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  4. Westminster Abbey

London: Westminster Abbey Entry Ticket and Multi-Media Guide

Product ID: 54039
An absolutely essential part of any visit to London, Westminster Abbey is one of the city’s most iconic buildings. With your ticket, explore a thousand years of history and marvel at the exquisite Gothic architecture and beautiful stained glass.
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This activity is non-refundable.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Westminster Abbey, one of London’s most iconic buildings, where an impressive 17 monarchs are buried
  • Learn more about The Abbey’s history, which spans more than a thousand years, with an audio guide
  • Marvel at exquisite Gothic architecture and beautiful stained glass
  • See the Coronation Chair and the memorials in Poets’ Corner
Full description
A visit to the iconic Westminster Abbey is an essential addition to any trip to London. Boasting a rich history that spans over one thousand years, the site was originally occupied by Benedictine monks in the middle of the tenth century. Here you can feast your eyes on imperious Gothic architecture and some of the most beautiful stained glass in the UK as you explore this monumental site in British history.
 
See the Coronation Chair, the oldest piece of furniture in the country that is currently used for its original purpose, created for King Edward I in 1296. The throne has played host to the coronation of every single monarch since 1308. Queen Victoria was crowned here, as well as Elizabeth II, the current reigning Queen.

Pay your respects at Poets' Corner, a section of the south transept of the abbey, so-called due to the large amount of writers and poets buried there. Rudyard Kipling, Geoffrey Chaucer, Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy are but a few of the famous wordsmiths who reside here. The corner is also decorated with many memorial stones and busts dedicated to the likes of William Shakespeare and the poet laureate Ted Hughes.
Includes
  • Westminster Abbey entrance ticket
  • Multi-media guide at Westminster Abbey, subject to availability

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Exchange your voucher at the North Door, Westminster Abbey, 20 Deans Yd, London SW1P 3PA, United Kingdom.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Visiting times are 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday to Friday, and 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday, closed on Sunday
• Due to daily service, there will be no entry between 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. However, visitors already in the Abbey do not need to leave during this time
• Guests are free to visit the Abbey at any time on the day that the ticket is valid for
• The Abbey is a working church, therefore, it is subject to closures at short notice
• The Abbey is closed all day on Thursday 20 June
• Please note that to gain entrance to Westminster Abbey you must print your ticket - all redeemable tickets or vouchers must be printed and exchanged at the entry
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Omg a definite must see site when in London. It’s so filled with history and architecture that you will definitely spend a great deal of time seeing it all. The guides were courteous and although the booking says you may need a printed ticket I got in by scanning my electronic tickets on my phone so that was a relief as we forgot our physical tickets

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March 6, 2020

Beautiful chapel. The audio tour was uber detailed and hard to follow on which pane of window they were talking about. A ipad tour like the Opera Garnier would be much easier to follow and learn about each window you were looking at. A beautiful place you dont want to miss though, regardless of the so so audio tour

November 21, 2019

Despite having prebooked we still had to wait in a queue to enter but it moved quite quickly. Staff were all very courteous and helpful with distribution of audioguides efficiently handled. Just the right amount of information given, so not overhwelming and leaving plenty of time to look around, dwell or move on at a pace of your choosing, despite being fairly busy.

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October 23, 2019

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