Tower of London private tour with a Beefeater

1 Tower Hill Terrace, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4EE, UK
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Book your Tower of London private tour with a Beefeater to get early access to the Jewel House and discover one of the country's most iconic landmarks. Read More

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Brief Info

Tour Duration
1h 15min
Languages
en

Provided by

City Wonders

Description

Experience the infamous Tower of London on this exciting tour with exclusive access to one of the sites’ famous Beefeater guards. Used as both a Palace and a prison, this landmark is most well-known as the home of the Crown Jewels and execution site of three Queens of England.Your personalised experience begins in front of the main entrance to the Tower of London where you will meet a City Wonders representative for an inspiring introduction to the history of this attraction. You will then be led in to meet one of the Tower’s Yeoman Warders, more commonly known as Beefeaters. Dedicated only to your small group, this Beefeater will explain the story and traditions of this elite guard and will be available to take pictures and answer questions.After the tour, you are free to stay in the Tower to explore its’ vast history. Visit the Tower Green to see the spot where Tudor King, Henry the VIII, beheaded Lady Jane Grey and two of his wives: Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard”.You can also explore the famous White Tower, a medieval keep, where the ‘Princes in the Tower’ were held and allegedly murdered by their Uncle Richard III so he could usurp the English throne.Because our tour begins early in the morning, you will have the opportunity to be among the first visitors to the Jewel House to see the spectacular Crown Jewels, which have been held here for the last 600 years. These are the official regalia and vestments used by the Sovereign of the United Kingdom during coronation ceremonies and other noble appearances. This priceless collection includes magnificent orbs, swords, rings, crowns and sceptres.

Important Information

Inclusions

Entrance tickets to the Tower of London. Tour of the Tower of London with a Beefeater

Exclusions

Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Highlights

Explore the Tower of London with a private tour from a Beefeater guard. Beat the crowds as you check out the Crown Jewels first thing. Enjoy unlimited free time to discover the Tower of London at leisure

Terms and conditions

Cancellation policy

You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date

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