The famous tower tells the story of centuries of British rule (image © Purestock/Thinkstock)
This historic landmark includes the Bloody Tower, Traitors’ Gate and the Jewel House, home of the Crown Jewels. Enjoy free guided tours by ‘Beefeaters’ (Yeoman Warders). Book ahead online to attend the nightly Ceremony of the Keys, which dates back to 1340 (tickets are free). Tue-Sat 9am-5.30pm; Sun-Mon 10am-5.30pm. Adult £27.50; child £13.10.
From 16 Nov: Ice Rink. One of London's most enchanting festive rinks is placed upon the Tower's moat; adult from £15, child £10.50, Mon-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat-Sun 10am-9pm.