History & Heritage
Tower of London
The Tower of London is of the worlds most famous fortified buildings. William the Conqueror started building this in 1078. The Tower of London has been a prison, royal palace, treasury and most unusually a zoo!
One of the Towers most famous and precious residents apart from its ravens and yeomen wardens better known as Beefeaters are the priceless Crown Jewels.
Other must see parts of the Tower of London are the Bloody Tower, The Beauchamp Tower, The White Tower. To make the most of your visit enjoy a Yeoman Warder guided tour or an audio tour which allows you to wander around the Tower of London site at will.
Historical re-enactments also take place daily on the South Lawn. See triumphs, tragedies and acts of bravery recreating the many events that have shaped the Tower’s past.
Closed Christmas; Closed New Year