Guided tour of Westminster Abbey
Attractions & guided tours

Guided tour of Westminster Abbey

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the beautiful Westminster Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987
  • Learn all the secrets of the Abbey from a professional guide
  • Discover the corners of this famous building
What to expect

Don't miss out on visiting the Westminster Abbey, one of London's famous landmarks and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987. Marvel at the architectural designs, learn all the secrets of the Abbey from a professional expert guide and discover the corners of this famous building.

Its construction dates back to 1045 when King Edward the Confessor ordered its construction. What you'll see today, dates from 1245 to 1517 when the original Romanesque style was replaced by the Gothic, after the remodeling was ordered by Henry III.

Begin your visit by meeting your expert guide at the Westminster Abbey entrance. Your guide will take you through the corners of this famous building, a traditional site for the wreaths and burials of the English monarchs and, later, the British monarchs.

Since the coronation of William the Conqueror in 1066, all English monarchs have been crowned at the Abbey, with the exception of Joan I and Edward V.

You will see the numerous tombs of various members of the royal family, aristocrats and illustrious personalities such as scientists and poets, including the tombs of Charles Dickens, Geoffrey Chaucer and Rudyard Kipling.

In recent years, the Abbey has hosted Princess Diana’s funeral and Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding. Many historical events have taken place at the Abbey so don't miss the chance to revisit them.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • What's included
    • Entrance to Westminster Abbey
    • Professional guide
    What's not included
    • Optional tips
    Reduced price
    • Infants (age 0-2): free admission
    • Children (age 3-11)
    Where

    Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3JS, United Kingdom

    Meeting point:

    Please meet your guide at the Westminster Abbey shop.

    What to remember
    • Infants get free admission but require a ticket, please select your free ticket at check-out
    • Please dress appropriately, wear sensible shoes and remove hats whilst visiting Westminster Abbey as it is a place of worship
    • Personal photography is permitted in the Westminster Abbey church (some areas are forbidden) but please do not use flash photography, tripods or take pictures during services
    • Large items, such as suitcases or large backpacks are not allowed inside Westminster Abbey and there are no storage facilities and any bags with wheels are not allowed inside the Abbey as they can damage the floor
    • Security checks will take place before entry to the Abbey, your bag will be searched before you go in
    • Some areas of the Abbey are inaccessible to wheelchairs and visitors with reduced mobility
    • Assistance dogs are welcome in the Westminster Abbey
    • The Abbey is equipped with a hearing loop system
    • There are no minimum or maximum capacities for this tour
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    AMIGO TOURS LTD
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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