Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey Tour Exclusive Skip the Line Access
- Explore Westminster Abbey's rich history on a four-hour guided tour with a professional guide
Witness the beauty of Westminster Abbey with fast-track entry
Immerse yourself in stunning architecture and jaw-dropping art by taking a Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey tour. Meet your expert guide in Parliament Square by the statue of Churchill, and head to Westminster Abbey’s skip the line entrance. The Church is over 1,000 years old, hosting weddings and coronations of many British sovereigns. The Abbey is also the resting place of many prominent Brits. Among them are several prime ministers, monarchs, actors, poets and scientists like Darwin and Newton. As you take the Westminster Abbey tour, find out more about the Church and the roots of British democracy.
Experience the magnificence of Westminster
By taking this tour, you get the chance of a lifetime to see Westminster unlike ever before. Hear and witness England’s multifaceted history from a different angle. The architecture, art and decor at the Palace and the Abbey have so much to say. When the government is on a break, explore the House of Lords and the House of Commons, along with several other grand chambers and halls where the nation’s laws are arbitrated. As you tour the Abbey, learn intriguing facts, traditions, lore and stories about one of the oldest constitutional monarchies of the world from your guide. Discover how traditions old and new combine to form a society both advanced and soaked in history.
Wander through the august halls of Parliament
When done, make your way into Westminster Palace, also known as the Houses of Parliament, and get lost in the grand structure’s captivating past. Here, you start from Westminster Hall, a great example of the few remaining ancient timber architecture on earth. Underneath the oak roof, you get closer to the building’s history. Take the opportunity to see inside the Queen’s Robing Room, where she dons her ermine cape and crown before every Parliamentary session.
The House of Commons
Afterwards, move on to the House of Commons’ Chamber – the place of debates and ideas. This chamber is where MPs decide how they should handle state affairs. Then, there is the House of Lords, another very significant hall. At the end of the tour, visit two of the building’s most unique rooms – the Division Lobbies. In these two rooms, members of the opposing sides gather, and their parliamentary votes are counted when they leave.
Explore history from a different angle by walking in the footsteps of renowned personalities like Winston Churchill and Henry VIII. Learn the origins of British politics by taking the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey tour. The tour lasts for four hours, ensuring you learn as much as possible about English culture, art and history.
- Westminster Abbey Entry Ticket
- Houses of Parliament Entry Ticket
- Guided Tour
- Food and Drink
- Hotel Transfers
Duration and Timings
The guided tour is approximately four hours long and begins at 9:00 AM. You must meet up with your guide at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your tour.
Getting your tickets
You will receive email confirmation shortly after booking. Please display your tickets on your mobile device along with valid photo ID to your tour guide.
Once booked, tickets cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.