The Old Courthouse

Consett, County Durham

Perched on the steep eastern bank of the River Derwent, The Old Courthouse offers two exciting escape rooms to put you to the test – The Witches of Muggleswick and The Giants of Consett. A third game will be following in early 2020!

This location is opening on Friday 27th December and we’re now taking bookings!

Venue info

Escape rooms

The Witches of Muggleswick
The Giants of Consett

Monday Closed
Tuesday 3pm–11pm

Wednesday & Thursday 3pm–12am
Friday & Saturday 12noon–1am
Sunday 12noon–12am

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Bar and restaurant

Please download the food menu and drinks menu.

Monday Closed
Tuesday 3pm–11pm

Wednesday & Thursday 3pm–12am
Friday & Saturday 12noon–1am
Sunday 12noon–12am

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Where to find us

The Old Courthouse, Victoria Road, Consett DH8 5AX
T: 01207 593190
E: theoldcourthouseandkitchen@gmail.com

We’re situated in between Medomsley Road and Middle Street. You’ll find us across the road from the bus station, next door to the library.

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The Witches of Muggleswick

You and a fellow wizard found Jane Frizzle’s house. Your friend has now been infected with a mysterious illness and only Jane can help. She’s in hiding though so it’s all down to you to get the potion right…

Your fellow wizard friend has been struck with a mysterious illness and only Jane Frizzle can help. However. she’s being hunted and is not there. Fear not, she’s left notes behind to help you.

You need to find the ingredients to finish the potion. She’s a kind witch so has left helpful clues. You only have 60 minutes to save your friend…

1 hour

Easy/medium difficulty

2–6 players

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2 people – £20 per person off-peak / £24 per person peak
3 people – £18 per person off-peak / £20 per person peak
4 people – £16 per person off-peak / £18 per person peak
5 people – £14 per person off-peak / £16 per person peak
6 people – £11 per person off-peak / £13 per person peak

A long time ago, there lived a witch named Jane Frizzle. She lived deep in the heart of a forest in an old house named The Crooked Oak. But have no fear, Jane was a kind witch who enjoyed making remedies to heal the sick.

You’re a fellow wizard. After coming into contact with a group of Dark Magicians, your friend has been infected with a mysterious magical illness. You’ve fallen down on the doorstep of Jane Frizzle’s cottage, but she isn’t in and is in hiding. Jane has left you helpful notes. You need to look through all of Jane’s magical ingredients with the notes to find the illness that is plaguing your friend and cure him of his ills. Hurry though, you have about an hour until your friend dies.

The Giants of Consett

Three mischievous giants have been given the task of forging a hammer for Thor, The Great God of Thunder. However, you have to help make sure the hammer is ready in time!

Can you help Con, Mug and Ben make a hammer for Thor, The God of Thunder? Will you be able to use the information left for you in the steelworks and work with your teammates to make the hammer in time?

Will you get the giants to help you or will they keep being mischievous? You only have 60 minutes!

1 hour

Medium difficulty

2–6 players

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2 people – £20 per person off-peak / £24 per person peak
3 people – £18 per person off-peak / £20 per person peak
4 people – £16 per person off-peak / £18 per person peak
5 people – £14 per person off-peak / £16 per person peak
6 people – £11 per person off-peak / £13 per person peak

In the heart of Consett, lies a magical forge known for making the most powerful weapons in all of Old England. The leaders of the forge are three neighbouring giants called Con, Mug and Ben. Unfortunately, these three giants are fairly mischievous folk and constantly make weapons to throw into the mountains whilst abandoning their duties.

Today, they have once again run off, but there’s a particularly high profile customer. Thor, The God of Thunder, has come all the way from Asgard to Midgard to have a new hammer fashioned from the finest materials, and nobody says no to him. You need to make the hammer, one way or another.

You’ll need to restart the forge and make the hammer in three sections before Thor arrives in an hour to retrieve his order.

The Old Courthouse Kitchen & Bar

A great atmosphere with high quality food and drink, as well as speciality cocktails, a selection of wines and craft beers.

The Old Courthouse has new owners who have a real passion for food and quality. They use all locally sourced produce including hand crafted pizza dough prepared fresh to order every day. Their stone baked pizzas are cooked to perfection and you’ll be spoilt for choice from the menu.

There’s a fantastic selection of UK Crafted & Discovery World Beers to satisfy any beer lover, as well as a carefully selected range of splendid wines and spirits. The OC Signature Cocktails take prime position.

Expect both a friendly welcome and a fantastic experience.

Please download the food menu and drinks menu.

To book a table, please call 01207 593190.

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Where to find us

The Old Courthouse, Victoria Road, Consett DH8 5AX
T: 01207 593190
E: theoldcourthouseandkitchen@gmail.com

We’re situated in between Medomsley Road and Middle Street. You’ll find us across the road from the bus station, next door to the library.

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