The Blighted Battle – Escape Room

Escape Rooms are the latest interactive and immersive activity to sweep the country (in fact the world!). If you love games and puzzles or just like trying new things then this is for you.

Parties – Maxiumum 6 Players

£75.00 45 minutes

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Event details
Duration: 45 minutes
Day(s): Every Saturday and Sunday
Time: 11:00
– 16:30

Oliver Cromwell's House
29 St Mary's Street

The plot

The Time Integrity Preservation Society Needs You!

The fabric of time is under threat, moments in history have been unsettled and thrown to the wind. It is the eve of the Battle of Naseby, and a mysterious figure has stolen the battle plans formulated by Sir Thomas Fairfax. History as we know it stands on the edge, the cold manipulative hand of The Celestial Meddler hovers over the web of time – there is one hope, and that hope is YOU; the latest recruit to the Time Integrity Preservation Society – You’ve got 45 minutes, your wits and your team – Can you save Time?!

Suggested Number in Group – 6 – All sessions are booked for exclusive use of the group. The price is for a session, not per person.

About our Escape Room

Whilst there are now several Escape Rooms about, we believe Oliver Cromwell’s House offers something that no other Escape Room experience can – the location and the atmosphere. Launched in September 2016 the games have been designed around the heritage of the building and the connection with Oliver Cromwell although being a history geek will not help you one bit! After a short briefing you will enter the Escape Room and find yourself in Cromwell’s former Tithe Office, an original 17th century, oak panelled room, where Oliver would have counted the local taxation payments. No other location can offer this unique surrounding.

Gather your friends, family or work colleagues together and book your session today. The activity also lends itself to families, the corporate market, work parties or even young people’s parties (aged 13 to 16).  Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

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House Closure – 1st October 2023

Oliver Cromwell’s House will be closed to General Admissions between the hours of 2.30pm and 5pm due to a Pre-Booked Guided Tour.

Our Tourist Information and Gift Shop will be open as normal from 10am until 5pm


We apologise for any inconvenience 


House Closure – 3rd October 2023


Oliver Cromwell’s House will be closed today until 1.45pm due to pre-booked educational tours.  


The Tourist Information Centre and Gift Shop remain open.

House Closure – 29th September 2023


Oliver Cromwell’s House – Admissions today will be limited to 2pm until 3.15pm due to a pre-booked Guided Tours. 


The Tourist Information Centre and Gift Shop remain open.

Admission to Oliver Cromwell’s House – 23rd June 2023


Due to a pre-booked Guided Tour entry to Oliver Cromwell’s House will be unavailable between 1.30pm and 4pm.



We apologise for any inconvenience – the Tourist Information Centre and Gift Shop remains open.