White Tower Tours

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

When

Cancelled until further notice


Ticketing information


Included in palace admission (members go free)

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Discover the oldest medieval building at the Tower of London, built by William the Conqueror over 900 years ago. 

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.

Meet your guide in the Chapel of St John inside the White Tower. 

NEW Illustrated front cover of The Case of the Married Woman by Antonia Fraser
Events Tours and talks

Join author Antonia Fraser as she discusses her biography of nineteenth-century poet, pamphleteer and beauty Caroline Norton, once a grace and favour resident.

24 May 2021

Hampton Court Palace

18.30-20.45

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Photograph of the Banqueting House's stone front architecture
Things to see

Find out what remains of Whitehall – known as one of the first examples of Palladianism in British architecture.

Closed

Banqueting House

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Portraits and other works of art on display at the Cumberland Art Gallery at Hampton Court Palace.
Things to see

Discover masterpieces by Rembrandt, Caravaggio, van Dyck, and more at the Cumberland Art Gallery at Hampton Court Palace.

Closed

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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

Historic Royal Palaces retail product - goblets and chess pieces

Shop goblets & tankards

Discover our decadent range of goblets and tankards inspired by our Historic Royal Palaces. The perfect gift for a medieval fan our goblets are made in a selection of leathers, glass and pewter.

From £17.99

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