Seen as an iconic symbol of London, England Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge that stretches over the River Thames. Tower Bridge was built over 120 years ago to ease road traffic while maintaining river access to the busy Pool of London docks. The roadways lift up to allow passing boats to pass through the bridge. The bridge has two towers that are very recognisable, The bridge is open to pedestrians and vehicles when ships are not passing through.
Tower Bridge is accessible by the London transport network. By bus, take the 15, 42, 78, 100 or RV1 buses that travel to the bridge. By underground take the ‘District’ or ‘Circle’ line to ‘Tower Hill’ station.
Opening Times and Admission
You can walk over the bridge or pass in a vehicle at anytime when the bridge is down and open for crossing, there is no fee for crossing the bridge. The bridge is open daily 10am-5.30pm to visitors, who for a fee of £9.80 can enter its towers and high walkways. Guided tours are available for an extra cost.