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Westminster Abbey Tickets

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  • Dive deep into the 1,000 years of British history that unravel at the iconic Westminster Abbey, a must-visit attraction.
  • Check out Poet's Corner and the Coronation Chair as you navigate your way through the church.
  • Visit the Royal Tombs, a burial place that holds some of Britain's most famous Kings and Queens.
  • Admire the site where British monarchs have been crowned since 1066.
  • Don't forget to walk down the same aisle where Prince William and Kate Middleton got married in 2011.

While there are social distancing in place, the following areas are closed to visitors:

  • All the ambulatory side chapels
  • Elizabeth I and Mary Tudor tombs
  • Mary Queen of Scots tomb
  • The Galleries (opening in July)
  • These tickets cannot be canceled, refunded or amended.

Combo (Save 5%): Westminster Abbey + St. Pauls Cathedral Tickets

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From £45.20£42.94
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  • See two of London's top attractions with one single, value-for-money combo ticket that lets you make up to 5% savings!
  • Visit Westminster Abbey, a historic monument, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Learn about the structure, which serves as the traditional burial site of British monarchs, and also as the coronation church.
  • Walk down the aisles where Prince William and Kate Middleton got married in 2011.
  • Explore Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece that has been a place of Christian worship for over 1400 years - St. Paul's Cathedral.
  • Climb 530 steps up to the Golden Gallery to get unforgettable views of London.
  • Traverse from the Whispering Gallery to the Stone Gallery with its wide corridors and high stone walls and marvel at your surroundings through its gaps.
  • Note: The Whispering Gallery and The Golden Gallery are currently closed. The Stone Gallery will be open. Access to the Dome will be open on Saturdays and school holidays only until further notice. The Dome will be open weekdays during the May half term. At the time of writing, it is hoped the Dome will re-open daily from the summer holidays but this is to be confirmed.
  • Entry into Westminster Abbey
  • Access to all 5 levels of St. Paul's Cathedral (Cathedral floor, Crypt, Whispering, Stone and Golden Galleries)
  • Cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

Combo: Westminster Abbey + Churchill War Rooms Tickets

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  • Save big as you visit two historic London landmarks with this combo ticket: Westminster Abbey and the Churchill War Rooms.
  • Dive deep into the 1,000 years of British history that unravel at the iconic Westminster Abbey, a must-visit attraction.
  • Check out Poet's Corner and the Coronation Chair as you navigate your way through the church.
  • Visit the Royal Tombs, a burial place that holds some of Britain's most famous Kings and Queens.
  • Admire the site where British monarchs have been crowned since 1066.
  • Don't forget to walk down the same aisle where Prince William and Kate Middleton got married in 2011.
  • Go underground into the secret bunker of Winston Churchill, The Churchill War Rooms, where he plotted Hitler’s downfall.
  • Visit the Cabinet Room, Map Room, Transatlantic Telephone Room among others.
  • With a free audio guide, this tour provides insights into Churchill’s speeches and testimonials by men and women who risked their lives during the war.
  • Entry into Westminster Abbey
  • Admission to the Churchill War Rooms
  • Cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

Golden Tours: 24Hrs London Hop On Hop Off & Westminster Abbey Tickets

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A hop-on hop-off tour of London onboard the Golden Tours Bus with entry tickets to Westminster Abbey, a free walking tour, and hop-on hop-off boat ride ticket

  • Visit London's many attractions and sights on a fleet of open-topped buses that depart every 15-30min, stopping at over 70 locations across four different routes
  • Included are entry tickets to Westminster Abbey, the iconic London monument where monarchs are crowned and laid to rest
  • All buses feature free Wi-Fi and some routes feature English-speaking guides, while others have audioguides in 8 different languages
  • With all Golden Tours London tickets, you enjoy a hop-on hop-off boat cruise along the River Thames and a free walking tour of the city
  • Children aged 6-16yrs enjoy reduced prices. Ages 5yrs and below go for free
  • Get a full refund upon canceling 24 hours before schedule
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Westminster Abbey Reopens to the Public Post Coronavirus Closure

Westminster Abbey in London reopened to the public on 21 May 2021. Stringent safety measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of all its visitors and staff members. If you are planning a trip to Westminster Abbey, ensure you update yourself with all the relevant guidelines for a safe visit.

COVID-19 Safety Measures at Westminster Abbey

  • Ensure you book your ticket and time slot in advance to ensure easier entry to the Abbey
  • Card transactions are encouraged but cash payments are also encourages
  • Visitors and staff are encouraged to wear face masks
  • Hand sanitizers have been made available throughout the Abbey
  • Visitors to the Abbey are encouraged to check-in via the NHS Test & Trace app. This measure is in line with the government’s COVID-19 Test and Trace program.
  • Those attending a service will be placed in groups and groups will be placed a meter apart.
  • Holy Communion will continue to be distributed but clergy will be wearing face coverings during the distribution.

Why Visit Westminster Abbey

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  • Westminster Abbey is a landmark destination in the City of Westminster in London and  is one of the United Kingdom's most notable religious buildings. 
  • The Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066. It is also the final resting place of 17 monarchs. 
  • The church you will see today was actually begun by Henry III in 1245. 
  • Westminster Abbey is a treasure house of artefacts where you will get a chance to view the Coronation Chair, the Lady Chapel, the Royal Tombs and the Chapter House. 
  • Explore the exquisite Henry VII Lady Chapel which stands at the far eastern end of Westminster Abbey.
  • Discover the gorgeous designed Abbey garden that has been in cultivation for over 900 years.

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Standard Entry Tickets

  • These tickets will give you access to Westminster Abbey.
  • You will get a chance to explore its history and check out highlights like the Poet’s Corner and the Coronation Chair.
  • Discover the Royal Tombs where some of Britain’s most famous Kings and Queens have been buried.
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Combo Tickets

  • Your combo tickets will give you the option to visit Westminster Abbey along with another historic London Landmark.
  • These combo tickets have two options - visit Westminster Abbey along with St. Paul’s Cathedral or visit Westminster Abbey along with Churchill War Rooms. 
  • Both combos ensure you save big and get the best value out of your tickets. 
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House of Parliament Guided Tour + Skip-The-Line Westminster Abbey Tour

  • This ticket option helps you avoid long queues and get a guided tour of the world’s oldest constitutional monarchies and then make your way to Westminster Abbey.
  • Get access to Westminster Hall, the Division Lobbies and several other important rooms.
  • Head to Westminster Abbey without wasting any time in a queue.

Flexible Cancellations: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 72h before the schedule

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24Hrs London Hop On Hop Off + Westminster Abbey Tickets

  • Get a chance to witness London on a hop-on hop-off tour and get entry tickets to Westminster Abbey, a free walking tour and a hop-on hop-off boat ride ticket.
  • This ticket is comprehensive and gives you the opportunity to witness all parts of London while also getting access to Westminster Abbey.

Super Flexible Cancellations: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24h before the schedule

What is the Best Way to Book Tickets To Westminster Abbey in London? Buy Tickets Online

The best and most efficient way to buy tickets for Westminster Abbey is by purchasing them online. Online tickets are safe, they encourage contactless transactions and also have a range of additional benefits

  • Advanced Reservations: Book your tickets to Westminster Abbey several weeks in advance to avoid losing access to tickets.
  • Convenience: Book your Westminster Abbey tickets online in the comfort of your home and avoid the hassle of long queues and hours of waiting.
  • Customer Support: Online booking ensures efficient customer service via phone, email or chat. 
  • Great Offers: Our platform offers you excellent discounts and offers that you can avail when you book your tickets for Westminster Abbey.

Westminster Abbey Highlights

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Poets’ Corner

Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey is a sacred place for literature lovers.  More than 100 poets and writers, including Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and the Bronte sisters,  are buried or have memorials here. The first poet to be buried here was Geoffrey Chaucer, author of 'The Canterbury Tales' in 1400. This area is located in the eastern aisle, the 'corner', of the south transept.

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Coronation Chair

The Coronation Chair in St George’s Chapel is considered to be one of the most precious pieces of furniture in the world. It has remained the centerpiece of coronations for over 700 years. There have been a total of thirty eight coronation ceremonies for reigning monarchs held at the Abbey. The back part of the Chair has graffiti as a result of Westminster schoolboys and visitors carving their names in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Henry VII Lady Chapel

 The Lady Chapel is a magnificent example of late medieval architecture with a spectacular fan-vaulted ceiling. It is the burial place of fifteen kings and queens including Elizabeth I, Mary I and Mary Queen of Scots. The chapel has been used for installations of Knights of the Order of the Bath since 1725. Around the walls you will notice 95 statues of saints. Henry VII spent huge sums on his new Lady Chapel which began construction in 1503 and was completed in 1506.

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Royal Tombs

Westminster Abbey is the final resting place of 30 kings and queens. King Edward the Confessor and Henry III are buried next to each other. In the Confessor’s chapel, you will find the tombs of Edward I, Eleanor of Castile, Edward III, Philippa of Hainault, Richard II and Anne of Bohemia.  George II was the last monarch to be buried in the Abbey.

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Chapter House

The Chapter House is situated in the East Cloister. It was a meeting place where monks gathered with the abbot to ‘hold chapter’: to pray, read from the rule of St Benedict and discuss the day’s business. Construction began in 1246 and was completed in 1255. It is in the shape of an octagon with seating for up to 80 monks. 

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Monday - Friday: 10 AM - 2 PM

Saturday: 9 AM - 1 PM

Sunday: Closed

As Westminster Abbey is a working church, the opening times are subject to change. However, you can select the desired date and time while you're booking your online tickets.

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Address: 20 Deans Yd, London SW1P 3PA, United Kingdom 
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By Tube
Nearest underground stations are St. James's Park and Westminster. Both are five-minute walks from Westminster Abbey.

By Train
Nearest stations are Victoria (an 18-minute walk away) and Waterloo (a 16-minute walk away).

By Bus
Routes 11, 24, 88, 148 and 211 pass the Westminster Abbey entrance

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There are no parking facilities at Westminster Abbey. The closest car park is at Great College Street, which is a three-minute walk away from Westminster Abbey.

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  • Accessible toilets are located at the Cloisters.
  • Baby changing facilities are available at the Cloisters.
  • Westminster Abbey is wheelchair accessible and has wheelchair access.
  • Audio described tours are available for the visually impaired.
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and assistance dogs are welcome.
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  • The kiosk at Westminster Abbey serves light snacks and cold drinks
  • The Cellarium Café and Restaurant at Westminster Abbey is currently closed but will re-open soon.
  • Other popular restaurants near Westminster Abbey include Blue Boar Pub, The Pem, The Bay and Bracket and The Quilon. 
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Some popular stay options near Westminster Abbey are:

  • Danubius Hotel Regents Park
  • Great Scotland Yard Hotel
  • St. James Court, A Taj Hotel, London
  • The Grand at Trafalgar Square
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Once you finish visiting Westminster Abbey, you can visit iconic landmarks close to it such as:

  • Tower of London: An iconic monument in London and one of the oldest sites in the city.
  • Tower Bridge: One of London's most striking bridges with neo-Gothic architecture.
  • Churchill War Rooms: Walk through the corridors Churchill War Rooms and get a glimpse of life during WWII.
  • National Gallery: An art museum that houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900.
  • The British Museum: With over eight million works it is one of the largest and most comprehensive museums in the world.

Visitor Tips

  • Try and book your tickets in advance with a time slot to ensure entry and avoid long lines. You can also get some great discounts when purchasing tickets online. 
  • Face coverings are optional but social distancing is encouraged in small and confined areas. 
  • If you need any help during your visit, you can approach the abbey staff.
  • Wheelchair users and their caregivers get free admission every day. 
  • Westminster Abbey does not have an official dress code. However, it is expected that visitors show respect and sensitivity and wear modest clothing.
  • Men will have to remove their hats once they are inside the building.
  • Wear comfortable shoes because the old stone floors can be uneven and you will be walking around a lot. 
  • Westminster Abbey is a landmark church of great religious significance so remember to conduct yourself accordingly while visiting it. 
  • Video recording, flash photography, extra lighting, selfie sticks and tripods are not permitted.

Frequently Asked Questions About Westminster Abbey

Is Westminster Abbey open for visitors?

Yes, with updated COVID-19 guidelines, Westminster Abbey is now open to visitors.

Do I need tickets to visit Westminster Abbey?

If you're visiting for prayer or to attend any other service, the entry into Westminster Abbey is free. However, if you wish to take a tour of the abbey, you will need to buy tickets.

Where can I buy Westminster Abbey Tickets?

You can buy your Westminster Abbey Tickets online here for the best deals and discounts.

Can you get into Westminster Abbey for free?

Anyone who visits Westminster Abbey for worship can do so for free. However this does not allow access to all the tombs, monuments, or the Abbey Museum.

Can you attend Mass at Westminster Abbey?

Yes, visitors are allowed to attend mass at Westminster Abbey.