Twilight Tour, at the Tower of London

Address:
Tower of London, Tower Hill, London 51.508599 -0.076331
Dates & Time:
to (Sundays only, except 11th, 18th, 25th and 31st Dec)
7 PM to 8.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£27.50 per person. Children must be over 12-years old
See hrp.org.uk to buy tickets online
Note: The tour takes place on uneven cobbles and up spiral staircases, and will not include the Crown Jewels or the interiors of any of the main towers
Telephone:
The contact number for Tower of London is +44 (0) 203 166 6000
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Buses:
The following bus routes go near Tower of London: 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1
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Trains:
The best London underground train stations to visit Tower of London are Aldgate Tower Gateway Tower Hill
Note: The actual closest train station to Tower of London is Tower Hill
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Read The London Craig blog> Read Craig’s review  I’ve tried this event myself. Check out my London blog for a full review, with photos.  Feel free to ask me a question about this event

The Tower of London Twilight Tour will allow you to experience the 1,000-year-old fortress after dark, once all the visitors have been kicked out and gone home.

You will be guided round the Tower by one of the world-famous Yeoman Warders, and see famous sights like the Bloody Tower, Traitors' Gate and Tower Green, where Henry VIII chopped the heads off his traitors.

Along the way you will hear plenty of spine-chilling tales about the residents, the prisoners... and the ghosts. Some of Britain's most famous kings, queens and criminals resided in these rooms... and not all of them left!

Craig has been on this tour himself, and definitely recommends it. But he hopes you have better luck with the weather, because it was chucking it down with rain when he went. You can read his review on his blog. As good as the tour was, it does leave out a couple of things that are well worth seeing. You don't go inside the White Tower, for example, and you con't see the Crown Jewels either. Craig has seen the whole lot though, and you can read about his day visit here.

There is one more thing that you can do in the Tower at night, and it is probably the best thing of all. It's called the Ceremony of the Keys, and you can read Craig's review of that as well.

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