Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is an Escape Room?

An escape game is a real-life experience where participants are locked in a room and must use elements of the room, the group’s collective knowledge, and wits to discover clues, solve puzzles, and escape and/or find the missing item within a set amount of time.
Yes, but you are free to leave at any time.
You and your team will have an hour to solve the clues and escape.
As a general rule of thumb, you're going to want to dress in comfortable clothing for your escape room adventure. Some of our locations can have dust, paint flakes and other debris plus damp as part of the immersive theme. … The Best Dress Code for our Escape Room 1. Comfortable, close-toed shoes. … 2. Non-restricting pants or shorts. … 3. A breathable t-shirt or sweater. 4. Items of clothing that can get dirt/dust/water and other items on – please do not attend in your best clothes
Just your team members and from time to time you will have elements of interaction from Paralysis escape room staff.
No. We provide lockers for phones and other items; this prevents use of lights and image taking. Taking pictures and videos is strictly prohibited.
Players must be 18 years old to play and we recommend a minimum age of 16 when accompanied by a responsible adult.
Yes - Should it be in advance we can often reallocate a time slot. We currently have a 2 hour buffer in place on bookings due to the current pandemic

Keeping you safe during your escape room experience during COVID-19

Dear Gamers, We at Paralysis Escape Rooms take yours and our own safety very seriously, it is with this in mind that we are reaching out to all of our visitors existing & new to ask that we all work together to help prevent the spread of Covid. As time moves on in an ever-changing environment we must adapt accordingly & responsibly. Following guidelines, we have been advised to notify all of our future guests that during the tier 2 phase the following applies: * • If you or anyone in the group has developed any Covid symptoms (such as high temperature, sudden and persistent cough, loss of smell or taste, etc) then please refrain from attending your game and notify us as soon as possible. * • Only attend for games where you are only with people from your own household (it is an offence to mix during any indoor activity) * • Masks must be worn at all times inside the premises (other than when seated and eating or drinking in the RedRum lounge & bar) * • Social distancing & general hygiene such as hand-washing & use of hand sanitiser is required during your visit. We are still committed to providing an exhilarating, enjoyable (sometimes terrifying) and pleasurable experience for each and every one of you. Thank you for helping us stay safe! The Paralysis Team.