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The Tower of London: Explore its often gruesome history on a walking audio tour


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Explore the history of the Tower of London before you go into the Tower! Some of the city's most fascinating and bloody histories occurred outside and around the Tower. Learn about the origins of Londons first bridge across the Thames and how you are not quite walking in its footsteps. Find out where the guns of HMS Belfast are actually pointed and as you walk across Londons iconic Tower Bridge you will find out the death-defying history of transport minding the gap.

The tour is created and voiced by J P Holdstock an English author of murder mystery historical fiction books. His passion for the medieval history of London and its people is evident in his tour. Get ready to journey back in time as he tells the sometimes gruesome stories from the 12th and 13th centuries.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: The Monument to the Great Fire of London, Monument St., London EC3R 8AH England

The tour starts here at The Monument which is a Doric column adorned by flames that commemorates the great fire of London and the subsequent rebuilding of the city.

Pass By: London Bridge, London SE1 9DD England

The tour takes you over London Bridge where you learn a bit about it and it's predecessor's history.

Pass By: The Shard 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG England

From London Bridge you will have a fantastic view of The Shard. It's got 95 floors and was started in 2009 and opened to the public in 2013. It's also been known as the Shard of Glass and London Bridge Tower.

Pass By: South Bank, Lambeth Bridge to Blackfriars Bridge south to St George's Circus, London SE1 England

The tour goes along the South Bank of the River Thames.

Pass By: HMS Belfast, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2JH England

You'll have a great view of the HMS Belfast and will learn a bit about the ship during this tour.

Pass By: City Hall 110 The Queens Walk, London SE1 2AA England

You'll pass London's City Hall on the tour. It was completed in 2002 and is essentially the Mayor of London's office.

Pass By: Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 2UP England

The tour takes you over Tower Bridge where you will learn a bit more about what used to go on at the bridge.

Pass By: Tower of London, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB England

A large part of the tour takes place at the Tower of London where you'll hear about its fascinating history.

Pass By: Trinity Square Gardens, Tower Hill Station 38 Trinity Square, London EC3N 4DJ England

The tour takes you through the garden

Pass By: Tower Hill, London, UK

You'll pass by Tower Hill and discover some fascinating facts about the executions that took place there

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap app for Andoird and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food and drink
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route

Departure Point
Monument to the Great Fire of London, Fish St Hill, London EC3R 8AH, UK

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/1/2021 - 6/29/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

40 to 120 minutes

Return Details
Tower Bridge Road, Tower Bridge Rd, London E1W 1LE, UK

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the VoiceMap in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.