His Royal Highness The Prince Philip,
Duke of Edinburgh

Historic Royal Palaces joins the Royal Family and millions of people across the country in mourning the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page.

 

 

Tower Twilight Tours

Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.

Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.

9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page

When

Cancelled until further notice


Ticketing information

Unfortunately Tower Twilight tours are currently cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Unfortunately Tower Twilight tours are currently cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Yeoman Warders lead exclusive tours of the Tower, taking in some of the gruesome sights and extraordinary stories which make it world famous.

You will have unique after hours access to the UK’s most visited historic attraction. Take in world famous sights such as Traitors’ Gate, the Scaffold Site and outside the Bloody Tower, and be appalled and amazed by tales of prisoners and past residents, of royal gossip and of the secrets kept within these ancient walls.

Important information

This is an outdoor tour, over uneven cobbles and up spiral stone staircases, which does not include the Crown Jewels or any of the main towers. Over 12's only.

A Yeoman Warder gives a tour to a group of visitors outside the chapel of St Peter Ad Vincula at the Tower of London
Highlights

Discover captivating stories of pain and passion, treachery and torture with our Yeoman Warders at the Tower of London.

Closed

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A visitor uses the audio guide outside the Jewel House at the Tower of London.
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.

From 1 October

Tower of London

Separate ticket

Illustration of Elizabeth I and Henry VIII with Hampton Court Palace in the background
Families Events

Prepare yourselves for this special one-hour production of Horrible Histories live at Hampton Court Palace and experience the gruesome parts of Tudor history.

29 May - 05 June 2021

Hampton Court Palace

One hour performance daily at 12.00 and 15.00.

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Raven soft toys

Raven Gifts

Legend has it that if the six ravens ever leave the Tower of London, the Tower and the kingdom will fall. These products have been inspired by the Ravens that live at the Tower of London.

From £7.99

Beefeater teddy bear
This 'Beefeater' bear is splendidly dressed in a Yeoman Warder uniform, standing ready to guard the Tower of London.

Shop Tower of London gifts

Shop our products inspired by the almost 1000 years of history at the Tower of London.

From £9.99

Gift collection of Medieval inspired gifts from Historic Royal Palaces Shop

Shop medieval gifts

Explore one of the most exciting times in history with our high end range of arms and armour and medieval fancy dress.

From £6.99