Descriptive sessions

Find out about our descriptive tours for visually impaired and blind visitors.

Find out about our descriptive tours for visually impaired and blind visitors.


  • Selected dates - advance booking is required

Booking info

Included in palace admission (members go free) Buy Tower of London tickets

About the tours

Blind and visually impaired visitors are invited to marvel at the magnificent Crown Jewels and to explore the White Tower. Join one of our knowledgeable 'vocal eyes trained' wardens on a fascinating descriptive tour. 


Descriptive tour of the Jewel House (approximately 40 minutes) followed by White Tower tour (approximately 40 minutes).

Please be advised of the following:

  • The maximum group number per tour is 8 persons, 5 persons at busy times.
  • Descriptive Sessions are typically booked at 10am or 3pm daily, however flexiblity can be offered depending on guide availability and other events taking place. 
  • Guests are asked to arrive promptly for their tour. Lateness may cause the tour to be cancelled.
  • Guests can take a break in between tours, please discuss when booking.
  • To provide the best tour possible we do require information about the group coming for the tour.

How to book

Contact us with as much notice as possible to avoid disappointment. Please note the date you wish to visit, how many are in your group, as well as your contact details.

T: +44 (0)20 3166 6266
Textphone: 18001 020 3166 6266

Visitor Services
HM Tower of London

Audio Guides

There are free audio guides available to assist your visit available for collection in the Beefeater Shop. The guides have a neck strap making them easy to carry. The sound can easily be controlled and clear detailed instructions are provided on the guide to help you use them.


Information on access, getting to the Tower of London and opening times.

Tower of London Access guide