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. 

Visitors on the Battlements looking over the wall
Things to see

Walk the defensive inner battlements and huge towers that have guarded the Tower of London for centuries.

Open

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Ceremony of the Keys showing the Chief Yeoman Warder posing with soldiers. The Tower of London looking south towards the Bloody Tower.
Tours and talks

Be part of this ancient tradition, which has taken place every night for at least 700 years in the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London.

Daily

Tower of London

Daily from 21.30-22.05

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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Chief Yeoman Warder carrying the Tower keys
Events For members

Members-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.

10 July, 21 August, 11 September, 23 October and 20 November 2022

Tower of London

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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