Edinburgh Escape Room Blog

Welcome to Escape The Past's blog! Your number one destination for all the latest Edinburgh escape room news and views, plus advice, tips and tricks from the team at Escape The Past. Got feedback? Please Contact Us.

An Easter Escape Room Surprise

March 2024
Spring has finally sprung and our thoughts are turning to... chocolate! This Easter there’s a little something extra to discover at Escape The Past Edinburgh...

Edinburgh Traveller’s Choice Escape Room for the 3rd Year Running

June 2023
We've just won a 2023 Traveler's Choice Award, placing our Edinburgh escape room in the top 10% of worldwide attractions, for the 3rd year in a row!

UK's Best Escape Rooms 2022

January 2023
We've once again made the list of the top UK escape rooms by enthusiast website Escape The Review!

Morty’s Finest Awards - Top Escape Room of 2022

December 2022
We're delighted to announce that we've been named among the world's very best escape rooms by industry website Morty.

Save 25% on Gift Vouchers

November 2022
Save 25% on gift vouchers for 4+ people until Monday!

Edinburgh Escape Room Student Discount

August 2022
Attention all students! You can now visit The Anatomist escape room in Edinburgh for less with our 15% Student Discount.

The Anatomist Escape Room at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August 2022
We've extending our opening hours to celebrate the return of the Edinburgh Festival! We're also accepting on the day bookings up to 30 minutes beforehand.

Award-Winning Edinburgh Escape Room

July 2022
We’re delighted to have been awarded a 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award, placing The Anatomist in the top 10% of attractions worldwide!

Edinburgh’s Ultimate Team-Building Escape

March 2022
We’ve joined forces with our neighbouring events venue - Nicholson Square Edinburgh. Corporate groups can now combine their escape room booking with premium meeting room hire in the heart of the city!

Save £20 with our Edinburgh Escape Room Deal

January 2022
Save £20 on all bookings when you book and visit before 31.05.22 using offer code 'DAYSOUT'.

Edinburgh's Halloween Escape Room

October 2021
The nights are drawing in, the leaves are turning and there's a definite chill in the air... Halloween is just around the corner and what better time to take on Edinburgh's spookiest escape room: 'The Anatomist' at Escape The Past?

We're Recruiting Gamesmasters Now!

September 2021
Ever wanted to work at an escape room? Now's your chance - we're recruiting part time 'Gamesmasters' to deliver an exceptional, immersive experience to guest at our Edinburgh escape room...

Beginners Guide to Edinburgh Escape Rooms

July 2021
With roughly half of our visitors taking on 'The Anatomist' as their first ever escape room, we thought we'd put together a beginners guide to the exciting world of Edinburgh escape rooms.

3 Atmospheric Places From Edinburgh’s Grave Robbing Past You Can Still Visit

April 2021
We’re planning to reopen on 17th May, but if you can’t wait until then, we've put together a list of our favourite atmospheric spots with ties to the city’s history of grave robbing that you can visit right now on a socially distanced stroll.

What's the Best Escape Room Edinburgh?

December 2020
The best escape room in Edinburgh is a hotly debated topic as the city is home to several excellent escape rooms. We're obviously a little biased but we think The Anatomist is a strong contender. Here's why and a few suggestions of other excellent venues that you'd be crazy to miss.

How Safe Are Escape Rooms During The Pandemic?

December 2020
With Covid-19 continuing to dominate the news agenda, some people are understandably questioning whether physically attending an escape room sensible. We outline the 'Covid-Secure' measures we're taking to comply with the very latest Government guidance, and why we believe that provided all the necessary precautions are taken, visiting an Edinburgh Escape Room can be extremely safe and enjoyable experience.