1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Westminster Abbey

London: Westminster Abbey Tour with Fast-Track Entrance

Product ID: 330086
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Tour one of London's must-visit attractions, Westminster Abbey. Enter the abbey with fast-track access and learn about the building's significance in history. See The Coronation Chair, Poets' Corner, and many more places of importance.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover one of London's must-see landmarks, Westminster Abbey
  • See the most famous places in Westminster Abbey such as the Poets' Corner and The Coronation Chair
  • Learn about the importance of Westminster Abbey in the history of United Kingdom
Full description
Meet your guide and enter Westminster Abbey with fast-track access to start your tour. Learn how the Abbey was the site of royal coronations since 1066, served as the setting for 17 royal weddings, and is the resting place of more than 3,000 Britons of great historical importance. 

As your expert guide brings history to life, be sure to see the most important places in the Abbey, such as Poets' Corner, a real place of pilgrimage for literature lovers. Here, over 100 poets and writers are buried or have memorials dedicated to them. Stop at The Coronation Chair in St George’s Chapel, one of the most precious and famous pieces of furniture in the world.

See the statues of the Modern Martyrs, carved from limestone and represent Christians who gave up their lives for their beliefs. Also check out the Queen’s Window, a vibrantly-colored contemporary work commissioned to celebrate the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Pay homage at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior, and see many more places of immense cultural and historical value on this Abbey tour.
Includes
  • Private tour
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Admission tickets to Westminster Abbey
  • Fast-track entrance to Westminster Abbey
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to and from the attraction
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Right outside the Official Westminster Abbey Shop, situated at the base of the West Front of the Abbey. The guide will be showing a sign with customer's name.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Cameras
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Some areas of the Abbey are dimly lit and some chapels have low doorways. Much of the floor and many steps are uneven, so wearing comfortable shoes is recommended
• Some areas of the Abbey are inaccessible to wheelchairs and visitors with reduced mobility
• During the winter it can get really cold, so please wear warm clothing
• A dress code is required to enter places of worship. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women

From £284.12 per person

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Raphael Tours & Events

Product ID: 330086