Escape Key

We aim to keep our website as up-to-date as possible but due to the ongoing situation, it is still recommended to check the business website before you visit. Please only visit venues in your household or support bubble and be aware of the 10pm curfew at pubs, restaurants and late-night leisure venues.

Telephone: 0191 468 2068


Escape Key in Newcastle reopens on 18 July with some new safety measures so that you can enjoy your experience and be reassured the attraction has taken precautions to protect against coronavirus.

  • Teams of up to 2 households/ support bubbles
  • Extended time between games from one hour to one and a half hours to allow for thorough cleaning of the rooms.
  • Hard surfaces, puzzles, locks and other items will be treated with a disinfectant fogging machine or sprayed and wiped with anti viral chemicals
  • Rooms will be ventilated with fresh air between games
  • Game masters will wear visors when speaking face to face with groups

Read full Escape Key Newcastle safety measures here.

Step into the dark history of the Black Death in Newcastle and Gateshead. Learn how half the population perished in one year and the brutal role of the plague doctors. You and your team will be locked in the Plague room (overlooking the plague pit of St. Andrew's graveyard) with one hour to solve the puzzles and escape before the doctor returns. This event is suitable for groups of up to six people aged 14 or above.

Do you try to escape The Plague Doctor in our Plague room overlooking the plague pit in St. Andrew's church.

The Escape Key is the North East's newest escape room centre. It is located in an atmospheric warehouse in the historic Gallowgate area of the Newcastle.

Our aim is simple: to provide you with the best possible experience through the high quality of our games and the high standard of service we offer our customers.

Useful Information

Opening Hours

Monday Closed

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 10:00 - 22:00

Friday 10:00 - 22:00

Saturday 10:00 - 22:00

Sunday 10:00 - 22:00

Bank Holiday Closed

Telephone: 0191 468 2068


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