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Travel information for your visit to the Tower of London

Travel information for your visit to the Tower of London

Tower of London
London
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Plan Your Journey

Please visit the TfL website for up to date travel information to ensure a smooth journey to the Tower of London. 

Transport for London - journey planner

Travel disruption

Where possible, we aim to give notice of local events that may disrupt your travel to the Tower of London.

 

 

Transport

Underground

  • Tower Hill station: District and Circle Lines (5 minute walk). Tower Hill may become extremely busy during rush hour periods.
  • Alternative stations include Aldgate, Aldgate East, Tower Gateway, Monument and London Bridge stations, which are a short walk away from the Tower.
  • Please visit the TfL website for more information and to plan your journey.

Overground

  • Nearest stations: Fenchurch Street (5 minute walk) or London Bridge (15 minute walk)

Bus

  • Bus routes: 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1.
  • The Tower is also served by all major sightseeing bus tours.

DLR

  • Nearest stop: Tower Gateway. (5 minute walk)

Riverboat

  • Nearest river access point: Tower Pier. 

Car

  • Tower Hill is a vehicle free zone and there is no on-site parking facility. 
  • Parking in the surrounding area is limited as the Tower is in the Congestion Charging Zone.

Parking

Disabled parking

Cycle

  • Bicycle racks can be found at:
    • Sargeant's Mess restaurant (on the Wharf)
    • Behind the Tower of London shop
  • Please remember that cycling is not permitted in the pedestrianised areas of the Wharf and Tower Hill.
  • Bicycles attached to railings in the Wharf may be removed without notice.
The Tower of London, looking north-west. Showing two female visitors using the digital audio guide tour devices.
Tours and talks

Explore deeper with the Tower of London audio guide tour. Discover extra information about the Tower's history, plan your day and find out more about our cafés and shops.

Daily

Tower of London

Children dressed as knights at the Tower of London
Events Families

Enrol in Knight School at the Tower of London this February half term. Train to become a knight and defend the Tower from attack!

16-24 February 2019

Tower of London

10:00-16:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Blind person using the audio tour sat in the Processional Route.
Tours and talks

Hold the stories of Hampton Court Palace in your hands and experience history where it happened with an audio guide tour.

Daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

White Tower luxury embroidered hanging decoration features the iconic White Tower with a silhouetted Tower raven perching at the top of the Tower.

White Tower luxury embroidered hanging decoration

This sparkling silver luxury White Tower hanging decoration is hand embroidered using the same metal thread work techniques used to sew royal dresses and finery in centuries past.

£10.99

Tower of London letters black t-shirt, 100% cotton

Tower of London letters black t-shirt

This stylish Tower of London themed black college t-shirt is a perfect memento of your visit to the Tower. Available in small to XXL

17.99

Royal Beasts Unicorn tree decoration is beautifully handmade using metal and silk threads on a satin background

Royal Beasts Unicorn tree decoration

The Unicorn is a legendary animal that resembles a white horse with a spiralling horn and is one of the most important imaginary animals of the Middle Ages in which it was a symbol of purity and grace.

£14.99