Tower of London Opening Ceremony with Early Access, Crown Jewels, Boat Ride & Westminster Small-Group Walking Tour

★★★★★
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Trip Highlights

  • Early access to the Tower of London for the Beefeater-led Opening Ceremony

  • Discover the Crown Jewels before the crowds arrive.

  • Boat ride down the Thames passing St Pauls and South Bank

  • Walking tour of Westminster with an expert guide to see from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace.

Description

You’re invited to the opening ceremony at the Tower of London, to be first in to explore the Crown Jewels, to join us on an adventure from the old City to the regal city of Westminster. Welcome to the Ultimate Royal London experience.

Why join the queue when you can be first into the Tower of London to enjoy the opening ceremony led by a Beefeater and see the Crown Jewels without the crowds?

We’re about to read you the story of London, a tale of two cities where you’ll be exploring from crowns to confessions.

After benefiting from early access and a special ceremony with the Beefeaters, you’ll explore the Tower that has been keeping a watchful eye over the city and the river Thames since its founding in the 11th-century.

Meeting Place
Meeting Place

The meeting point for this tour is at the Welcome Centre of the Tower of London (postcode EC3N 4AB), on the lower part of the slope leading to the main entrance of the Tower of London. If you are traveling by taxi, tell the driver to drop you off on Petty Wales as the Welcome Centre where you will meet the guide is on a pedestrianised street The nearest underground station is Tower Hill.

Tour info

Duration
3 hours 30 minutes
Group Size
Up to 15
Price starts at
99 GBP
Languages
English
Meeting Point

Tower Place West, 5 Great Tower St, London EC3R 5BT, UK London

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Dropoff location

Buckingham Palace

Why take this tour?

Meet your expert English-speaking guide who will give you the lowdowns and highlights of this historic fortress before you go inside to enjoy the Opening Ceremony and discover it on your own.

Rejoin your guide for a relaxing cruise of the River Thames, alighting in the royal city of Westminster to take a walking tour of the iconic landmarks that dot these streets like jewels - Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace. You’ll even have time to get snaps with the snazzily dressed mounted cavalry- all paired with the incredible stories, anecdotes and historical gems shared by your expert guide. 

Come saunter with us for this well-paced crash course into London’s royal history that you’ll never forget.

Included

  • Early access and entrance to the Tower of London, with Opening Ceremony and Crown Jewels.

  • Boat cruise

  • A guided walking tour of Westminster

Excluded

  • Gratuities

  • Guided tour inside the Tower of London

  • Food & drink

Things to know

Meeting Place

The meeting point for this tour is at the Welcome Centre of the Tower of London (postcode EC3N 4AB), on the lower part of the slope leading to the main entrance of the Tower of London. If you are traveling by taxi, tell the driver to drop you off on Petty Wales as the Welcome Centre where you wil...

The meeting point for this tour is at the Welcome Centre of the Tower of London (postcode EC3N 4AB), on the lower part of the slope leading to the main entrance of the Tower of London. If you are traveling by taxi, tell the driver to drop you off on Petty Wales as the Welcome Centre where you will meet the guide is on a pedestrianised street The nearest underground station is Tower Hill.

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to the tour.

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to the tour.

The Important Stuff

  • Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher​.
  • The experience is fully guided apart from inside the Tower of London which you will enjoy on your own after a full introduction by your guide.
  • Though the ground is mostly flat, we cover quite a lot of ...
  • Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher​.
  • The experience is fully guided apart from inside the Tower of London which you will enjoy on your own after a full introduction by your guide.
  • Though the ground is mostly flat, we cover quite a lot of it and there are cobblestones so please wear comfortable shoes and always carry water.
  • There is no photography allowed inside Jewel House.
  • There is no large luggage allowed into the Tower of London.

Customer Reviews

tripadvisor reviews

This was the best tour we did during our trip London. Our guide Nathan had so much knowledge of all the areas we visit and we could listed to him for hours. Really good value, could not recommend highly enough!

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