Houses of Parliament Tour and Afternoon Tea
- Experience the grandeur of the Palace of Westminster on a tour from an expert guide.
- End the tour on the terraces overlooking the river Thames and enjoy a spot of afternoon tea
History and delicious food: The Parliament Tour and Afternoon Tea experience
Purchase Parliament Tour and Afternoon Tea tickets to enjoy an experience unlike anything other. Take a tour of the historic Palace of Westminster and bathe in its grandeur, then head to the terraces for a delightful meal. It is a one-of-a-kind experience you’re guaranteed to remember for the rest of your life.
Learn the history of British democracy in this magnificent setting
The Palace of Westminster, also called the Houses of Parliament, is where the House of Commons and the House of Lords meet. Set on the River Thames‘ North Bank, this palace is a majestic symbol of Great British history and democracy.
Discover the history of Britain on a tour of the Parliament. Start your visit in Westminster Hall. The Hall has hosted grand state functions and dignitaries from all over the world for almost a millennium. Walk with your guide to view the splendid roof, which is made from six hundred medieval oak trees. Your guide is knowledgeable in ancient British history and provides wonderful insights into the Parliament and its many rooms and functions.
As you tour the Palace, learn about its rich, varicoloured history and the significance it holds for the nation. Stop to admire some of the most famous rooms, such as the Queen’s Robing Room. This room is where the monarch puts on her crown before the opening of the Parliament. You also get to explore two of the building’s most unique rooms called the Division Lobbies. These rooms are where both opposition parties assemble before a parliamentary vote. Each room accommodates the Ayes and the Noes before their votes are counted.
Next, you enter the two majestic rooms the tour highlights – the Chamber of the House of Lords, and the Chamber of the House of Commons. While you explore them, engulf yourself in the history and various traditions and lore. Take your time to admire the magnificent paintings and stained glass that adds to the rooms’ grandeur.
Enjoy afternoon tea on the Terraces of the Palace of Westminster
After your Parliament visit, a special treat awaits you on the terraces of the Palace. You heard it right! Follow your guide to the top for a seat above the Houses of Parliament. Enjoy a beautiful view of the Thames and the bustling capital with a tasty cup of English afternoon tea, sandwiches, scones, petit fours and cakes. See how the outside of the Palace looks from here. Where else can you find such royal treatment!
Take this opportunity by booking Parliament Tour and Afternoon Tea combo tickets for you and your friends and family. Groups consist of only twenty people each, making it a fantastic experience for everybody. The three-and-a-half-hour tour starts at 1:30 PM. Meet your guide at the designated point at least fifteen minutes early for maximum convenience. Please note that the Houses of Parliament prohibits photography inside the premises, so avoid taking your camera out.
- Parliament entry tickets
- Fully guided tour inside Westminster Palace
- Afternoon Tea
- Hotel transfers
The tour begins at 1:30 PM. You must meet 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 with a valid photo ID to your guide.
Tickets cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.