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Tower of London, including Tower Green and St Peter ad Vincula


The Tower of London is a World Heritage Centre. Within the site are a number of landscaped areas, the outer moat area of the Tower is publicly inaccessible while the inner area is accessible to visitors to the Tower. This includes Tower Green, which is situated in front of the Governor's residence, bounded on two sides by C18th and C19th dwellings and by the church of St Peter ad Vincula to the north.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening times for The Tower: Tues-Sat: 9am-5.30pm; Sun-Mon: 10am-5.30pm (last admission 5pm)


Tube: Tower Hill (District, Circle). DLR: Tower Gateway. Bus: 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1. Riverboat: Tower Pier (Thames Clippers)


Historic Royal Palaces Agency

Features & Designations


  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: The Tower
  • World Heritage Site

  • Reference: Tower of London
Key Information


Designed Urban Space


Ornamental Garden

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces



Open to the public