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30 October 2020

New worlds of adventure have been unlocked in Basingstoke today, with Escape Hunt opening its newest venue at Festival Place.

The venue will house three of Escape Hunt’s popular escape rooms; Our Finest Hour, Aladdin and Alice in Puzzleland, as well as a virtual reality room and an outdoor experience allowing players to explore the town.

All rooms are perfect for teams of 2-6 players to travel to new worlds by solving puzzles and clues in an immersive entertainment experience against the clock.

Local excitement around the opening has been rife, with The Worshipful the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane, Cllr Diane Taylor among guests at the VIP day yesterday.

Escape Hunt Basingstoke General Manager, Joey Draper said “We’re so excited to unlock the doors at Festival Place and welcome you all into worlds of adventure in the heart of the city. Whether it’s helping the Mad Hatter, saving Britain at war or finding the magical lamp in Aladdin, we’re sure all players will feel the magic of our immersive experiences.”

Escape Hunt CEO Richard Harpham commented, ‘We’re proud to bring our five star immersive entertainment experience to our newest venue in Basingstoke, ensuring safe fun for families and friends.’

Safety of both staff and guests is Escape Hunt’s top priority. For more information on how they are making it safe to enjoy their 5* adventures whilst closely following government guidance on COVID-19 please visit-

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