Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula

Updated 2 July. Following government guidance, the Tower of London will be re-opening from 10 July. Please read our visit information


Cancelled until further notice

Access information

Those attending a service in the Chapel should enter the Tower via the Middle Drawbridge. Access to other areas of the Tower requires the purchase of a ticket.

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Sunday services

09:15 - Holy Communion.
11:00 - Matins (sung).
11:00 - Holy Communion (sung), normally on the last Sunday of the month.

Services are every Sunday, except during August and on the Sunday following Christmas and Easter.

Contact the Tower Chaplain

Hours: 09:00 - 17:00, Monday to Friday
Phone: 020 3166 6354

The Chapel is open to ticket holders daily until 17:15 (summer hours). In poor weather, it will be used to carry out Yeoman Warder tours out of the rain. In this case, visitors can access the Chapel as part of one of these tours.

The Chapel may close at short notice for services and events within the chapel, planned closures will be advertised in advance.

Find out more about religious services

Join us and celebrate

The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula is celebrating its 500th year.

Enjoy a historic programme of events, with choral concerts, flower festivals, readings and lectures.