Complete Tower of London Tour: Opening Ceremony, Early Access Crown Jewels & River Cruise

32 reviews

2.75 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?


  • VIP early entry to the Tower of London’s Jewel House to see the Crown Jewels without the usual crowds
  • Be among a small group to witness the Opening Ceremony, one of the oldest military ceremonies in the world
  • A professionally guided tour of the Tower of London, including visits to the White Tower, Bloody Tower, Torture Chamber, execution site, and a walk along the Tower Walls
  • Enjoy a sightseeing river cruise with a City Cruises flexible one-way ticket
  • Sites Visited
  • Tower of London
  • Jewel House (First Entrance)
  • Old Execution sight on Tower Green
  • Bloody Tower
  • Torture Chamber
  • Castle Walls
  • White Tower
  • Opening Ceremony
  • London from the water (City Cruises Thames Cruise)
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • First entrance ticket for Tower of London
  • First entrance ticket for Jewel House
  • Flexible one-way London river cruise pass

Take an exclusive, early visit to Britain's most famous castle

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Verified Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.7 /5
based on 32 reviews
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Latest reviews
I didn't realize this would include VIP access to the Tower of London - we were front and center in a small group of people watching the opening of the Tower. Ben was very entertaining and informative. We highly recommend this tour!
Lisa · Mar 26, 2023 · Female · 45 to 54 years
Ben was a wonderful guide. We learned a lot and really enjoyed the experience. Thank you.
Kirsten · Nov 19, 2022 · United States · Female · 45 to 54 years
We toured the Tower of London with two of our young teenage children and the experience could not have been better. Ben was such a great host! He was truly knowledgeable, engaging, and warm. We have used Walks several times in Rome, NYC, Paris, and now London. We have always had excellent guides and a great experience!
Paige · Nov 05, 2022 · United States · Female · 35 to 44 years
We took the early entry Tower of London and crown jewels tour. I would highly recommend the first entry! It saved us hours of waiting in line. Our tour guide, Vivian, was lovely. She was so knowledgeable, enthusiatic, and clearly a true, proud Brit.
Oliver · Oct 30, 2022 · United States
It was amazing to see the opening key ceremony and be among the first of the day to visit the crown jewels. The guide was excellent and very informative.
Kelly · Sep 25, 2022 · Canada · Female · 55 to 64 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point
5BT, Tower Place West, 50 Lower Thames Street. Meet outside the Tower of London Shop. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign.        

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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