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Drop Ride to Doom

Drop Dead: Drop Ride to Doom

Please note: The Drop Dead ride will be closed for planned maintenance from Friday 4th December -  Friday 25th December 2015.

The Newgate Gallows

It's 1783 and here's an exciting first. The Long Drop is to be used for the first time outside Newgate Prison..

Lucky you. You had better put on a good show/death for the awaiting crowds. Your executioner will show you the 'ropes'. LOL.

 What you'll learn

  • What the 'long drop' is.
  • The subsequent effect on the body.
  • What a cracking neck sounds like. Cringe.

It's time…

The crowd cheers and it's your turn to face the drop. The noose is ready as are the Judge, Priest and executioner. The thrilling faster than gravity drop is the ultimate end to your Dungeon journey.


Drop Dead Drop Ride to Doom is an exhilarating vertical free fall drop ride. The minimum height restrictions for Drop Dead Drop Ride is 1.4 metres. All riders must have the ability to sit upright on the ride and brace themselves against the ride forces; wheelchair users must be able to transfer unaided into and out of the ride seats. The ride is not suitable for guests with: 

  • Heart complaints or Pacemakers
  • Back or Neck complaints
  • Broken limbs or have had recent surgery
  • Pregnant guests
  • Photosensitive Epilepsy 
  • Have a condition that may result in injury or complicartion from riding. 

Your reviews

Did you survive the hangman's noose? Like the show or write your review.

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

First Drop Dead Ride Ever

“Drop dead, one word comes to mind EPIC! would definitely ride the beast again. can't wait for round 3. got a little scared but other than that had fun riding it. first drop ride in the dark gets full marks out of ten.”



“I had ridden the drop ride before in the old dungeon, but oh my this one got me screaming! I wasn't expecting the drop so soon! I loved the new twist as well! Well done!”



“The drop was great. I was on a school trip and as I threw my back down and strapped in i wasn't prepared for that heart stopping moment as you dropped. And seeing my face as the camera had flashed on the screen as i went out was fantastic - an instant buy. I wished that it would of lasted longer but even at the length it was, it was still memorable! Im going back there as soon as!”



“The drop ride was good and very fun, but the only down fall is it doesn't go on very long”


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“The London Dungeons…right…well…it was amazing! The theatricality of the dungeons was something like I’ve never seen before. The main element of this was the actors. They scared the hell out of me! I especially think that Mrs Lovett was super frightening, with her crazy tantrums and the way that she came up to me and screamed in my face in a way that pretty obviously stated Sweeney Todd was coming for me!
Mrs Lovett was only a starter. The theatricality of the dungeons pretty much scared the life out of me twice because of the super terrifying pitch black darkness that made you question what was round the next corner of every room. One time there was a door that bangs with people shouting at you from the inside and another time there was a hand that touches your hair from behind. In other words, the darkness put my fear to the test.
There were also some very humorous sections of the dungeons (which would’ve been even funnier for younger children). For example, when two dead bodies came to life, I was expecting them to jump out of their coffins and scare me yet again. However, they just told a few jokes about their deaths and some very disgusting subjects to say the bare minimum. After this, they just casually closed their coffins and went back to death. This allowed you to catch your breath back from all of the previous situations.
Overall, the London Dungeons was a scary, yet very enjoyable and funny experience that I would recommend to lots of children, although the dungeons will especially scare the hell out of you adults out there too!

Ryan Robinson See more reviews...