Half term activities
Discover the wild exploits of Frank McClean and others who have flown through Tower Bridge, and have a go at making your own paper aeroplane to recreate the stunt.
Tower Bridge has a dedicated space exclusively for families to have fun and get crafty this half term, on the East Walkway.
Family activities are drop-in throughout the day and included within the price of admission, so all you have to do is pre-book your tickets for half term.
The half-term activities are suitable for all ages but particularly appropriate for those aged 6 to 10.
Activities have been designed to be Covid-19 secure with disposable resources as well as increased cleaning and social distancing measures in place.
As part of your trip, download the Family Trail App for free and begin exploring Tower Bridge like never before. Transform your mobile device into a working wrench and tighten the bolts of a shaky engine; shovel coal into the boiler to power the bridge, and much more! For younger visitors and families who want want to enjoy a day of family fun, exploration and imaginative learning without smartphones, Tower Bridge offers a Family Trail booklet available on arrival, full of fun and engaging activities to help you explore during your visit.
About Tower Bridge
Since 1982, visitors have been able to see inside Tower Bridge and discover the history of the Bridge and why it came to be. You can experience the exciting glass floor 42m above the Thames below, and spectacular panoramic views from the high-level walkways, as well as the Victorian Engine Rooms which house the steam engines that once powered the bridge lifts.
Further information and to book
- Address: Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 2UP
- Dates: 24 -31 October inclusive
- Time: 10am – 4pm
- Pricing: £5.30 child ticket (aged 5-15), £10.60 adult ticket (16+). It’s just £1 entry for residents of Tower Hamlets, Southwark and the City of London. This scheme provides entry to Tower Bridge for £1 for residents in the Bridge’s home boroughs – with visitors simply needing to provide proof of ID and address upon arrival.
- Book tickets: https://www.towerbridge.org.uk/