Westminster Abbey

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Highlights

  • Iconic Gothic Architecture
  • See the Coronation Chair, Poets' Corner and the Stunning Lady Chapel
  • The Final Resting Place of 17 Monarchs
  • Includes a Multilingual Audio Guide

Schedule

Westminster Abbey is a fully working church and subject to closures at short notice, so please check opening times on the Westminster Abbey Website prior to visiting.


Description

An absolutely essential part of any visit to London, Westminster Abbey is one of the city's most iconic buildings. Steeped in over a thousand years of history, Benedictine monks first started worshipping at this site in the middle of the tenth century and the current building has been there for over 700 years. you will also have the use of an audio guide to ensure that you don't miss out on any of the history.

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Glorious Architecture

This magnificent gothic construct is a sight to behold and the incredible stained glass is some of the most impressive in the UK.

Coronation Chair

Created for King Edward in 1296, the chair has been the seat for the crowning of every monarch since 1308, including Queen Victoria and our current reigning Queen, HRH Elizabeth II. It is the oldest piece of furniture in the UK that is still used for its original intention.

Poets' Corner

The literary corner of the Abbey is named due to the large amount of poets and writers buried there, including Geoffrey Chaucer, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling and Thomas Hardy, as well as many memorial stones and busts dedicated to the likes of Shakespeare and loved Scottish poet Robert Burns.

Kings and Queens

Westminster Abbey has been the coronation church 1066 and seventeen monarchs are buried there. The Abbey was also the place where William and Kate tied the knot in 2011.


Additional Information

There is no entry between 12.00pm - 1.00pm Monday to Friday due to the daily service.

Sundays and religious holidays such as Easter and Christmas, the Abbey is closed for sightseeing. It is open for worship only, all are welcome and its free to attend services.

Special services or events may close all, or part, of the Abbey at short notice - Please check their website for further details.

Please note, you will require a printed copy of your ticket.


Prices

TICKET TYPE
Adult£20.00
Child (6-16)£9.00
Senior/Student£17.00

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REVIEWS

"What an entertaining visit. Not to be missed!"

Five stars A. Little - Sussex - 03/06/18

"On a recent visit to London, we decided to take a visit inside this outstanding London landmark. Having seen from the outside numerous times, nothing could prepare me for the breathtaking view when you step inside this might church. Comes with my highest recommendation."

Five stars M. Taylor - Sussex - 28/06/18


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