Can You Do an Escape Room With Three?

Can You Do an Escape Room With Three People?

With 2019 seeing just under 1500 escape rooms in the UK, the demand for this unique adventure is developing, escape rooms are becoming increasingly popular. That is why we at Escape Now have touched down in our brand-new location in the heart of Birmingham!

One of the questions we often receive is ‘Can you do an escape room with three?’ In this article, we will be answering this question for you.

But first, let us explain the basics of an escape room, and how you can find out more about what is the best escape room in Birmingham.

How to play – who can play

Playing an escape room is simple, after planning how many people are coming with you, simply:

  1. Gather all of your allies – Ranging from 2-6 people (10-30 if booking as an event)
  2. Book the room of your choice
  3. Arrive promptly to start – The earlier the better, so our game masters can tell
  4. Get trapped inside the room
  5. Solve riddles & puzzles within the allotted time
  6. Escape or be doomed!

Who can play an escape room?

  • FAMILY & FRIENDS – Experience a real-life adventure with your friends and loved ones. Spend time with each other in a new environment that requires teamwork and communication.
  • TOURISTS – Brighten your trip with an unforgettable experience.
  • GAMERS – Level up your coordination, speed and creativity as we bring your fantasy games into reality, a must-try for any level of avid gamer.
  • CORPORATE – Perfect place to test your teamwork, communication skills and critical thinking. An ideal and safe way to refine a perfect working environment.

*A note for people with health conditions

It is best to consult a doctor before reserving your place. Some of the Escape Now escape rooms include UV light, tiny and dark spaces. People with heart conditions, physical disabilities, epilepsy, and claustrophobia are recommended not to play our games as they will find them difficult to complete.

Always keep your health a priority. For further info on this contact [email protected] before making a booking.

Can you do an escape room with three?

kids playing in escape room

Yes. Our challenges require a minimum of 2, and a maximum of 6 people to participate. Alternatively, we offer event bookings too, ideal for corporate team-building! Event bookings range from 10-30 people.

Booking an escape room is as simple as heading to our website, or contacting us directly to choose your escape room, participants and time.

Are you a student? We offer 15% off for students every Thursday, all you need to do is bring your student ID as proof! This works with any of our escape rooms you want to participate in.

Do you know somebody who would absolutely love this kind of challenge? We also offer gift cards! Gift cards are a great option for two reasons:

  1. They are a thoughtful and unique gift option for someone to get a fantastic escape room experience.
  2. There is a big chance that you will be invited to play in a team!

You are just a few clicks away to award your friend, colleague or loved one with the greatest escape room experience in Birmingham! Simply pick the value, choose how many cards you want, for whom and the shipment method! Yes, it is that easy!

We recommend you book an escape game in advance. If the value of the gift card is lower, you can pay extra upon arrival. Do not worry if your card is more expensive than a game, you can pay unused funds for your next experience with Escape Now.

Our escape rooms

Escape Now makes it accessible, fun, diverse and unique! Here are three challenges we offer, they are as follows:

Sherlock´s Secret (Challenge level: Difficult)

In a city that breathes uncertainty, a gloom lures over 221B Baker St as Sherlock Holmes has been abducted by the very killer he was chasing. What possibly could have happened? To find Mr Holmes we are recruiting only the best detectives in the city to solve the mystery and find Mr Holmes before it’s too late. The odds are against you and time is running out, can you find Mr Holmes in time?

A serial murderer is on the loose, and Holmes and Watson have been on the case. In typical fashion however, Holmes was struck with a breakthrough deduction and ran off. Thinking Holmes had simply solved the case and gone back home, Watson followed shortly behind. But when he arrived at 221B, there was no trace of Holmes – only a note left on the desk, written in the same strange code the killer has been leaving at the scenes of the crimes.

Unable to solve the case himself, Watson recruits a top team of forensic investigators to assemble at 221B Baker St, solve the case before time runs out and save Sherlock from the sadistic killer.

Haunted Hollow (Challenge level : Medium)

Ten years ago, Mr Hollowhill vanished without a trace, leaving only his ramshackle house behind. Though his disappearance was suspicious, the case eventually went cold.

Mr Hollowhill vanished without a trace, leaving only his ramshackle house behind. Though his disappearance was suspicious, the case eventually went cold. Recently however, the house was seized by the bank, auctioned and bought at a steal by investors only wishing to sell it off.

Knowing nothing of the house’s troubled history, the renovators believe this to be a simple job, but they don’t know what they’re in for. This house holds many more secrets than first thought, and some of them are deadly. Just who was Mr Hollowhill? Where did he go? Dare to enter?

Cyberwarfare (Challenge level: Medium)

The cyborg world has taken over from humans! Created by humans, the cyborg has gained self-awareness and spread into millions of computer servers across the world!

You have joined the rebel army to take down the cyborgs. The task is to infiltrate the cyborg’s main facility and destroy the system from within. The rebels have found an algorithm which can take down the security system for only 1 hour, this is your opportunity to take down the cyborgs otherwise the human race will cease to exist.

Is there an escape room in Birmingham? Yes, there is, and it has multiple challenges for you to take on. Head over to our site to book your escape room today!

Book your escape today

Our brand-new location in the historic city of Birmingham is where you’ll find the best and latest additions to the Escape Now family. We’re pleased to announce four new rooms: Sherlock’s Secret, Haunted Hollow, The Getaway, and Cyberwarfare.

At Escape Now we guarantee a unique experience that you won’t find anywhere else. Extensive detail and maximum immersion.

e got it all! Come down and see for yourself!

In this blog, we hope to have answered the question ‘Can you do an escape room with three?’  Whilst also sharing with you the unique challenges we at Escape Now offer. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions we can help you with.

We love a challenge, and we hope you do too. Book today for an unforgettable, challenging, fun and unique experience!

Call us – 0121 221 2371


80 Bordesley St., Digbeth, B5 5QA

Birmingham, England

MON – THU: 10am – 8:30pm

FRI – SUN: 10am – 10pm


[email protected]

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