About The Tour
Almost 1000 years of history awaits you on this very special tour of the Tower of London. An absolute must on any visit to London, your expert British Tours guide will inspire and excite you with the incredible stories and secrets of this amazing fortress.
Hear how two little Princes disappeared without trace for over 100 years, until their supposed bodies were found in the walls of the White Tower - you can visit the spot today! Listen as your guide regales you with the story of the tragic executions of three Queens of England, including two who were the wives of Henry VIII.
See the spot where Henry VI was murdered whilst at prayer during the Wars of the Roses and hear the legend of the most famous of the Towers residents today - the Ravens and why, when these birds usually mate for life, one was on husband number 3!
See also Henry VIII’s armour, splendid and rather large and a true symbol of his power!
Finally, visit the priceless and un-insurable Crown Jewels including the largest clear cut diamond in the world at 530 carats, the St Edward’s Crown that has crowned our monarchs since the 17th Century, and the Queen’s ‘best hat’ that she wears every year to open Parliament. Marvel at their beauty and hear the wonderful story of how an audacious thief, once attempted to steal the jewels!
This tour is perfect for families too. Our guides tailor tours uniquely to suit you - a fabulous visit for all!