Guests at The Tower Hotel can tick Tower Bridge and The Tower of London off their must-see lists just by looking out of their windows. With excellent public transport links, including the Thames Clipper ferry nearby, our hotel will be your base from which to explore the entire capital. Here are some of the incredible sights and activities in close proximity to the Tower Hotel.
Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, built between 1886 and 1894. This famous landmark is raised a few times a week. Visitors are permitted inside the bridge towers, which offer stunning views.
The world's largest observation wheel offering spectacular views of the London skyline, a great way to take in the most famous landmarks.
Picturesque docks only minutes from the Tower of London, and right next to the Tower Hotel. A vibrant marina with restaurants, businesses and events such as the Floating Film Festival. Also, home to the fabulous Thames Rockets rib speedboat experience.
The Thames Rib Experience is the ultimate thrill. London by speedboat is 50 minutes of pure adrenaline, mixed with a sense of awe. Our hotels are situated close to the River Thames, making this a great day out for adventure seekers. Strap yourself in and get ready for a speedy journey through time, with a few twists and turns along the way! Board at London Bridge Pier or London Eye Pier.
Discover epic stories of exploration and endeavour at the National Maritime Museum that have shaped our world today. See amazing exhibits about the oceans, ships and the stars. Visit the Cutty Sark, the historic sailing ship, and the Royal Observatory where you can visit the home of Greenwich Mean Time and enjoy a show at London's only Planetarium.
The London Dungeon is a tourist attraction on London's South Bank, which recreates various gory and macabre historical events in a gallows-humour style. They use a mixture of live actors, special effects and exciting rides.
The River Thames, known alternatively in parts as the River Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including London. At 215 miles, it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn.
The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the River Thames. It's home to the Crown Jewels and is where Anne Boleyn was executed (among others).
Visit, explore and meet the traditional Yeoman Warders.
HMS Belfast is a surviving Second World War Royal Navy warship. She is now permanently moored as a museum ship on the River Thames in London and is operated by the Imperial War Museum.
Arena hosting concerts from the world's top stars and elite sporting events for up to 20,000 fans. Visit or climb to the top!
St Paul's Cathedral is a working church and a Grade I listed building. Dedicated to Paul the Apostle the church that can be seen today dates back to the late 17th century which, rebuilt after the Great Fire of London.
London, a city of history AND mystery, is one that you can never really know as well as you think you do. Come and marvel at the largest urban history collection in the world - discover stories from prehistoric to modern times.
If you’ve been itching for a chance to celebrate all things Shakespeare, then the Globe Theatre on the bank of the River Thames is the place to visit for tours and performances.
Love modern art? Then head to the Tate Modern, to explore contemporary and modern art from around the world.