Dover Castle
A scene within the Bunker at the height of the cold war.

The Bunker

Experience a brand new, fully-immersive escape room experience, deep within the secret wartime tunnels of Dover Castle.

The Bunker pits visitors against the clock in a thrilling scenario inspired by the Castle’s real life Cold War history. Muster your friends, family and colleagues, and work together as a group to find clues, solve puzzles, crack codes and complete challenges as you try to make it to the safety of the nuclear bunker.

How to Book

A desk at Civil Defence HQ.

The Game

The unthinkable has come to pass. It’s the height of the Cold War, and tensions between the West and the Soviet Union have reached boiling point. Missiles have been unleashed and in one hour will descend on targets throughout the UK, including the strategic port of Dover. You and your friends are in the impact zone!

Fortunately, Civil Defence personnel have led you to a relic from the past; the network of secret wartime tunnels beneath Dover Castle. Deep within the tunnels, a disused WWII bunker offers a glimmer of hope. To survive the nuclear onslaught, you’ll need to get in, bypass old security measures and lock down the bunker before the missiles hit. Time is running out: will you rise to the challenge, or will your team bomb out?

What is an Escape Room?

How to book

For Bunker opening times, please visit our prices and opening times page. Various time slots are available. Each time slot lasts for one and a half hours, in which time your team will be given your mission briefing, one hour for your game and time to debrief after, providing you all survive!

All prices are listed per-person.

Non-members 

  • 2-3 people - £22.00 (£44/£66 room cost)
  • 4-5 people - £20.00 (£80/£100 room cost)
  • 6 people - £18.00 (£108 room cost)

English Heritage Members 

  • 2-3 people - £18.00 (£36/£54 room cost)
  • 4-5 people - £16.00 (£64/£80 room cost)
  • 6 people - £14.00 (£84 room cost)

For those non-members that have visited the room we offer a 25% discount to site admission tickets.

To check availability and book, contact the Dover Castle team today. You can also visit our FAQs page for everything you need to know when planning your visit to The Bunker. 

Booking Line:  01304 211067 (Phone lines are open Mon - Fri 9.00am - 5.00pm)
Email: dover.escaperoom@english-heritage.org.uk

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