Traveling Tips When Visiting Tower of London

It cannot be denied that the Tower of London attracts millions of tourists each year and it continues to grow in number as more and more people discover the beauty and remarkable history of the tower. If you are planning to travel and visit the famous tourist destination, here are some traveling tips that you should always keep in mind:

Aim for the Best Time to Visit Tower of London

If you wanted to fully appreciate the beauty of the Tower of London, you should make sure that you visit the place early in the morning during weekdays to avoid the sea of crowd. You are lucky enough if you don’t run into a school field trip during the time that you are checking out the place. If you can’t make it in the morning, then consider visiting the place during lunch.

Make the most out of your ticket

Sure enough, the Tower of London isn’t the only place that’s included in your itinerary but you should make the most out of your ticket by spending at least two hours in the establishment. There is so much to discover and learn in Tower of London that two hours isn’t even enough to thoroughly explore the place.

The White Tower at the Tower of London
The White Tower at the Tower of London

Look for discounts on ticket

It cannot be denied that because of the picturesque view and remarkable history that lies upon the Tower of London, the ticket is quite expensive. That’s why you should get the most out of your ticket by thoroughly exploring the area. Do not buy a ticket unless you have searched for online discounts on the internet especially if you are in a group, you will surely save a few dollars or so.

Head straight to Crown of Jewels

Once you arrived, make sure that you head straight to the Crown of Jewels because it’s one of the busiest areas in the Tower. Heading straight to this spot may help you to avoid the crowd if you are visiting early in the morning or during lunch.

Polish crown jewels
Polish crown jewels

Educate yourself about Tower of London

Before you book a flight and include Tower of London into your itinerary, make sure that you educate yourself about the Tower of London so that you can make the most out of your trip and appreciate it more than anyone else. There are lots of things that you shouldn’t miss while you are exploring the area. Most visitors who do not read about Tower of London may find the place extremely boring or it just serves as pretty backgrounds for their photos. Make your trip meaningful and educational. Learn as much as you can before stepping into the Tower of London.

Plan of the Tower of London
Plan of the Tower of London

Keep the aforementioned tips in mind and you will surely enjoy your trip. It’s not just a trip with amazing backgrounds and picturesque view but it also introduces you to the bloody history of London that not everyone else knows about.

Prices and Opening Times

Adult Ticket:From £24.80 per ticket
Child Ticket:From £11.50 per ticket
Concession Ticket:From £19.30 per ticket

Children 5-15 years, under 5 free. All prices exempt of VAT. Family 2 adults and up to 3 children.

Opening Times:

Open all year. Summer: 1 March – 31 October: Tuesday – Saturday 09:00-18:00 / Sunday – Monday 10:00-18:00. Last admission 17:00. Winter: 1 November – 28 February: Tuesday – Saturday 09:00-17:00 / Sunday – Monday 10:00-17:00. Last admission 16:00.

The Tower is closed 24-26 December (inclusive) and 1 January.

This content has been supplied by HM Tower of London.

Tower Hill
City of London

Telephone: 0844 482 7777

Public transport:
Tube: Tower Hill Train: London Bridge or Fenchurch Street