White Tower Tours

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

When

  • Daily
10:45, 12:45 and 14:15

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Built by William the Conqueror, discover the oldest medieval building at the Tower of London.

Take a closer look at the beautiful architecture of the Chapel of St John, hear how Simon Sudbury became the first man to 'lose his head' on Tower Hill and learn about some of the clever features of the White Tower that made it one of the most feared prisons in the kingdom.

Please be aware that due to the nature of some of the stories, the White Tower tours may not be suitable for very young children. Please ask your guide on the day for further advice.

A guide shows a group of visitors the Throne Room in the State Rooms at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. Two red and gold thrones sit at one end of the room and the walls are lined with green silk damask and the walls are lined with historical artwork.
Things to see Tours and talks

Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.

Wednesday to Sunday

Hillsborough Castle

One tour per hour, starting on the hour (first tour: 10:00, final tour: 15:00)

Included in castle tours (members go free)

A Yeoman Warder stands outside the White Tower during a Twilight Tour or the Tower.
Tours and talks

Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.

Selected Sundays in February-April

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Highlights Things to see

Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.

Open daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Official Tower of London guidebook shows the many faces of the Tower from menagerie and jewel house to fortress and prison.

Official Tower of London guidebook

Official Tower of London guidebook shows the many faces of the Tower from menagerie and jewel house to fortress and prison.

£4.99

Yeoman Warder Tree Decoration - Yeoman warder tree decoration beautifully handmade with metal and silk threads on satin.

Yeoman warder luxury embroidered tree decoration

Yeoman warder tree decoration beautifully handmade with metal and silk threads on satin.

£10.99

Featuring a sculpted designed of the Tower of London and an axe-shaped handle, this novelty mug makes a great gift.

Tower of London mug

Featuring a sculpted designed of the Tower of London and an axe-shaped handle, this novelty mug makes a great gift.

£10.99