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Drop Dead:
Drop Ride to Doom

Drop Dead: Drop Ride to Doom

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.

Restrictions 

Drop Dead Drop Ride to Doom is an exhilarating vertical free fall drop ride. The minimum height restrictions for Drop Dead Drop Ride is 1.2 metres. Children who are 1.2 - 1.4 metres in height must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to be able to ride the drop ride. 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. 

Please be advised Drop Dead Drop Ride will be closed for essential maintenance work on the 2nd and 3rd June 2014. 

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.”

Jenny

SHOCKING, THRILLING AND FUN!

“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!”

Charlie

FANTASTIC

“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!”

Tara

Good

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

kaitlyn

See full review archive.

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“Dear London Dungeon Team and actors,
On the 20th April 2014 I visited the London Dungeon on South Bank. My name is Carmen, I am a big London Dungeon Fan and love your shows! I really wanted to visit you and it was so great to be at your new home on Southbank. I came the long way from Germany to London. I got a ticket for a show at 2 o' clock. All the actors were so great and played their roles so excellently that you were scared all the times. At the entrance the Torturer really scared me! I loved the frightening music that was played in the Dungeon. My favourite show was Henry Wraths Boat ride. I was sitting at the back of the boat and was really scared as the lights went out and Traitors Gate appeared suddenly out of the dark. You really felt scared at this place. The other shows were also excellent. I loved the day at the Dungeons! I am really coming back soon!
Thank you very much for such a great day!”

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