Tower of London

Tower of London

Historic Royal Palaces

Available to 18 August 2024

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One Tower, Thousands of Stories

Enjoy one of London's most iconic sites with Tower of London tickets, and cross a world-famous landmark off your cultural bucket list.

Home of the Crown Jewels, the Tower of London is a terrific place to spend a fascinating, eerie and eye-opening time.

Exciting new coronation changes to the Tower of London experience!

To mark the change in Monarch, the Tower of London’s Yeoman Warders – known more commonly as ‘Beefeaters’ – will see a change to their iconic uniform ahead of the Coronation of King Charles III.

Their uniforms will now be changed to feature a ‘CIIIR’ in recognition of King Charles III as the new monarch. From Monday 24th April, visitors will be able to see history being made as the new uniforms are unveiled, just ahead of the Coronation on the 6th May.

From 26th May 2023, visitors to the Tower of London will also be able to experience the new Crown Jewels exhibition. Leading towards the Treasury where most of the Crown Jewels are kept, the new exhibition will explore the origins of some of the objects for the first time, including the destruction of the original jewels under Oliver Cromwell.

So, if you are looking to visit the Tower of London soon, you'll be able to see history in the making!

Explore spooky stories and enchanting legends on this historic day out in London

If you're looking for a place that's full of gruesome tales and horrid history, the Tower is definitely the place to be. The Tower has been site of political scheming and bloody beheadings, making it a fantastic place to go if you like your days out with a touch of dark tourism.

One of the most infamous legends being the story of Anne Boleyn, who was beheaded on the Tower Green. Legend has it that her ghost still haunts the Tower, so keep your eyes peeled for any ghostly apparitions!

One of the most famous parts of the Tower is the residential ravens, which are believed to protect the Kingdom. Legend has it that if the ravens ever leave, the Tower and the United Kingdom will fall. There are currently nine ravens on duty, so be sure to stop and meet them if you get the chance. 

Perhaps the most iconic part of the Tower is the Crown Jewels. These stunning jewels are on display for all to see and they're absolutely breathtaking. The iconic 'Beefeaters' also take post around the Tower, so you can watch the Yeomen Warders as they go about their duty of protecting the Crown Jewels. 

And if you're a history buff, the Tower is the perfect place to learn about the rich history of England. From the Norman Conquest to the Tudor period to the present day, the Tower has played a role in some of the most important events in English history. 

Visiting the Tower is one of the best things to do in all of London, book now for on an unforgettable day out with the family

The Tower hosts a number of exhibitions, things to see and tours throughout the year, so be sure to keep an eye out on for what's going on. 

Whether it's a little meet and greet with the ravens or you're up for discovering the magnificent White Tower - there's always something spectacular to see at the Tower of London. Don't forget to thank the ravens for their service.

Be sure to book your anytime day tickets for The Tower of London and check out the other Historic Royal Palaces at Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace

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How to find us

By car

Whilst Tower Hill is a vehicle free zone and there is no on-site parking, there are some affordable parking options located close by.

Nearby car parks

  • Tower Hill Coach and Car Park (2 minute walk) – 50 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6DT
  • Minories car park (10 minute walk) – 1 Shorter Street, London, E1 8LP

Tower Hill Coach and Car Park is fully accessible with allocated bays for Blue Badge holders.

By train

The Tower is located within easy walking distance of several London Underground and national train stations including:

  • 5 mins from Tower Hill Underground station – served by the District and Circle lines and step free access to street level. 
  • 10-15 mins from Monument, Bank, Aldgate, Aldgate East London Underground stations
  • 10-15 mins from London Bridge and Fenchurch Street stations
  • 20 min from Liverpool Street station
  • 25 mins from London Charing Cross station

By bus

Routes 15, 42, 78, 100, 343 and RV1 stop nearby the Tower of London. All major sightseeing bus tours in London pass by the Tower of London.

By riverboat

You can also travel by river boat. Tower Pier is served by river boats travelling from various piers including Westminster and London Eye and is located next to the Tower entrance. 

By coach

Coach parking is available at nearby car parks.

Tower Hill Coach and Car Park offers a coach drop-off facility free of charge if the stay is under 15 minutes.

  • Café
  • Gift shop
  • Toilets
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Dogs are not permitted within the palace, courtyards or gardens unless they are trained assistance dogs.
  • You can enjoy unlimited free Wi-Fi when you visit the Tower.
  • Visits to the Tower will include walking on uneven, cobbled ground. Make sure you wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
  • Light levels can be low in some places, so please allow sufficient time for your eyes to adjust, particularly when using stairs.
  • In some areas there are steep slopes and drops from height, so please be aware of these, especially if you have children with you.
  • Instruct children to ask a Yeoman Warder for help if they are lost or in need of First Aid.
  • For religious or security reasons, photography is not allowed in the following areas:
    • The Jewel House
    • The Chapel of St. John (in the White Tower)
  • Equipment such as tripods and selfie sticks may not be used inside the palace.

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