Our Escape Room adventures feature themes based on areas all over the world!

Located in historic Old Town Winchester, VA, Escape Room adventures are live,
interactive challenges where you and your crew have only 60 minutes to escape!

Jump into one of various themed scenarios to gather clues, solve puzzles, and uncover mysteries!

Quick FAQ

Pricing – 2 Players $37 3-4 Players $32 per player, 5-7 players $30 per player,

8+ player $27 per player

A payment deposit is needed for at least 2 people. If you don’t know how many people you will have or are paying separately book for 2 and the rest of the group can pay on arrival.

                        All sessions are private, you will not share the room with other groups.                              So, after you book, any additional players will need to be added on site

If you cancel with more than 24 hour notice we will give you a promo code for the reschedule worth the deposit value. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice we WILL NOT refund your deposit or reschedule.

Email us at worldsawayec@gmail.com with questions or to make a special request 

Raid of the Night Tide

You are now a part of a pirate crew. Your captain has taken it upon himself to distract the captain of your rival ship the Night Tide. He has left you with a crucial mission. You must get into the Captain’s Quarters on the Night Tide, find the hidden treasure, and escape again before their captain catches on and returns. If you are caught you will be sent to Davy Jones’ locker so be quick! 

Difficulty level: 3 out of 5 : Beginner to challenging 

The Cabin

Your friend, David “Jay” Harris, an investigative reporter nicknamed for the jay tattoo on his arm, has been missing for a week. You have reviewed the evidence you could find of the missing persons case he was working and tracked him to a cabin in the middle of the woods. The owner has just left and you need to find Jay and escape before he comes back in an hour.   

Difficulty 3.5 out of 5 Intermediate 


You and your friends are now the suspects in a murder. Mr. Charles Whittington, an eccentric writer has been found murdered in his home in Old Town Winchester. In the weeks leading up to his death he sensed that someone close to him might try to hurt him. He gathered as much information as possible but it was too late. His wife Stella Whittington knows who the killer is but in order to get revenge she has invited the 8 murder suspects to her home under false pretenses. Once in the home you realize that you and your friends are now trapped in the Whittington home. In order to escape you must solve puzzles to uncover clues and find out who amongst you is the real killer. Pay close attention because if you choose the wrong suspect, you will ALL be framed for murder.

Difficulty 4.6 out of 5  VERY Challenging. Most difficult room

The Nightshadow’s Shroud

You are a member of the Nightshadow coven and it is the middle of a witch hunt. You, your coven, and coven leader are desperately trying to avoid persecution. The coven leader has asked you to enter her cabin, find the ingredients to make a shrouding spell to mask your coven, and return to her as soon as possible before the hostile townsfolk find you and burn you at the stake.

Difficulty 3.7 out of 5 Intermediate

Detention Hall 2.0

Your teacher locked you in the room for detention. You know there is a spare key hidden somewhere.
You only have an hour to find it and get out of the room to call your parents before the teacher does so you’ll be in less trouble! 

Difficulty 3.9 out of 5 Intermediate 

Arcane Academy

 You have received your Arcane Academy acceptance letter. You’ve visited Abnorm Alley for your robes, and supplies. Now it’s time to escape The Cupboard under the Stairs, collect all your supplies, make it to school, complete your studies and collect your scholarship award from the Headmaster’s office. Headmaster Fumbledore has taken ill and is bedridden, you have an hour until the school inspector arrives and if you can’t prove your scholarship, as a muggle, you will be killed… or worse… expelled!

Difficulty level: 3.5 out of 5 – Intermediate