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Escape in the Towers


Canterbury's award winning Escape Room experience set within the real cells of its former city gaol built in the 1830's


60 Minutes of Escape Adrenalin!

It's 1994 and you've stumbled across Dr Wellington's abandoned laboratory at the former Canterbury Experimental Electric Company founded in 1883. Dr Wellington based his controversial crime and punishment experiments in the treacherous cells of the former city gaol which has since laid abandoned for 80 years after his sudden and mysterious disappearance. You and your cohorts have just 60 minutes to escape before you are trapped for eternity and in certain mortal danger, sharing the fate of his many victims! 

Death is just the final nail in the coffin...

Escape In The Towers is 5 Star rated on TripAdvisor and has received a Golden Key industry award. Book now to find out why there's so much buzz about Escape Rooms!

Enjoy complimentary entry to the Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint (open 11am-4pm) & a 10% discount in The Pound Bar & Kitchen with your ticket! 



Opening Times

MON - SUN 12pm - 8pm

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Unique Live Action Experience

Play with friends, family, colleagues or on a date! Escape rooms offer a one of a kind live action experience with theme park quality settings and puzzles to test your abilities in teams of 2-5 players. The aim of the game is to escape from Dr Wellington's Crime & Punishment Lab by solving clues, puzzles and finding combinations and keys as you find yourself immersed in a truly unique and atmospheric setting.


Set In An Original Prison

Escape In The Towers is set within Canterbury's original former city gaol built in the 1830s. Packed full of atmosphere and intrigue, it is the perfect setting for your escape room experience. Your ticket includes free entry to the Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint with one of Canterbury's finest views from the Battlements and 10% discount in the bar & restaurant. 


Game Pricing (Per Person)

Bigger Team, Smaller Price!

5 Players

£19 per person

4 Players

£21 per person

3 Players

£24 per person

2 Players

£28 per person


Book a Cell Feast!

Enjoy a Cell Feast in one of the former police cells after your game with a 10% discount to the bar & kitchen! 


Enjoy one of our award winning cocktails or selection of local beers as you relive the best bits with your team, it's half the fun!

FOOD in the bar OR police cells

Depending on your mood we bar snacks available in the bar or our full restaurant menu in the upstairs Parade Room! 


Recent Escape Artists (Or Victims)


Golden Key Award

“Creating a good game is hard enough, but doing so in a building that you can’t modify must be almost impossible. Definitely not impossible, though, because Escape in the Towers absolutely nailed it with their experience. It took something special to do the medieval towers justice, but they absolutely managed it.”

5 Star Trip Advisor Rating

“Insanely good! The best escape room I’ve done yet by far - so atmospheric being in a real cell! The design of the room/puzzles was great and the games master was superb. Escaped on the hour mark exactly - phew! Highly recommend”
“Had a marvellous time, exciting, engaging and great fun. Set in real historic prison cells, very atmospheric and attention to detail excellent. Ben was welcoming and took the time to explain how it would all work to put minds at rest so that the game could be enjoyed fully. A really good way to spend an hour, or in our case 44 action packed minutes.”
“We have done lots of escape rooms in the last couple of years, and this is really one of the best. The location couldn’t be more perfect and the puzzles and story were engrossing. I can’t recommend this place enough. Plus a free visit to the little museum after was the icing on the cake.”