Book A Tower of London Tour
A tour of Tower of London tour takes in 1000 years of history on the edge of the River Thames. A fortress and a palace, the place of royal executions, home of the yeoman warders and a display of the stunning crown jewels.
Your tour can take up to 2 hours depending on your interests and can be a perfect place for children and families to spend time when visiting London. Learn all about the history of the Tower of London and admire the stunning views. Why can’t the ravens ever leave? Not only a castle but also at one time a zoo, a mint and an observatory. The visit to the spectacular and priceless Crown Jewels is included in the entrance; thousands of precious stones such as diamonds, sapphires, rubies and emeralds to leave you in awe!
See the Imperial State Crown worn by the monarch at the annual State Opening of Parliament. Gold plate and christening fonts are also part of the collection. Including the breathtaking Lily font used for the christening of Princess Charlotte. Chat to a Yeoman Warder and learn about what they do and how they get to live in such an unusual and historic home. Step inside the Bloody Tower and climb the spiral staircase see where two young princes disappeared in 1483. See the room where Queen Elizabeth’s courtier Sir Walter Raleigh was kept captive and where he walked every day on the walls of the Tower of London.
Hear about the executions of Queens of England on Tower Green. Walk the walls to see the views over the River Thames. Learn the story of why a young princess was kept prisoner within these walls. See instruments of torture and find the carved graffiti left by prisoners over the years.