Canonbury Tower

Take a guided tour around this Tudor tower that’s been home to some of the most interesting people in British history. Read More


Visit Canonbury Tower, one of the few remaining examples of a large Tudor domestic house in London.

While no longer one of the tallest buildings in London, the tower still offers incredible 360-degree views of the area, including stunning glimpses of the City.

As you explore the building, a guide takes you through the dwelling’s illustrious history, stretching back around 500 years.

With notable residents including Thomas Cromwell, writer Oliver Goldsmith and artist Francis Bacon, there’s no shortage of fascinating stories to hear.

Opening Times

Opening Times:

Tours can be arranged by contacting the Clerkenwell and Islington Guides Association.

Venue Details & Map

Canonbury Tower

Canonbury Place
N1 2NQ
+44 (0)20 7359 6888
Public transport:
Tube/Rail: Highbury & Islington

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