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The Ultimate Autumn Escape 

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The Ultimate Autumn Escape 

The ‘Lost Crypt’ Ryde is the perfect place to escape the crowds this Autumn…Bring your family, friends, work colleagues or team mates together and head underground, to take on one of the Isle of Wight’s most exciting and atmospheric experiences.

Launched in July 2021, Aspire Ryde’s Lost Crypt is no ordinary Escape Room. Players need to ‘unlock’ a series of historical puzzles and clues, based on a unique real-life mystery, within a historical church building – ‘Holy Trinity’.

New for the Autumn are weekend sessions; there are bookable slots from 10:00am to 16:00pm every Saturday and Sunday. Late openings on a Saturday evening are coming soon.

The dimly lit setting offers an escape from the crisp Autumn weather but despite the warm welcome upon arrival, there’s no way out … As the timer counts down, small groups will need to collaborate to solve real life puzzles and challenges to break free.



Deemed a ‘must do’ Escape Room, the 60-minute timed game is suited to both first time and avid players. It is one of only two Escape Rooms on the Island and the UK’s first live Escape Room set inside a real Church Crypt.

Two or more players are required to take part, with four to six players recommended. The game is family-friendly but because of its complexity, only suitable for children aged eight and above, who can play if accompanied by two or more adults.



The Escape Room was primarily devised as an income generation tool, to drive some revenue for Aspire Ryde’s charitable activities. By playing The Lost Crypt, you are also supporting other people to escape from some of life’s more serious problems, all ticket money and profit goes directly back into areas of vital need.

Trevor Nicholas, CEO of Aspire Ryde, “The success of the Lost Crypt shows that charities can be innovative and groundbreaking in the way they raise funds.  The fun we see people having and the five-star reviews tell us that we’ve created something really unique for people to enjoy.” Hear more from Trevor in a recent blog post: https://bit.ly/3EJVL3d

Book your place at the Lost Crypt this Autumn here and check out reviews from previous players on TripAdvisor: https://bit.ly/3m0sV8i


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