Tower of London

Trip Facts

  • 2-3 Hours
  • With extra cost

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic  castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, separated from the eastern edge of the square mile of the City of London by the open space known as Tower Hill. It was founded towards the end of 1066 as part of the Norman Conquest of England.

Explore 1000 years of history at London’s iconic castle and World Heritage Site. See the Crown Jewels, take a legendary Yeoman Warder tour and meet the ravens.

This magnificent world-famous collection of 23,578 gemstones boasts items that are still used in royal ceremonies today.

Powerful symbols of the Monarchy

The Crown Jewels, part of the Royal Collection, are the most powerful symbols of the British Monarchy and hold deep religious and cultural significance in our nation’s history. The mystique and beauty of the diamonds and precious jewels in the royal regalia have always held an unparalleled allure to visitors from across the globe.

Under guard and still in use

You’ll find the Crown Jewels under armed guard in the Jewel House at the Tower of London. These gems are a unique working collection of royal regalia and are still regularly used by The Queen for important national ceremonies, such as the State Opening of Parliament. Make sure to look out for the ‘in use’ signs.

Our famous Yeoman Warder tours are the perfect way to begin your visit to the Tower of London.

Yeoman Warders, also known as ‘Beefeaters’, will share key stories from 1,000 years of history. Be entertained by tales of intrigue, imprisonment, execution, torture and much more…

Learn about the Tower’s iconic history as a fortress, palace and prison. Discover how William the Conqueror built the White Tower and hear tales of the prisoners who entered through Traitors’ Gate.

Yeoman Warders will share details of the famous prisoners executed on Tower Green. Many are now buried nearby in the 16th-century Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula.

Meet the famous ravens at the Tower of London and learn more about why they are known as the guardians of the Tower, at their lodgings on the South Lawn.

The names of our current Tower ravens are Jubilee, Harris, Gripp, Rocky, Erin, Poppy and Merlina. Ravens are intelligent birds and each of ours has its own personality; they can mimic sounds, play games and solve problems. See if you can spot some of their fascinating behaviour on your visit.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • - Changing guards
  • - The Crown Jewels.
  • - The White Tower, Bloody Tower and battlements.
  • - The iconic Yeoman Warder tours.
  • - Children's activities and trails.

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Keys ceremony
  • Meals and any other expenses
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Frequently asked Questions

How long should I allow for my visit?

You are permitted to spend as much time as you like within the Tower of London during opening hours on the date of your booking. You could spend the entire day at the Tower if you wanted a detailed visit, but we recommend allowing at least three hours, dependent on queues.

Can I leave and re-enter using the same ticket?

Your admission ticket is valid for one entry only, and no re-entry is permitted.

Can I show my ticket on my mobile device?

Print-at-home tickets must be in physical form in order to be valid. If you do not have access to a printer, please locate an internet café or shop that may print it for you.

Where can I leave my bag while visiting the Tower?

For security reasons, we are not able to offer left luggage facilities at the Tower of London. Please find alternate arrangements for large bags. Rucksacks are to be kept with you at all times during your visit, and all bags will be subject to a security check prior to gaining admission.

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Price From GBP £ 30 GBP £ 25/person
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Total £ 25 GBP

Trip Facts

  • 2-3 Hours
  • With extra cost