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Welcome to Escape The Blog! Your 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.

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 in 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.