All aboard the Golden Hinde

London, Greater London

Experience the next level of interactive family entertainment by booking yourself on an Overnight Living History Tour on a replica warship on London’s Bankside.

The Golden Hinde is a full-size working reconstruction of Sir Francis Drake’s 16th-century galleon so realistic that with your costume on, you’ll have to pinch yourself to remind yourself you are actually in 21st-century London.

Jump on board, take a deep breath and prepare to be thrown back in time and into the deep end, as you become a fully-fledged member of Sir Francis Drake's crew for the night joining the ship's master, the barber surgeon, sailors and the ‘dimwit’ gunner. Kids will love hearing fascinating tales from the costumed crew and getting their hands dirty with lots of enthusiastic role playing.

Watch out for those barber-surgeons always on the look-out for another amputation!When the sun sets into the Thames, you’ll tuck into a sailor’s dinner of vegetable rice and rustic bread with the rest of the crew and then it’s time to head down below to the cannon deck for bed – don’t forget sleeping bags! After dreaming of single-handedly defeating the Spanish it’s time to go back to terra firma after a continental breakfast with your mini crew of full-fledged sailors.

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