Escape HQ
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
About
The North Easts only Escape room company, based in the centre of Carlingford in the historic old cinema. Try to break out of “infiltrate” the 1980’s prison game or new for 2020 "Fusion Confusion” set in a nuclear reactor, Can you escape with your family or friends within the hour? solve the puzzles, break the code, find the keys, escape !! Team work and laughs essential! Over 10's welcome. We also run the very popular and unique “Breakout the bride” and "Groom on the Loose" Hen party game for groups up to 40, 2 hours of fun, perfect way to break the ice for weekend , this is ideal for any age as no physical work involved. Personalised scavenger Hunts are available every weekend for groups, we also hire hybrid bikes, mountain bikes and electric bikes for exploring this beautiful part of the world. We are the perfect stop for families, couples, team building days, staff parties, kids parties, hen and stag parties and any large group can be catered for. Looking for a venue? Call us!
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  • Eithne
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic fun
    Had a fab time in the escape room. Out in record time. I think all the guys were impressed. I would definitely recommend this as part of a day out in carlingford. The team were so friendly and good craic. 5 stars. Thanks guys at HQ. Eithne lonergan and family
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 2 July 2023
  • Rozzybella
    Cork, Ireland94 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best activity for hen parties
    Absolutely unbelievable craic. So we'll organised and really great to get everyone involved. The lads running the show are amazing. Everyone had such a laugh. The charcuterie box afterwards was such a lovely touch. Also, they give you so much Prosecco......always a plus. A must do for any hen group coming up this part of the world.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 July 2023
  • M D
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Rental bikes allowed us to see more!
    We stopped by Escape HQ to rent bicycles during a short stay in Carlingford, and Conner was very helpful and accommodating, even though the shop wasn't officially open for some of the time. He made himself (and bikes) available and was great in providing us with local information for some interesting rides. We had a much better visit in the region because of the bikes and would recommend this to others.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 30 March 2024
  • Chloë M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best Hen Activity!!!
    I organised a hen party for my friend with the guys from Escape HQ. We did the Groom on the Loose activity. Ladies of all ages LOVED it!! But what made it was the guys running it- so helpful, so funny, so entertaining! Could not recommend it enough!
    Hi Chlo. I'm smiling from ear to ear reading this. It really makes it all worthwhile. I really appreciate the lovely review and I'm so happy you had a great time! Call in for an electric bike sometime in the summer
    Written 25 April 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 13 April 2024
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Chloë M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
I organised a hen party for my friend with the guys from Escape HQ. We did the Groom on the Loose activity. Ladies of all ages LOVED it!! But what made it was the guys running it- so helpful, so funny, so entertaining! Could not recommend it enough!
Written 14 April 2024
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Hi Chlo. I'm smiling from ear to ear reading this. It really makes it all worthwhile. I really appreciate the lovely review and I'm so happy you had a great time! Call in for an electric bike sometime in the summer
Written 25 April 2024
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Ronnie
Castlewellan, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
We had a fantastic morning here, we were a hen party and we were mostly strangers to each other with our bride to be being the common denominator
We did the FIND THE GROOM activity and what a way to get to know each other. We had so much fun running around the village,( cheating as much as possible )😂😂
The escape team were fantastic, but Ita (3) was the star of the show, as she was boss for the day and kept daddy on his toes
We would highly recommend this venue and have already got a few people who are going to book it for a fun day out
(Suits all ages & abilities )
Written 8 April 2024
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Hey, thank you so much for firstly remembering my daughters name and secondly for such a beautiful review. It really is so important to hear it back sometimes. We absolutely loved the craic with your group and Ita had a ball, thanks for giving her your sweets. Enjoy the wedding and lots of love. David
Written 25 April 2024
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Francis C
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
I went to escape hq and did “ Larry’s lockdown lounge” with my friends. We got to the final safe which had no batteries and the walkie talkie that is used for emergencies and hints was not working either this resulted in us having to spend the final 10 minutes waiting for the timer to end. We had been looking forward to this for ages and we drove nearly 2 hours to get there and we were very disappointed with the result.
Written 5 April 2024
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I'm sorry to hear this. New room had some difficulties in opening week but all resolved now. Call back to play another room on us. PM
Written 25 April 2024
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M D
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
We stopped by Escape HQ to rent bicycles during a short stay in Carlingford, and Conner was very helpful and accommodating, even though the shop wasn't officially open for some of the time. He made himself (and bikes) available and was great in providing us with local information for some interesting rides. We had a much better visit in the region because of the bikes and would recommend this to others.
Written 30 March 2024
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larissaboland
Kilkenny, Ireland2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Went here for a hen had a great time. Rooms aren't too difficult, we had far to travel so unfortunately needed to push out the booking alot and it was accommodated
Written 3 March 2024
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Rozzybella
Cork, Ireland94 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Absolutely unbelievable craic. So we'll organised and really great to get everyone involved. The lads running the show are amazing. Everyone had such a laugh. The charcuterie box afterwards was such a lovely touch. Also, they give you so much Prosecco......always a plus. A must do for any hen group coming up this part of the world.
Written 15 July 2023
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Maura Fiona J
5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
We really enjoyed the escape room and staff very nice but a few small things needed maintenance which the staff had to jump in on which broke the flow, still worth doing though!
Written 9 July 2023
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Eithne
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Had a fab time in the escape room. Out in record time. I think all the guys were impressed. I would definitely recommend this as part of a day out in carlingford. The team were so friendly and good craic. 5 stars. Thanks guys at HQ. Eithne lonergan and family
Written 2 July 2023
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Paula
Dundalk, Ireland11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
Brilliant team day out. David and the lads really went above and beyond to make the experience enjoyable, fun and light-hearted for the group of us (40 in total). I would recommend to anyone looking for a corporate day out with a difference. Thanks a lot, we will definitely be back.
Written 9 June 2023
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Aisling
Carlow, Ireland6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Friends
Great experience, very fun way to spend an hour or so, great for getting to know people, team-bonding, hen/stag parties etc.
Written 19 August 2022
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