The Escape Key is a unique escape room business specializing in handcrafted, premium quality escape rooms inspired by the rich history and heritage of our great city. We are listed in the world's top 100 escape rooms and have four escape games that will thrill and amaze you. The Escape Key's venue is in an atmospheric warehouse in the historic Gallowgate area of the city. Perfect for friends, families, parties and team building events for up to 25 players.
Witch takes you back to the notorious witch trials of 1650 when persecution of so called witches was rife in the city. Overlooking the real burial ground of witches in St. Andrew's churchyard you are challenged to save the falsely accused (and your selves) from the hangman's noose.
Plague is played next to one of the city's four plague pits. Can you escape from the plague doctor's lair and break the curse of the black death?
Gateshed had the world's first electrically lit house and Newcastle's Mosley Street was the first in the world to be lit by electricity!
Electric City is a tribute to the great industrial pioneers of the North East - Dark forces gather to prevent a great invention from seeing the light of day. Can you find the secret lab before an angry mob destroy it
Armageddon is set in a cold war bunker in a secret location You and your crack team need to repair it and launch a rocket to destroy an asteroid hurtling towards Europe.