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Our most recommended Tower of London Educational Activities

  • London: Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

    1. London: Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

    Find the prime vantage points that most people miss and see this time-honored tradition from outside Buckingham Palace. Follow your guide on a dynamic journey that will take you through each stage of the entire Changing of the Guard ceremony from beginning to end. Navigate the crowds easily and quickly. Let your guide take you to the best spots with unobstructed views for taking photos of the palace, gardens, and parade grounds. Marvel at the precision with which the Queen’s Foot Guards march to Buckingham Palace, clad in their iconic red tunics and bearskin hats. Admire the gleaming coats of the Household Cavalry’s horses as they emerge at Horse Guard’s Parade. As you watch, hear about the history of this fascinating ceremony and gain invaluable insight into every detail of this British spectacle.

  • London: Westminster Walking Tour & The Tower of London Entry

    2. London: Westminster Walking Tour & The Tower of London Entry

    Start with a walking tour of the Westminster area, where your tour guide will escort you to 20 different historical and cultural sights. Head through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, admiring the well-manicured trees and flowers along the way. At the palace, watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard Ceremony. Afterward, see 17 other iconic London sights such as Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Then, step into the Tower of London, where there is an abundance of history, stories, and ghosts to be found. Marvel at the Crown Jewels and other fascinating historical artifacts including the suits of armor worn by the Kings of England. See the cells where prisoners were once kept. Journey back in time and take an exciting trip into England's past.

  • London: City Highlights Bike Tour

    3. London: City Highlights Bike Tour

    Visit London’s must-see sights and attractions by bicycle as well as off-the-beaten-track hot spots that tour buses can’t reach. You’ll hear quirky tales about London’s amazing and sometimes bizarre history on this unique bicycle excursion. You’ll cycle at a comfortable pace along riverside pathways, dedicated bike lanes, and park routes. Possible tour stops include London’s major highlights, including the London Eye, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace. Other places of interest that you may see include Admiralty Arch, Trafalgar Square, Chinatown, Covent Garden, and St. Paul's Cathedral. Listen to amusing anecdotes about London from your knowledgeable guide, and make stops during the day.

  • London: Top 30 Sights Walking Tour and Tower of London Entry

    4. London: Top 30 Sights Walking Tour and Tower of London Entry

    Start with a walking tour of the history, culture, and legends of one of Europe’s best-loved cities. Head through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, where on selected days you can watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard ceremony. Head to Westminster, and see Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Go to the London Bridge area to see Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, HMS Belfast, and Tower Bridge. Then, step into the Tower of London, where there is an abundance of history, stories and ghosts to be found. Enter at your peril! See 30 sights in 1 day, including: • Buckingham Palace • Trafalgar Square • Big Ben • Downing Street • Westminster Abbey • Whitehall • Houses of Parliament • London Eye • Shakespeare’s Globe Theater • London Bridge • Southwark Cathedral • The Shard (tallest skyscraper in the EU) • HMS Belfast (Second World War Battleship) • Square Mi...

    Friendly and personable guide who kept things moving at a perfect pace- not hurried or slow. Tour covers the “must see” sights from the outside, plus in our case tickets inside Tower of London.

  • London: Top 30 Sights Walking Tour and London Eye Ride

    5. London: Top 30 Sights Walking Tour and London Eye Ride

    Start with a walking tour of the history, culture, and legends of one of Europe’s best-loved cities. Head through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, on selected days you can watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard ceremony. Head to Westminster, and see Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Go to the London Bridge area to see Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London. Then, hop onto the London Eye and see London from the clouds. The view of London from this globally recognized icon is world renowned.  See 30 sights in 1 day, including: • Buckingham Palace • Trafalgar Square • Big Ben • Downing Street • Westminster Abbey • Whitehall • Houses of Parliament • London Eye • Shakespeare’s Globe Theater • London Bridge • Southwark Cathedral • The Shard (tallest skyscraper in the EU) • HMS Belfast (Second World War Bat...

    Our tour guide what great at telling us the history of London. Loved very single part of it. Just wished it was hot and sunny outside.. it was a cold day but so worth it :)

  • London: Top 30 Sights Walking Tour and London Dungeon Entry

    6. London: Top 30 Sights Walking Tour and London Dungeon Entry

    Start with a walking tour of the history, culture, and legends of one of Europe’s best-loved cities. Head through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, on selected days you can watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard ceremony. Head to Westminster, and see Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Go to the London Bridge area to see Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London. Then, head into the London Dungeon and be prepared to be scared!  Explore a uniquely thrilling attraction that will whisk you way back to the capital's most perilous past. See, hear, feel and smell the chillingly amusing characters of the bad old days as they come to life before you.  See 30 sights in 1 day, including: • Buckingham Palace • Trafalgar Square • Big Ben • Downing Street • Westminster Abbey • Whitehall • Houses of Parliament • London ...

  • London: Top 30 Sights Walking Tour and St Pauls Cathedral

    7. London: Top 30 Sights Walking Tour and St Pauls Cathedral

    Start with a walking tour of the history, culture, and legends of one of Europe’s best-loved cities. Head through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, on selected days you can watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard ceremony. Head to Westminster, and see Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Go to the London Bridge area to see Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London. After your walking tour, head over to St Paul's Cathedral, one of the oldest cathedral sites on the planet, and explore this relic. See 30 sights in 1 day, including: • Buckingham Palace • Trafalgar Square • Big Ben • Downing Street • Westminster Abbey • Whitehall • Houses of Parliament • London Eye • Shakespeare’s Globe Theater • London Bridge • Southwark Cathedral • The Shard (tallest skyscraper in the EU) • HMS Belfast (Second World War Battles...

    Chris was an amazing guide, and we enjoyed our walking tour. He was energetic and informative, and I learned a lot in 5 hours. Thanks!

  • City of London: Walking Tour

    8. City of London: Walking Tour

    Be transported back to the origins of London on a walking tour of the Old City and discover the original square mile that was founded by the Romans. Known to Londoners as "The City," it has seen some of the most important events in British history and is home to some of London’s oldest buildings. See sights such as Sir Christopher Wren’s iconic St. Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare's Globe Theater, The Tower of London, and Mansion House, depending on the option chosen. Wander the maze of small streets, church courtyards, and river walkways that make up the old town, and hear about a history that stretches back almost 2,000 years. Look out for modern landmarks such as the pedestrian Millenium Bridge, London Stock Exchange, and the Tate Modern Art Gallery - famously found in a renovated power station. Listen to stories of how London survived the Blitz and how the financial district became so...

  • London: Top 20 Sights Walking Tour and Clink Prison Entry

    9. London: Top 20 Sights Walking Tour and Clink Prison Entry

    Start with a walking tour of the history, culture, and legends of one of Europe’s best-loved cities. Head through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, on selected days you can watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard ceremony. Head to Westminster, and see Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Go to the London Bridge area to see Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London. Then, go down into the depths of the Clink, the UK's oldest prison, to learn about the raucous, unruly and wicked inhabitants, ranging from debtors, harlots, heretics, drunkards and even religious adversaries. Hear horrible histories and terrible tales of crimes and famed prisoners, see archaeological artifacts and handle old-style torture devices that would have been used to torment and punish prisoners. See 20 sights in 1 day, including: • Bucki...

  • London: Walk the City With a Certified Guide in German

    10. London: Walk the City With a Certified Guide in German

    After meeting your qualified guide at St Paul's Cathedral, you will begin to take a closer look at the city of London's "Square Mile". From your point of meeting, you will advance to find out where the London Stock Exchange is. From here you will venture onward to discover the best views of the dome of St Paul's Cathedral. Next you will learn all about what the guilds are, and why they are still so important. You will then progress onward to find out who is in charge at the Bank of England, and discover where they store some of Germany/Austria’s gold reserves. You can listen to interesting details about the history of London, including the many institutions that have shaped it. Within the 3 hours of your tour, you will have seen the most memorable sights in London. You will be guided by your certified city of London guide, undergoing an enjoyable walk through London's financial distric...

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What people are saying about Tower of London

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 14 reviews

Friendly and personable guide who kept things moving at a perfect pace- not hurried or slow. Tour covers the “must see” sights from the outside, plus in our case tickets inside Tower of London.

Our tour guide what great at telling us the history of London. Loved very single part of it. Just wished it was hot and sunny outside.. it was a cold day but so worth it :)

I loved it, as a suggestion says you buy an oyster card but do not use it luckily do not buy it, I really liked the attitude of our guide.

Chris was an amazing guide, and we enjoyed our walking tour. He was energetic and informative, and I learned a lot in 5 hours. Thanks!

Our guide Henry was really great, full of humor and anecdotes. Team very attentive to make your stay unforgettable. A big thank-you