Jump into a different world and switch off from reality. Fully immerse yourself into the current situation and work out your escape.


Grab the people you’d pick to help you survive a zombie apocalypse, chances are, you’ve picked them for a reason.


Master the clues with the help of your teammates and escape!


Friends & Family

What better way to strengthen the bond with family and friends than to escape reality. Try something new together and leave lasting memories.

Date Night

Add an extra level to your date night plans by booking a fully immersive escape room experience before dinner. We guarantee it’ll give you plenty to discuss over the dinner table once you leave.


Escape rooms are the perfect way to bring people together whilst working out what your co-workers secret skills are.
Creative thinking, collaboration and communication are all needed in our escape rooms and at work when that deadline is closing in.


60 minutes and the clock is ticking...


Answers to common questions below...

What is an escape room?

An escape room is a real-world, physical game featuring challenges both physically and mentally as well as puzzles to solve within a time limit. Work as a team to escape out of our themed rooms, which are brought to life with special effects, sound and props.

How long does the experience last?

All our room experiences last for 60 minutes, if you have failed to escape within this time a member of staff will let you know and collect you from the room.

What ages are The Great Big Escape rooms suitable for?

The Great Big Escape rooms are designed for players aged 13 and older. Some of our rooms feature darkness and/or loud noises as well as potential scares. Children aged 15 and under are required to be accompanied by a paying adult to partake.

Is there anywhere to park?

Brewery Square is close to the Dorchester Market (Fairfield Long Stay Car Park) car park, this can be found using DT1 1QW in your sat nav. This car park is opposite Brewery Sqaure. To find us (DT1 1HX) exit the car park and walk towards Drummer (Bronze Horse), walk past Pizza Express on your right and Luccio’s on your left and walk towards Nandos, turn left at Nandos and walk towards Zizzi, turn right at Zizzi and walk down the stairs, you will find us at the bottom of the stairs on the right.

If you are dropping people off there are some 20 minute and 1 hour spaces in Brewery Square, head towards Dorchester South Train Station, once here follow the road into the Brewery Sqaure (Costa on your right and Woods on your left). Parking on the left hand side is 20 minutes (Opposite the Premier Inn), parking on the right is 1 hour. From here walk towards the Square keeping left, you will see Wagamama and Zizzi in front of you. We are the last unit on the left hand side.

Do we have to wear special costumes to play the game?

No. However, we recommend that you bring the least amount of belongings and accessories possible with you in order to move comfortably and fast during the game.

We recommend that you wear something that is comfortable.

What time should I arrive?

Please arrive 15 minutes before your game start time, we require time to brief teams. Any teams arriving after the starting time will be classed as a “No Show”.

What happens if we are late?

If you are aware that you are going to be late then please call us ASAP on 01305 529 699.

As we run to a strict schedule, we may have to take time off your game if you are late so that there is not a knock on effect to any following bookings.

All members of the team must sign a waiver and receive the health and safety briefing by your games host prior to room entry. You will not be permitted to enter the room until this is completed.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booked time slot to allow time to complete the waiver and receive your briefing.


Are there toilets on site?

Unfortunately we do not have any toliets on site, the nearest public toliets are in the Dorchester Market Car Park.

Can I add on additional team members to my booking?

Yes! Please give us a call and we can add extra participants onto your booking. Alternatively you can pay on the day for any extra! We do not have access to tills/cash on site so please bring with you a valid credit/debit card for payment.

Is it a franchise?

No, The Great Big Escape is completely independent and everything has been designed and built by our founders Brad & Amie


No Refunds Given under any circumstances, including part refunds for members of the team or teams who do not show!

We can reschedule your game for free, subject to availability, with a minimum of 2 days notice.

Please read our terms and conditions here

Terms & Conditions

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Please Note: All under 16s require a paying adult to partake in the experience.


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6 Brewery Square, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HX

01305 529699