Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London, UK
Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London, UK

Tower Bridge Tours and Tickets

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With its Gothic towers and central bascule flanked by dramatic suspension bridges, Tower Bridge is both a remarkable feat of engineering and one of the most recognizable of London’s landmarks. The famous bridge is a popular subject of London postcards, leading many to mistake it for London Bridge, which is actually the next bridge upstream.

  • Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 2UP

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What are people saying about Tower Bridge

Russell_J, Nov 2023
Fun Experience.
Opening of the gates were fun to see. The palace was very interest. AND the jewels, awesome. Our guide, Don was very knowledgeable. He dropped us all off at the Tower Bridge.
Kathy_T, Sep 2023
Good value
Great cruise, good value for money. Clean and efficient vessel, crew were friendly and welcoming. The young crew member who acted as a guide was entertaining, knowledgeable and made the trip really good fun .
Jacqueline_M, Jul 2023
Great Tour, Knowledgeable Tour Guide, Expert Driver!
I enjoyed this tour immensely. I found the tour guide especially knowledgeable and personable. She gave us interesting information while driving to the destinations as well as when we were at the sites. I found the St. Paul Cathedral portion of particular interest. Lastly, just a word about the bus itself. It was clean, comfortable, and expertly driven by the driver. No small feat in the streets of London!
Kelly_W, Nov 2023
Tour was perfect. Guide...
Tour was perfect. Guide was great. We saw everything we wanted to and the tea at the end was the perfect treat
People Also Ask
Q:Is the Tower Bridge guided tour worth it?
A:Yes, a guided tour of Tower Bridge is worth it. Though you can walk across the bridge on your own, a guided tour puts the inner workings of the iconic monument into context. You see engine rooms, soak up panoramic city views from the towers and walkways, and listen to history and stories you’re unlikely to discover elsewhere.
Q:How long does it take to tour Tower Bridge?
A:It takes around one hour to tour Tower Bridge at a relaxed pace on your own. There’s plenty to take in, so you might even want to allow extra time to soak up the views and take photographs. Guided tours of Tower Bridge generally last around 1.5 hours.
Q:What's the best way to see Tower Bridge?
A:The best way to see Tower Bridge for free is from Potters Field Park or Tower Bridge Quay. You can also get a great view of the bridge from the top of The Shard or from London Bridge, the next bridge along the Thames River. Opt for a helicopter tour for unrivaled views of Tower Bridge and the London skyline.
Q:What is the best time of day to visit Tower Bridge?
A:As one of London's most famous landmarks, Tower Bridge gets really busy. The best time of day to visit Tower Bridge is on a weekday, either early in the morning or later in the afternoon. Booking your admission ticket in advance lets you secure a time slot that suits you.
Q:How much time should I spend at Tower Bridge?
A:Walking from one end of the bridge to the other takes less than 10 minutes—not including photo stops. Exploring Tower Bridge independently takes an hour, while a guided tour takes 1.5 hours. So if you're heading inside the monument, you should budget around 1.5-2 hours there.
Q:Can you see Tower Bridge on a bus tour?
A:Yes, Tower Bridge is a staple of most London bus tours—they typically travel over it and stop at either side of the famous structure. From other central London bridges bus tours tend to drive over—such as Tower Bridge and Westminster Bridge—you can also enjoy great views of Tower Bridge.