Where can I park?
Fort Perch Rock has a large, free car park, with hundreds of spaces available directly next to the Fort.
How do I get to Fort Perch Rock?
It’s very easy to get to Fort Perch Rock by car, bus, train, coach and ferry.
By car you can travel via the M53 (Junction 1) or via the Kingsway or Queensway Mersey Tunnels. There is a large free car park at the Fort, use postcode “CH45 2JU” for sat nav directions to the car park. You can plan your journey using Google Maps.
You can plan your trip via bus, train, coach and ferry via the Merseytravel planner.
Where is the nearest bus stop and train station to Fort Perch Rock?
There are several bus stops within a five minute walk from Fort Perch Rock. You can use the Merseytravel planner to plan your trip.
Where can I eat and drink before or after Escape The Fort?
Escape The Fort is conveniently located alongside The Mess café, which is open daily serving a wide selection or snacks and meals. Alternatively, there are several great bars and restaurants a five-minute walk from the Fort.
What hotels are nearby?
There are several hotels in Wirral that are a short distance from Escape The Fort. We recommend Travel Lodge, which is a five minute walk from the Fort.
Is Escape The Fort suitable for children?
For the best experience, we suggest the minimum age for playing our escape rooms is 12 years old. However, all under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
Can children do it without an adult present?
For safety reasons, we require at least one adult over the age of 18 to accompany groups that include under-16s.
Can I book for more than 6 players at Escape The Fort?
For the best experience, we suggest between 2 and 6 players is ideal. However, if you would like to book for more than 6 players, please contact us via email@example.com
Can I pay on the day as walk up?
Bookings should be made in advance of your visit online on our website. For same-day bookings, please call 0151 662 0503 to check availability.
Why do I need to sign a waiver?
All players are required to sign an accident liability release waiver before entering the escape rooms. As with all escape rooms and adventure games, there are elements to the games that require special care from players to avoid accidents. Safety is our priority while you are playing the games, but we are not able to remove all risk of injury from the games, we require you to acknowledge and accept these risks before playing.
Will my group be put in with another group?
All of our bookings are private unless otherwise stated. This means your group will play the game exclusively during your booking.
What is the price?
Prices vary depending on the number of players in your team and the day of the week you book. Below is an outline of prices:
Bookings are charged at the following rates:
Weekdays (Mondays – Thursday)
2 Players: £46
3 Players: £66
4 Players: £84
5 Players: £100
6 Players: £114
Weekends (Friday – Sunday)
2 Players: £50
3 Players: £69
4 Players: £84
5 Players: £100
6 Players: £120
What time should I arrive?
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your booking.
What if I need to reschedule?
We will always do our best to reschedule your booking, but this isn’t always possible. Please contact us with as much notice as possible in order for us to try to accommodate your requirements. See the full terms and conditions.
How hard is Escape The Fort?
The escape games at Escape The Fort have been designed to be challenging and entertaining for beginners and escape room pros. The Games Master will be available to help throughout the game and can give as many clues as you need. If you would prefer to receive no clues at all, please let your Games Master know.
Is Escape The Fort scary?
The theme of our escape rooms is World War Two, so inevitably there are elements to the game that could be triggering to certain people. However, there are no ghosts and ghouls for you to deal with during the game (not that are part of the game anyway!).
How clever do I need to be to play Escape The Fort?
You don’t need to have any previous historical knowledge of WW2 to play the game, nor do you need to be extremely clever. Many of the games can be cracked with some common sense or clues from the Games Master.
Will I be physically locked in at Escape The Fort?
Throughout your time playing the game, you will be able to exit the room at any time via an unlocked door. This will be the door that you entered through and this is clearly indicated with an emergency exit sign. We ask that you do not use this door to exit the game unless there is an emergency or if you choose to leave the game.
Can I leave the room during the game?
We ask that you remain in the room until the game has finished, but if you need to exit the room in the event of an emergency please follow the illuminated emergency exit signs above exit doors. If you need to leave the room for any other reasons during the game, please consult the Games Master.
Gift Voucher Questions
How can I buy a gift voucher or gift card for Escape The Fort?
How long are gift vouchers valid?
Gift vouchers are valid for 12-months from the day of purchase. If you require an extension, please get in touch with us before the expiry date via firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I get a physical gift voucher?
Yes, we can provide physical gift vouchers if you forward the confirmation email to email@example.com we will provide a physical gift voucher
Is an escape room something I will enjoy?
Escape rooms are extremely fun and challenging activities that most people will enjoy. They are great for fun with friends and family, but also for team building. Our escape rooms games require teams to work together to succeed in the game. Uniquely, Escape The Fort is a totally immersive experience with real actors, genuine WW2 artefacts and audio-visuals that also make the experience a fascinating and enjoyable one for anyone with an interest in theatrical role play, history and of course World War Two.
What is Fort Perch Rock?
Fort Perch Rock is a 200-year-old former coastal defence battery based in the River Mersey. The fort was planned during the Napoleonic wars and completed in 1829. The Fort played an active role in World War One and World War Two and was in fact responsible for firing the first shots of both conflicts after war was declared. There is a museum at the Fort and tours are available in the summer.
Also located at the Fort is The Mess café, which is open all year round, serving delicious meals, snacks, cakes and a variety of hot and cold drinks
Corporate & Schools
How do I arrange a school visit to Escape The Fort?
We welcome school visits and can tailor the experience according your requirements. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your requirements.
Can I make a corporate booking?
Absolutely. Escape The Fort is ideal for corporate events and team building activities. Please contact us to discuss your requirements via email@example.com