1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Tower Bridge

London: Tower of London Private Tour including Crown Jewels

Product ID: 304093
Take the opportunity to explore two of London's most famous and iconic landmarks in one fantastic tour led by a Blue Badge expert guide. Discover and learn the history of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Meet the Crown Jewels and much more.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Tower of London and Tower Bridge led by a qualified Blue Badge guide
  • Hear the myths and legends about London's most famous landmarks
  • Admire the astonishing Crown Jewels
  • Learn the stories behind the Tower Green, the White Tower, and the Royal Mint
  • Take in incredible views of London while walking across the glass floor at Tower Bridge
Full description
Embark on a half-day tour of UK's most iconic monument, the Tower of London, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1988. Discover its nearly 1000 years of eventful history beginning under the rule of William the Conqueror in the 11th century. Be captivated thanks to the storytelling talent of your guide. Listen to intriguing tales and evocative legends about the Tower of London and its famous residents, the ravens. Indeed, it is said that should the ravens ever leave the Tower, the Kingdom of England will fall.

Your expert Blue Badge guide will bring history to life and lead you through the locations behind these stories, including the White Tower, the Medieval Tower, the Royal Mint, Tower Green, the Royal Menagerie and the Bloody Tower. No trip to the Tower of London would be complete without seeing the world-famous Crown Jewels. Meet the guards of the Tower of London, popularly known as the “Beefeaters”. Officially, it is their job to look after any prisoners at the Tower and to safeguard the British crown jewels, though their role today is predominantly ceremonial.

Next, take a short walk to London's most famous and remarkable landmark – the Tower Bridge. Learn intricate details about the bridge that was built over 120 years ago to reduce traffic congestion while maintaining river access to the pool of London docks and how It remains a working bridge to this day. Find out all about the history of the bridge as you stroll across the glass floor as well as the high-level walkways, from where you can admire stunning views of the city.
Includes
  • Admission tickets
  • Private Blue Badge guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Welcome Center of the Tower of London (post code EC3N 4AB) on the lower part of the slope leading to the main entrance of the Tower of London. The guide will be holding a sign with the customer's name.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• There are a large number of steps throughout the Tower with cobbles laid in some of the surfaces and pathways. There are some low doorways
• Parts of the Tower are not pushchair friendly due to the cobbled ground. Buggy parks are located in few areas
• During the winter it can get really cold so please wear warm
• Comfortable shoes are recommended
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
Organized by

Raphael Tours & Events

Product ID: 304093