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"On the boats to Traitor’s gate, that is where you’ll meet your fate!"

Experience the full force of Henry VIII's wrath in an altogether darker and scarier experience on the Tyrant Boat Ride.

The Jester has condemned you to death for conspiring with Anne Boleyn! You traitors will join her on her final journey along the Thames to The Tower of London, where you'll meet your fate. You may lose your head - or get wet! Definitely one of those two!

Along the way, the murderous monarch himself will sentence you to death before intense darkness, choppy waters, scurries of rats and foul stench of sewage will give you a 360 feel for the journey that so many other traitors made during King Henry's reign. 


  • Just how furious Henry VIII can be
  • What happened to Anne Boleyn and her fellow conspirators (that's YOU!)
  • How the executioners play the drums as you approach Traitors Gate
  • How wet the River Thames is...

Oi traitors! The Tyrant Boat Ride will be unavailable due to essential maintenance on the following dates:

  • 20/01/2024 – 04/02/2024
  • 22/04/2024 – 12/05/2024

Sorry for any disappointment, but there's still plenty of thrills to experience!

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Scary score is 5

You are in 1536 (Crumbs! That's older than Mary Berry!)

Ride Restrictions

The Tyrant Boat Ride is not accessible to guests who are unable to walk unaided or guests who cannot use stairs. There is a height restriction on this ride of 1 metre, guests at this height must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Guests who are 1.2 metres can ride without supervision. This ride is not suitable for guests with:

  • Back or Neck Complaints
  • Broken limbs
  • Pregnant Guests
  • Have a condition that may result in injury or complication from riding

The Tyrant Boat Ride is optional. If you don't fancy getting your head chopped off at the Tower, you can skip the ride!

Please note, this ride is subject to availability.