62-gun salute to mark the Queen’s Coronation

Address:
, Tower Hill, London 51.508599 -0.076331
Dates & Time:
1 PM
Tickets & Cost:
Free to watch
Tel:
0203 166 6000
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Buses:
15, 42, 78, 100, RV1
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Trains:
Aldgate CRC MET, Tower Gateway DLR, Tower Hill CRC DSC
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The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) will be firing a 62-gun salute from four 25-pounder guns at Tower Wharf (the cobble path between the Tower of London and the river).

This will mark the 64th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation in 1953.

There are quite a few military parades taking place this month -- chief of which is Trooping the Colour. So you might also like to check out our page of parades in London.

 

Admin – “if you can't get there early enough for a spot at the front then it's probably on the Tower Bridge roadway. I don't know if you know that stretch of river by the Tower, but they hold the crowd back by the restaurant on the waterfront (just past the shop). You can watch it from inside the Tower as well, if you get up on the curtain wall. But of course you'll have to pay to get inside.”

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Craig’s review – “A bit of bad weather is good. If you can't visit the Tower of London at night then try and come here when it's wet. And I mean proper wet: getting drenched wet. Rain like grey paint that clears the crowds and shows you what it was like 1,000 years ago when the only visitors were prisoners.There are only three places in London where I genuinely dread the crowds: the… continued”

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