KS3 | Subject: History | Topic: Castles, Crime and Punishment, Medieval, Tudors | Session Type: Route-based
Does the Tower of London deserve its gory reputation?
This self-guided trail covers the mighty 950 years of the Tower’s history, including stories from the Medieval and Tudor periods. It explores the often hidden history of the Tower’s different roles as fortress, palace, prison and much more.
With three routes which can be explored separately or combined for a longer visit, students will have the chance to investigate some of the Tower’s most famous landmarks and residents, and to decide for themselves whether the Tower of London truly deserves its gory reputation.
This trail does not require prior knowledge. It is structured to allow students to:
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This session supports:
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (during term time).
Groups must arrive in time for their allocated time slot. Entry slots will be available from 10:45 - 13:15.
To encourage collaboration, you will receive one activity trail for every two students. We advise that students work in groups of ten with a supervising adult.
£3.95 per pupil, price includes admission.