The Best Westminster Abbey Tour 2023
About Westminster Abbey Tour
Discover the world’s famous Westminster Abbey and learn about the Houses of Parliament and the iconic Big Ben bell on this 4-hour guided tour. Listen to your expert tour guide as he uncovers the secrets hidden behind the construction of these famous symbols of London.
Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey Tour
Meet your tour guide in front of Westminster Abbey and then enter this historical monument to follow in the footsteps of the famous kings and queens.
Take a sightseeing tour around the Houses of Parliament and pass by the Elizabeth Tower, where the world’s famous Big Ben bell chimes every quarter hour. Listen as your guide explains the function of the House of Lords and the role of Members of Parliament who sit in the House of Commons.
Find out how and why the Elizabeth Tower and its great clock were built. For a complete experience, select the option that includes entrance to the Houses of Parliament and get an audio-guided tour inside the building.
The Palace of Westminster is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts an ostentatious façade with golden spires and king’s statues reflected in the River Thames. By going on this tour, you will have an opportunity to learn all about the fascinating history of the building, from its first-built clock tower to the construction of the present Elizabeth Tower.
- Exclusive entrance to Westminster Abbey
- Professional tour guide inside the palace (if option selected)
- Priority entrance to the Houses of Parliament (if option selected)
- Audio guided tour of the Houses of Parliament (if option selected)
- Private tour (if option selected)
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Luggage or large bags
- Spanish, Italian, French, English, Irish, Russian, Chinese, German, Portuguese
Tour meeting points may vary depending on the option booked.
Learn the fascinating history hidden behind the world’s famous Palace of Westminster.
Take an audio-guided tour of the Houses of Parliament and find out all about the work of the UK Parliament.
Get priority entrance to all areas of the palace with a skip-the-line ticket.
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Why should you visit Westminster Abbey?
Westminster Abbey is one of London’s most famous and historically significant landmarks. For over a thousand years, this magnificent building has had a crucial role in the country’s political, religious, and cultural life.
One of the main reasons you should visit Westminster Abbey is to experience its breathtaking architecture and rich history. The abbey is built in a Gothic design, with intricate carvings, soaring arches, and colorful stained glass windows. While visiting this magnificent building, you will also be able to see the famous Coronation Chair, where every British sovereign has been crowned since 1066, as well as the final resting place of many famous historical figures, including Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, and Edward the Confessor.
Whether you’re a history buff, an architecture enthusiast, or simply looking for a unique experience in London, Westminster Abbey is definitely a must-visit site. Trust us, the stunning beauty and rich history of this building will certainly leave a lasting impression on you.
Good to know before you go
- Wheelchair users and their carers can enter the site free of charge.
- Please note that this tour is subject to change at the last minute.
- If you want to visit the Houses of Parliament, select an entrance ticket when booking.
This attraction is included in London Pass!
Get the London Pass, save time and money, and enjoy London to the fullest! This ticket will provide you with exclusive access to over 85 London attractions, including the famous Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. You will also have an opportunity to enjoy a 1-day Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour, and a relaxing River Thames cruise.
Why not save more time & money by buying the London Pass?
- London Pass, which is available for 1 to 10 consecutive days (depending on the option you book)
- Exclusive access to over 85 tourist attractions in London
- 1-day hop-on hop-off bus tour
- Skip the line access to selected attractions
FAQ – Westminster Abbey Tour
How long does it take to tour Westminster Abbey?It takes around 90 minutes to two hours to sightsee the entire Westminster Abbey. If you want to visit the Houses of Parliament as well, it will take you a bit more time, but it is definitely worth it.
Is Westminster Abbey worth visiting?Absolutely! Westminster Abbey has been the site of many significant ceremonies and royal weddings, and there is so much history to discover. You will be able to see the Coronation Chair, where every British sovereign has been crowned since 1066. Also, you will get a chance to see the place where Prince William and Kate Middleton got married and explore the tombs of many famous figures.
What else should I visit while in London?There are many things to do and landmarks to explore while in London. For starters, we recommend taking a City Walking Tour to get a better understanding of the city. You should also visit the most famous landmarks of London such as Buckingham Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.
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Worth your time & money!
From start to finish, this Westminster Abbey tour was very educational and interesting. Our guide Robert was fantastic! The lines in front of the entrance were extremely long, but luckily, this tour included exclusive access, so we entered the site immediately. Highly recommend booking this tour, you won’t regret it!
Perfect tour of Westminster Abbey!
This tour was exactly what we were hoping for! The earpiece audio system worked well, and it was very handy to listen to it and follow the self-guided tour of the Houses of Parliament. We learned so much about the fascinating history of Westminster Abbey we didn’t know about. Definitely a must-visit site while in London!
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- Expert tour guide
- Skip the line access
- Free cancellation
- Reserve now & pay later
- Easy booking process