2022 Update: Update June 2022: Due to venue rules, we are currently unable to guide inside the White Tower at the Tower of London. This rule is in place until at least September 2022. We are still able to guide in the other areas of the Tower of London site.
- Tower of London
- 3 hours with a PhD or MA-level guide
- Skip-the-line tickets into the Tower of London
- Please Note: Our team will pre-purchase timed admission tickets on behalf of your party. However, due to enhanced COVID-19 safety precautions at this venue, there will be a mandatory security line which we must wait in together.
Then, depending on your preference, we may enter the White Tower, the oldest part of the Tower of London, and explore the state-of-the-art Norman fortress and royal palace. Alternatively, we can explore the many other towers, perhaps seeing the graffiti carved into the walls by prisoners in the Beauchamp Tower (also known as the Bloody Tower), where two young princes were said to have been murdered in 1483.
For help in planning your trip, please see our guide on how to tour the Tower of London.
Looking for tours of more London landmarks? Looking for tours of more London landmarks? Try our Westminster Abbey Tour or St. Paul's Cathedral Tour.
The tour meets near the Tower, in an easy-to-find location away from the crowds. Your confirmation email will have the exact meeting point details along with a map. The walking tour ends within the Tower grounds.
Whilst the Tower welcomes all visitors, this historic building has places with difficult stairs and passageways and wheelchair access is limited. There are also a large number of steps throughout the Tower with cobbles laid on some of the roads. However, the Jewel House and the Crown Jewels are fully accessible to all visitors. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding accessibility for your tour.
Yes! We have some excellent family-friendly guides who can appeal to the learning styles of children. We have a separate Tower of London for Families tour just for families with children 12 and under. When booking, feel free to provide us with information about your children such as favorite school subjects, and hobbies. This way we can match you with
Clare has lived and worked in London for over 25 years. After graduating with a Degree in Geography and a Masters Degree in Environmental Planning from Nottingham University, she worked as a town planner and urban designer in one of the most dynamic, diverse and probably most challenging cities on earth - London! Employed in both the public and the private sector, she specialised in regeneration policy guidance and the conservation and renewal of protected buildings and historic areas in several of London’s Boroughs. Before starting a family in the 1990’s, she travelled extensively throughout Africa and Madagascar, working as a volunteer on several self-help community projects. She has spent two years training to guide around London and now has the pleasure of telling London’s fascinating planning and architectural story to visitors, bringing her own personal insight into many of the city’s landmarks!
Viv has a degree in English Language and Medieval Literature from Durham University. She spends part of each year in France, but for the past 25 years London has been home. Following two years of intense training she qualified as a Blue Badge Guide, coming top in her year. She particularly enjoys giving individuals and families in-depth tours of London focusing as much on the hidden and unfamiliar as the well-known - she concentrates as much on the here-and-now as the past. The City's fringes - Bankside and Spitalfields - hold as much appeal as Westminster and St James's. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for London's C18 and C19 history and her detailed knowledge of the city's royal connections. She has a particular interest in the great aristocratic landholdings of London, and has created walks around the 'villages' of London such as Chelsea, Bloomsbury and Spitalfields. Viv is currently studying for a part-time Research Masters in the History of the British Country House 1485-1945
Marc Zakian is a history guide, writer and photographer. With a BA in drama and an MA in film, he became London Blue Badge Guide in 2006. He leads tours on different themes, including Shakespeare, the Tudors, theatre and art (the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery) and takes regular tours in the British Museum He took the photographs for the book 111 Places in East London That You Shouldn't Miss (published by Emons, 2020) and is the writer and producer of the "Extraordinary Stories of Britain" podcast https://guildw.podbean.com/
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