Suffolk Escape Academy: The Forest

By | July 9, 2023

by Suffolk Escape Academy (website)

The Suffolk Academy Health and Fitness Centre Church Farm, Church Rd, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5AX

Bury St Edmunds

2-8 players

Languages: EN

60 minutes

Our unwitting Heroes awake to find themselves in a forest, but something was amiss. The first clue was the fact that they couldn't leave the immediate area, the second was a narrators voice coming from nowhere in particular. That was when they noticed the hour glass, with sand in the glass steadily emptying they knew they had to leave the place....and quick!!
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based on ratings from 6 users

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Anonymous rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Played: 3 Sep 2023 Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
originalbroken techpoor hostingquite easy
TENSEOVERPRICED
There were some puzzles here I really liked but others were very poorly thought about. I found it rather boring. Potential.to be great. 
Anonymous experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 20 and 20 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
beautifulpoor hosting

Room in itself was quite easy and nicely finishedโ€ฆ.  the animal in the bush leapt quite far and caught a team member but no injury luckilyโ€ฆ host was a little rude when we had a chat after with some criticismโ€ฆ 

poppins2 experienced rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!
funnyclevergreat hostingquite difficult

We were lucky enough to test this game while it was being developed and nearly ready to go.

Iโ€™ve been back to play the other two rooms since, and they all have creative and unique elements, and at least one puzzle where you have to really try to put yourself in a different mindset. It helps to have people with you who have different puzzle solving skills. 

Hosting at suffolk escape academy is always fantastic with a love for escape rooms and puzzles which is reflected in the rooms.

Highly recommended as always.

Mrs G expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Outcome: Successful escape!
beautifulgreat hosting

An absolutely stunning set with some interesting puzzles and great hosting 

hourglassescapesltd expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 5/7/23 Team size: 2 Time taken: 43:00 Outcome: Successful escape!
beautifulstory-drivenmagical

We tested this game and first of all, you have to take a moment and step back to appreciate the amount of work and effort that has gone into creating this room - beautifully hand painted - amazing. 

The game was brilliant, there was something for everyone, I really enjoyed a lot of the puzzles in this room, some simple but extremely effective and enough to confuse me (until after 11am) and some more complex that were super fun to explore and solve. 

I took an Escape room newbie with me for this and he really enjoyed it and found his feet really fast and managed with the puzzles which tells me this room is perfectly designed for both newbies and experienced players alike. 

I wish Jonny and the team all the best with this room as it really is fantastic. 

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