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Tower Bridge | Bascule bridge offering panoramic views

Tower Bridge, an iconic symbol of London, stands proudly over the River Thames. Its distinctive twin towers and unique drawbridge design make it a must-visit landmark, blending history and engineering marvel.

Things to know before booking Tower Bridge tickets

  • Purchasing tickets online can save you time and secure your spot, especially during peak seasons.
  • Tower Bridge offers guided tours that provide in-depth insights into its history and architecture. Check the schedule and availability in advance.
  • While there are no specific age restrictions, some areas may not be suitable for very young children. Ensure the visit is age-appropriate for your family. Additionally, children must be at least 1.2 meters tall to access the high-level walkways.
  • Tower Bridge is wheelchair-accessible, but not all areas may be easily reached. Elevators and accessible facilities are available, and carers can enter for free when accompanying a disabled visitor.
  • To witness the iconic bridge lift, check the schedule in advance. Tickets do not guarantee a bridge lift view, so plan your visit accordingly if this is a priority.
  • Consider combo tickets that include access to nearby attractions, such as the Tower of London or the Shard, to make the most of your experience.

Why visit Tower Bridge in London

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Which Tower Bridge ticket is best for you?

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If you are short on time

Go for: Admission tickets
Duration: Flexible

  • The standard entry tickets will get you access to the Tower Bridge in London.
  • Learn about the history of the bridge as you walk along the high-level glass walkway.
  • Experience some of the most spectacular views of London, including iconic attractions such as the Docklands, the Tower of London, St Paul’s, Big Ben, and the London Eye from a new vantage point.
  • Get access to the Tower Bridge Exhibition and the Victorian Engine Rooms.

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Tower Bridge and Engine Room Entry Tickets

Tower Bridge Combo Tickets

If you want to explore beyond

Go for: Combo tickets
Duration: Flexible

  • Book a combo ticket and pair your Tower Bridge experience with a trip to the Tower of London, the London Eye, or a guided walking tour of Westminster.
  • Skip the hassle of buying individual tickets for each attraction with a London Explorer Pass. You can get access to 4 attractions with just a single Explorer Pass and access to cruises and hop-on hop-off tours.

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Validity: These tickets are valid for the date and time selected during the checkout.

Cancellation policy: The standard entry tickets to London Tower Bridge and the Westminster guided walking tour cannot be canceled, amended, or refunded. However, combo tickets can be canceled 48 hours before and you will get a full refund. The city pass tickets can be canceled up to 90 days before the experience begins with a full refund.

Tower Bridge London highlights

Tower Bridge Ticket Highlights

North Tower

Your Tower Bridge visit begins at the North Tower. Learn about the history of the bridge. Here you will find interactive displays that show why and how the tower was built. You also learn about the architects, technicians, and others who built the bridge.

Tower Bridge London Walkway

Glass Walkway

The glass floor in the high-level walkway is one of the key highlights. From here, you can enjoy incredible panoramic views of London. Spot iconic attractions such as the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, London Eye, City Hall, The Shard, Wembley, and London from 42m above the River Thames.

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South Tower

View video footage of the Bridge lifting and original designs of the Tower Bridge. As you walk down the South Tower you will learn about the people who have kept the tower running since 1894. Amongst the pictures and plaques, you will also find the original tools and materials used to build the tower.

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Blue Line

Once you exit the South Tower, you will find a blue line that leads up to the Engine Room. Don't simply follow the line. Take a moment to observe the names that have been featured here. The line commemorates the men and the women who helped construct and maintain this iconic bridge.

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Tower Bridge lifts

Tower Bridge lifts around 800 times a year and a visit to Tower Bridge is incomplete without seeing it lift. From cargo vessels to pleasure cruises and royal yachts, a wide range of vehicles passes from under the bridge. If you are visiting the Tower Bridge, plan your visit so that you can watch how the bridge lifts to allow ships to pass through.

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Plan your visit to Tower Bridge

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Tower Bridge London Car Park

If you choose to drive down, limited on-street parking is available around the Bridge. Alternatively, there are several car parks nearby that you can rely on:

  • Tower Hill Coach and Car Park, situated at 50 Lower Thames Street, next to the Tower of London.
  • Located just a 3-minute drive away is the Circle Car Park on Queen Elizabeth Street. 
  • Minories, on Mansell Street, is only a 7-minute walk from Tower Bridge.
  • London Snowfields, an NCP car park, is located on Kipling Street, near London Bridge.
London Tower Bridge Facilities
  • Gift shops: Whether you are looking for memorabilia or souvenirs to gift your loved ones, the on-site gift shop at Tower Bridge has it all.
  • Lift: There are two lifts, one in the North Tower of the Bridge and the other in the South Tower, that lead up to the walkways. There’s also an external lift that leads to the Engine Room entrance.
  • Wi-Fi: Visitors get free Wi-Fi on the high-level walkways.
  • Restrooms: Toilets, which are accessibility-friendly, are located within the South Tower. There are also two toilets in the Engine Rooms.
  • Baby changing rooms: You can find baby changing rooms in the South Tower and the Engine Rooms.
  • Wheelchairs: You can find wheelchairs at the Ticket Office and Engine Rooms entrances.
  • Braille booklets: You can download them online or borrow one from the Ticket Office and Engine Room entrances.
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  • The Tower Bridge tends to be crowded and busy, especially during the peak tourist seasons. Visitors should buy their Tower Bridge tickets online and in advance to ensure that you don't miss out on the experience.
  • Plan your visit in a way that you arrive at the attraction during the slot mentioned on the ticket.
  • Visitors must wear comfortable footwear as there is tons of walking to be done to explore every highlight of the Tower Bridge exhibition.
  • The queue to enter Tower Bridge is outside so do check the weather and dress accordingly.
  • Dogs are allowed inside the Tower Bridge provided they're on a leash. The number of dogs permitted might be restricted during busy hours, so plan your trip with your animal friend accordingly. Guide dogs are always allowed to enter.
  • The lower walkway of the Tower Bridge is raised or lifted about 800 times each year. Check the website to find out when and at what time the bridge will be lifted and experience the magic through the glass floors of the high-level walkways.
  • Tower Bridge doesn't have a cloakroom, and they only allow bags with a size 40cm x 20cm x 25cm inside the Tower Bridge. The bag will be searched at entry.
Restaurants near Tower Bridge London

There is no café or restaurant at Tower Bridge. But there are plenty of choices available nearby, especially the south side of the Bridge.

  • The Ivy Tower Bridge: A 3-minute walk from Tower Bridge, this British brasserie serves modern British and international Ivy-inspired classics.
  • Gaucho: Enjoy lovely views of Tower Bridge and Tower of London while you enjoy Argentinean food and wine.
  • The Real Greek: A 2-minute walk from Tower Bridge, the restaurant offers a selection of Greek dishes. They also have vegan options.
  • The Coal Shed: Enjoy steak, fish, sharing platters & Sunday roasts cooked over hot coals. Diners can watch the chefs at work in the open kitchen or enjoy the view of the Tower Bridge
Stay near Tower Bridge in London

Budget hotels: Premier Inn, New Road Hotel

Mid-range hotels: The Corner London City, The Z Hotel Piccadilly, Ibis Styles London Southwark, The Belgrave

Luxury hotels: The London EDITION, Vintry & Mercer, Great Scotland Yard Hotel, ME London, Sofitel London St James

Nearby Tower Bridge in London

Frequently Asked Questions about Tower Bridge tickets

What is the starting price of tickets for Tower Bridge in London?

Tower Bridge ticket prices start at £13.40.

What do the admission tickets include?

Tickets to Tower Bridge include entry to the attraction along with access to the glass high-level walkway and the Victorian engine rooms.

What are the opening hours?

Tower Bridge is open between 9:30am to 6pm. The last entry is at 5pm.

What is the best way to get to the Tower Bridge?

You can get to Tower Bridge via train, tube, bus, or even riverboats. The tram may be the quickest way to reach the Bridge but walk up to the attraction so you can enjoy the view as you get to the Tower Bridge.

Are audio guides available for visitors?

Tower Bridge does not provide audio guides, However, visitors can download audio guides of the Tower Bridge via several apps. 

What is the best time to visit?

To avoid crowds, plan your visit to Tower Bridge during early mornings or late afternoons.

Are dogs allowed inside?

Yes, Tower Bridge is dog-friendly, as long as they are kept on their leash and supervised at all times. However, they may be denied entry if there are large crowds, especially during peak times. Guide dogs are allowed at all times.

Is Tower Bridge fully accessible?

Yes, Tower Bridge is fully accessible. They have lifts and toilets that are accessibility-friendly. You can also borrow a braille booklet at the attraction.