Escapologic Nottingham: Robin of Lockskey

By | June 6, 2019

by Escapologic Nottingham (website)

21 Castle Gate, NG1 7AQ


2-5 players

60 minutes

Your team are students at a prestigious university under the tutelage of the eccentric history professor, Dr. John Little.
Last he told you, he was close to finding the true location of Robin Hoods grave.
He believed Robin was buried here, under the old car park.
Unfortunately a building company recently purchased the land and they want to fill it in with concrete, unknowingly destroying one of the greatest finds in British history.
The professor was found trespassing on the site, looking for evidence of the grave and has been arrested. The task has been left to you.
The work is set to be started after the builders return from lunch in one hour.
Go down into the site, find Robins grave, bring evidence back up to the surface and stop them destroying history!
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based on ratings from 41 users
combined with 6 pro reviews

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Pegz241 rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 12 Jun 2022 Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
story-drivenfamily friendlyquite easy
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
hi-techimmersivefamily friendly

One of my absolute favourite games ever! Genius puzzles and I LOVED the physical elements and hidden surprises. You will not be disappointed by this spectacular room!

Anonymous rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 27 Nov 2021 Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!
Jess_keds expert rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Played: 2 Jun 2022 Team size: 2 Time taken: 33 Outcome: Successful escape!

Absolutely beautiful room with highly intricate and lovingly-made puzzles. Great craftsmanship seen throughout. Very playful room which kept our energy levels buzzing. Requires ‘out of the box’ thinking for some puzzles. We blazed through the room with almost half the time left on the clock. However, we did not feel short-changed as the experience was superb. Just wanted to add, the gentleman who spoke to us before this room (involved with marketing) was lovely and was knowledgeable on other locations around the UK. Always nice to chat to a fellow enthusiast before or after a room. 

matt_keds expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 2 Jun 2022 Team size: 2 Time taken: 33 Outcome: Successful escape!


Another fantastic room in Nottingham, this was possibly the most unique we have done. Loads of unexpected twists and turns, despite the fact we escaped quickly we felt like we had our money’s worth. The whole place felt like we were explorers! Top 5 room, the best we’ve done at Escapologic as well. Perfect for a team of two.

Jemileh experienced rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!
abooth expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 21 May 2022 Team size: 3 Time taken: 34 Outcome: Successful escape!

We really liked this - it's got a real cinematic feel to it and was just really great fun.

Tom Alcock expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 3 Mar 2022 Team size: 4 Time taken: 26:12 Outcome: Successful escape!
abunai expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Adam Bravery expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 13 Oct 2020 Team size: 2 Time taken: 38 Outcome: Successful escape!
originalcleverimmersivequite easy

Cool use of space and some really fun puzzles. Good theming although quite easy I thought

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I narrowly missed out on the chance to play Lockskey the first time round, when it briefly opened and then closed again due to problems with the underground location (since when it's been completely revamped, so I believe is safe to play even if you did the original version).

Robin Hood is an obvious theme for a venue based in Nottingham, and I'd have expected something in bright primary colours with an archery motif. However, Escapologic's take is a lot more archaeological. The setting is mode...

It’s no surprise that someone in Nottingham finally created a Robin Hood themed game - It really was only a matter of time. Robin of Lockskey was the game I was most looking forward to on this visit to Escapologic, and it did not disappoint. Highly immersive, great puzzles, and totally adventurous, this is a must play game for sure. 
This room will thrill any history buff, Robin Hood fan (and you're in Nottingham so you'd better be!) or looking for a very atmospheric room with some clever tasks and surprises. It does call for some dexterity as well as climbing and crawling, so a great one for kids and don't wear your best jeans!! Pros should escape this room in a very short time so don't rush, just enjoy the authentic experience and good luck!

One of my favourite types of Escape Room is a quest, where the goal isn’t exactly to escape or to solve a world crisis, but one that takes you on a journey

Great game to start new players with

On the 16th December we found ourselves back to take on another of Escapologics devious escape rooms, this time the very fitting for Nottingham "Robin of Lockskey". Our roles in the game were to save the Sheriff of Nottingham from a gang of kidnappers. The team before us was given 24 hours to find the iconic ransom of a golden arrow, they however have failed and left us with an hour to complete the job. We were now in the private office of the Sheriff ready to go on the adventure and search, How did we do? Well, read on to find out.

A clever room that makes full use of space, including one of the best transitions between areas I have ever come across. Some really physical puzzles gave it more of a crystal maze feel at times which is not a bad thing!


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