FIND A WALK
About the Tower of London Walk in London
Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London is most famous for three things: The Crown Jewels, The Beefeaters and the Ravens. In addition, it is infamous as a prison, hosting illustrious figures such as Sir Thomas More and Sir Walter Raleigh, and as a site of execution, witnessing the beheading of two of Henry VIIIs wives, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard. However, with a history that spans nearly 1,000 years there is much than this more to explore and discover.
We will begin with a walk outside Tower and consider the oldest part of the structure – built by William the Conqueror in the 1070s. We will think about the strategic advantages to its location by the River Thames on the edge of the wealthy City of London, reminding Londoners of the power and military might of the King. On entering we will discuss the architectural developments of the Tower of London as a castle and a royal residence, in relation to the political and social context of the ruling monarch and theread more
- Duration: 3 hours
- Category: History
- Group: £65 per person
- Private: £260 per party
- additional costs what's this?
- Tower of London Tickets - £20.35
- Venues Visited
- Tower of London
£260 + add'l costs
Scheduling OptionsWeek of May 19, 13
- Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00 AM
- Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun 02:00 PM