The Escapologist

Adventure & Activity


The Escapologist, Café Bar, Restaurant & Indoor & Outdoor Experiences serves up all you need in one uniquely decorated building, close to the beautiful Selby Abbey. The Escapologist’s Machine, Mystery & Mixology mantra is Escape the Everyday to The Extraordinary and you won’t be short of opportunities to do just that. Selby District has some amazing locations to discover, all within walking distance, our outdoor games deliver an outdoor experience like no other. The Escapologist offer both Indoor & Outdoor Experiences, for you and the family.

With the latest 3 experiences offering something truly magical;

All Muggled Up (Indoor Game): a wizarding world awaits those who feel up to the magical challenge. Playable by younger and older wizards alike.

Magic Portal (Outdoor Game): Step outside with your family and explore your town in an incredible adventure. Blurring reality and fantasy, using a combination of augmented reality and geolocation technology, this STEM engaging journey delivers a game to remember.

Operation Mindfall (Outdoor Game): “Blurring the lines of Magic & Reality, saving the world has never been so sociable. Explore a side of the town that you never knew existed, but hurry the world isn’t going to save itself!”

The Escapologist offers a relaxing, family friendly backdrop to your experience. Offering Party Package Options in a beautifully quirky COVID safe setting.

Escape the Ordinary with the Escapologist.

Current Offers

Potion Panic - Online Game

Across the land, every 100 years, the nation comes to a standstill, as they hold their breath, waiting to discover who has been crowned as their Champion Witch or Warlock. Last time, unfortunately, it wasn’t to be for you, and you were left crushed by eventual defeat… But not this time! This year, you have decided that the competition is yours for the taking!

After years of practice, you’re ready to take on the challenge once more. But oh no! It looks like you’ve forgotten all about it, right until the very last minute again… This is exactly what happened last time! You can’t possibly let it cost you that precious victory – not again!

Quickly now! You need to brew a potion to be submitted to the judges and there’s no time to waste if you want to win them over. You haven’t got time to gather the ingredients you were going to use – it’s too late for that now! That’s 100 years of planning down the drain… Hopefully this won’t turn out to be a repeat of the last competition!

You’re going to have to prove your worth some other way! Start stripping your cupboards and scouring your shelves – you’re going to have to do the best you can with what you have! Find out what ingredients you’ve got tucked away and submit it for your chance to prove you’re a good fit to win and hold the title: The World’s Best!

Terms & Conditions

There’s no rush to play straight away. When you’ve made your purchase, you will be able to play at a time and date that suits you and your chosen team. Allowing you to plan around your friends and family or wait for that imminent rainy day!

you will receive an email on purchase of the game, which will include everything you need to play.

The price you pay covers your whole team/family. We suggest 2-5 players as an ideal number (younger players are welcome); however, the games can be played in larger groups or on your own if you’re up for a challenge.

Valid from 25/01/2021 to 31/12/2021

* Bookings and offers are provided by a third party with no affiliation with Welcome to Yorkshire

Opening Hours

Sun 12:00 22:00
Tue 10:00 22:00
Wed 10:00 22:00
Fri 10:00 23:30
Sat 09:00 23:30


  • Child Friendly
  • Indoor
  • Card Payment

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