The iconic Tower of London has a varied and often gruesome history. Let me take you on a journey populated by ruthless kings, cunning thieves, headless queens and more. Along the way, we'll learn about some handy torture methods, hear the stories of those executed at the Tower and find out about a grizzly bear called Martin. We'll start at the Monument and make our way onto London Bridge, along the South Bank and back over Tower Bridge. After rounding the Tower, we'll finish up on Tower Hill.
Tower of London, London Bridge, The Shard, London City Hall, London's Tower Bridge
Outside Monument Tube Station. District or Circle Line station.
Places to stop along the way:
Plenty of cafes and restaurants along South Bank, a nice place to sit outside City Hall and countless photo opportunities.
Best time of day:
Any time of day or night. If you would like to combine this with a visit to the Tower of London, it is open between 9AM and 5:30PM Tuesday to Saturday, and 10AM and 5:30PM on Sundays and Mondays.
The areas walked through are very populated. Be sure to keep bags secure and zipped up.
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