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Descent

Descent

And so your journey begins. Descend into the heart of the Dungeon in this medieval lift. Hear the grinding cogs and chains as the winches strain. Don't worry, it hardly ever falls!

Meet the Lift Leper

Join our resident Lift Leper as you descend. This cheerful fellow will prepare you for 1000 years of gloriously horrible history. It all starts here!

What's that? You hear the sounds of water lapping against the shore? With luck you have arrived safely at Thames river docks.

What you'll learn

  • Whether the lift actually works.
  • If Leprosy is really that contagious.
  • Who's the most scared (and likely to be picked on!)

Descent is the perfect opening to your Dungeon experience, funny, suspenseful and beautifully played. If the Dungeon was a movie Descent would be the title sequence.

Your reviews

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These are the 4 most recent reviews. See full archive here.

Terrifying!

“I didn't think the start of the dungeons would be that scary but I was wrong! Even when we were waiting to go in the actors were jumping out at us then there were flashing lights in the elevator at the start and the actor jumped out at us and we were all screaming! Great start to the tour!”

Katie

Suspense!

“I was very impressed with the entrance to the dungeon. Descent really sets the tone for the journey ahead of us. The lift leper filled us with suspense and excitement but also had us terrified! Amazing!”

Emily

Such a good time!

“The NEW Dungeon is really good but some of the stuff is quite scary for me. BUT I LOVED IT!”

Dylan

Down, down, down...

“I loved the entrance to the old Dungeon, but this sounds even better. The Lift Leper should do the fake hand joke...”

Mia

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“I went to the London Dungeons with my boyfriend because we had been to all the other attractions and I have to say it was fantastic! The staff were very helpful, they queues weren't too long and we didn't have to wait ages.

It went on for just the right amount of time, I learnt a lot and the actors and actresses were incredible! They scared us at the right times, they weren't boring and they fun and just great to watch. Most places just do it out of habit but them and the props just made it come to life and I would recommend this place to anyone!”

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