Tower of London

Tower of London

The ancient stones reverberate with dark secrets, priceless jewels glint in fortified vaults and pampered ravens strut the grounds. The Tower of London, founded by William the Conqueror in 1066-7, is one of the world's most famous fortresses, and one of Britain's most visited historic sites. Despite a grim reputation as a place of torture and death, there are so many more stories to be told about the Tower.

 

This powerful and enduring symbol of the Norman Conquest has been enjoyed as a royal palace, served as an armoury and for over 600 years even housed a menagerie! An intriguing cast of characters have played their part, including the dastardly jewel-thief Colonel Blood, tragic Lady Jane Grey and maverick zoo keeper Alfred Cops.

 

Admission: Adult £22 (includes voluntary donation)
Winter opening times: 01 Nov 14 - 30 Apr 15*
Tues - Sat 09.00-16.30, Sun - Mon 10.00-16.30 , (Last admission 16.00)
Closed: 1 Jan 2015 and 28 Mar - 06 Apr 2015
Visit Time: 2 - 3 hours
Telephone: 0844 482 7777

*Visit hrp.org.uk for more details and opening times. 

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Further Information

Location

Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB.

Nearest Station: London Bridge, Tower Hill.

County

London

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Destination Station:

London

Disabled Access

Facilities are limited by virtue of the historical nature of the buildings and their cobbled steps, winding stairs and narrow corridors. The only area with 100% wheelchair access is the Crown Jewels. Visitors are advised to request the free access guide which is available by calling Visitor Services on 020 3166 6266.

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