiences here and also expand across this area of the country.

So if you are looking for the best escape game Essex & Southend-On-Sea have to offer, look no further than Escape Live.

We also have venues in Birmingham, Southend On Sea, EssexChelmsford, Coventry Liverpool and Stratford-Upon-Avon

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