One of the jewels of London’s tourist attraction crown is the Tower of London. Situated next to the appropriately named Tower Bridge, the Tower of London is a must-see for visitors to the capital city. Steeped in history that spans generations of the royal family and has been the backdrop of major historical moments & scandals.
This family-friendly attraction is home to the Beefeaters who still stand guide outside the Tower walls. A picture-perfect moment!
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What is on at Tower of London?
|Tower of London Food Festival||07/09/2018 - 09/09/2018||Friday 10:00-19:00; Saturday 10:00-18:00; Sunday 10:00-17:30|
|Yeoman Warder Tours||Every Day||Every 30 Minutes|
|Ceremony of the Keys||Every Day||21:30-22:05|
|White Tower Member Tours||03/09/2018||18:30|
|Confessions at the Tower - Justice||27/09/2018||19:15-20:45|
|The Ravens||Every Day||During opening hours|
|Wicked Women||01/09/2018 - 19/10/2018||11:30, 13:00 and 15:30 at the Salt Tower|
How to skip the queue at the Tower of London
One of the downsides about this attraction is its sheer popularity that can lead to queues. Queues are most likely at weekends and during school holidays so it is worth planning ahead. If you book your ticket with these Viator deals then you can get access to a queue skip ticket.
There is so much to do see and do on a London city break that it is worthwhile saving those extra minutes to free up more time to explore. If you want some inspiration on other activities to do in that time that you have “won” back then take a look at this list.
Tower of London 360 Tour
The below video is actually a 360 degree tour of the Tower of London that was produced by the Royal Palace in partnership with Dan Snow.
How to get to the Tower of London
It is easy to get to the Tower of London via public transport. It is not advisable to drive as parking is limited nearby this attraction.
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Tower of London
Nearest tube station: Tower Hill. This station is on the District and Circle Lines. The walk from Tower Hill station to the Tower of London takes 5 minutes.
Bus routes: You can access the Tower of London with the following bus routes; 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1. If you are on a tourist bus such as Original Tour, you will find that most of them will stop at the Tower of London if you would like to get off.