Shrewsbury Prison Escape Rooms - The Cell & The Hole

Shrewsbury Prison Escape Rooms - The Cell & The Hole

Shrewsbury Prison

Available to 31 December 2024

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Book Shrewsbury Prison tickets for one of the best tours in Shropshire!

Drawing in Britain's most-wanted criminals and most-curious visitors, Shrewsbury Prison has been one of the best tourist attractions in Shropshire for nearly a decade.

With unique, one-of-a-kind experiences, interactive activities and engaging, immersive sites, book your Shrewsbury Prison tickets now for an must-visit experience!

Unique Shrewsbury Prison Escape Rooms:

Shrewsbury Prison is more than just a museum: it's a tour, an experience, and now home to two fantastic family-friendly Escape Rooms! Do the time without the crime in these incredible escape games!

The Hole Escape Room:

  • An adrenaline-filled puzzle-based game set in a dark prison cell. 
  • Meet your very own Prison Officer in this fully immersive, state-of-the-art escape game
  • After being locked behind bars, you have grown tired of your tedious sentence
  • Your reputation as a quick-witted, difficult-to-detain notorious escapist is at an all-time high
  • After committing numerous escape attempts, the Governor has had enough.
  • The transfer papers have been signed; you're heading to The Hole. 
  • A specially-designed cell with steel-reinforced walls & electric doors, The Hole is deemed inescapable... until now. 
  • Duration: 1.25 hours
  • Suitability: Ages 8+, Families, Friends & Groups
  • Times: Weekends & Holidays: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm
  • Includes: Self-Guided Tour!

The Cell Escape Room:

  • A fun-filled, full-immersive puzzle-based game set in an authentic prison cell
  • After being sentenced to 15 years for stealing £1million, you've become notorious in the jail
  • Rather than slyly splash the cash, you've hidden the money from the rest of your gang
  • The inmates know what you've done - and they want the money back, with a side of revenge
  • Finding yourself stuck in a prison cell with no way out, become a conniving criminal!
  • Your only chance is to escape when everyone's on lockdown - but you only have an hour left...
  • The clock is ticking, the guards are watching and every second counts... will you make it?
  • Duration: 1.25 hours
  • Suitability: Ages 8+, Families, Friends & Groups
  • Times: Weekends & Holidays: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm
  • Includes: Self-Guided Tour!

Be the mastermind behind your own escape and visit Shrewsbury Prison for the best prison escape rooms in Shropshire!

Book Shrewsbury Jail tickets now for one of the best days out in Shropshire - a great day out for the whole family!

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How to find us

Address: Shrewsbury Prison, The Dana, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2HP

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By Car:

There is a small car park opposite the prison which accepts card payments.

Additional parking can be found at the train station located 50 metres away, charging £4.50 per day.

By Train:

Shrewsbury Train Station (SHR) is located directly opposite the prison. 

If travelling by train, exit the station and head up the steps on the path to the left, then cross over the tracks using the Dana bridge.


  • Public transport accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Paid parking
  • Toilets
  • Food and drink
  • Dog-friendly

Shrewsbury Prison welcomes all visitors - however, due to the nature of the historic site, wheelchair users do not have access to the entire building. 

  • The vast majority of the site is accessible, but there are traditional stairs between the landings that may cause difficulties. 
  • Functional stairlift
  • Disabled toilets
  • Accessible on-site restaurant.
  • Shrewsbury Jail's guided prison tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours. 
  • You are welcome to spend as long or as little as you'd like on-site. 

Yes, there is plenty of food and drinks available at Shrewsbury Prison.

  • There is a range of homemade cakes, bakes and desserts
  • Enjoy a delicious selection of hot and cold food
  • Wash it all down with a refreshing beverage


The team at Shrewsbury Prison love well-behaved dogs, pampered pooches and furry friends! 

Yes! Photos and videos on the tour are more than welcome - feel free to share them on social media, and make sure to get plenty of great CELL-fie's!

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