Tower of London

The home of the finest Crown Jewels in the world. Come and see the Imperial State Crown and the St Edward’s Crown. See for yourself the two largest uncut diamonds in the world.

Learn about the legend of the ravens and the history of the Yeoman Warders, often called ‘Beefeaters.’

You can visit the site of execution of 3 queens of England and listen to the fascinating stories of prisoners, princes and others held in this state prison.

It is a vast fortress which will take a few hours to visit. It is a delight for children with ramparts to climb onto and wonderful views over the river Thames.

The fine collection of armour belonging to Henry VIII, our Tudor king in the 16th century and to other royals in the 17th and 18th centuries makes a visit to the White Tower a must.