This iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site has almost 1000 years of intriguing tales to tell. Meet the Yeoman Warders, marvel at the fabulous finery of THE Crown Jewels and discover an unrivalled collection of royal army and armour in the iconic White Tower. Explore all the roles this impressive building has had to play throughout the centuries – from medieval palace and fortress to infamous prison and execution site.
Must See Attractions:
White Tower – The White Tower is an enduring icon of the London skyline, albeit nowadays dwarfed by, and in contrast to the modern city. This striking historic building dating back to 1075 today houses the Line of Kings, displaying royal armour, life-sized wooden horses and figures of kings throughout the centuries.
Crown Jewels – The breath-taking world famous collection of fabulous finery and regalia – discover gloriously ornate intricately made Crown Jewels and learn how they have inspired acts of greed, violence and even spawned stories of evil curses.
The Ravens – One of the most famous sites at the Tower, legend has it that if they ever leave the Tower, the kingdom will fall. The birds all have names and very different characters, find out who’s who next to their new lodgings on the South Lawn.
Fortress and battlements – Enjoy great views over modern London and the river Thames from atop the well. Groups can explore more of the Tower’s battlements giving a sense of what it would have been like to defend the Tower against potential attackers. Along the route enjoy exhibitions highlighting aspects of the Tower’s past, including the role the Duke of Wellington played whilst Constable of the Tower.
The Tower Of London welcomes all visitors and tries to ensure that everyone’s visit is successful and enjoyable. Registered disabled visitors are charged the relevant ticket price and carers are admitted free of charge. Wheelchair access is extremely limited: the Tower has cobbled pavements and uneven surfaces. Care should be taken and appropriate footwear worn. Sign language tours are available, and guide dogs are admitted.
Please present your ticket to staff upon arrival either printed or on your mobile device.