Westminster Abbey is one of the world's greatest churches, with a history stretching back over a thousand years and the church is an essential part of any trip to London. Book your tickets from home and skip the long lines to the world-famous church!
- Direct access via the north door to Westminster Abbey
- Admire the incredible architecture
- See the coronation chair
- Learn about the church with a free audio guide
Explore Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey is not only an architectural masterpiece from the 13th to 16th centuries and an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The old church presents a unique pageant of British history.
Here you'll find the shrine of St Edward the Confessor, the tombs of kings and queens, and countless memorials to the famous like Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, Laurence Olivier, William Shakespeare, Isaac Newton, and Charles Darwin.
It has been the setting for every Coronation since 1066 and for numerous other royal occasions, including sixteen royal weddings. Today it is still a church dedicated to regular worship and to the celebration of great events in the life of the nation.
Learn about the church's fascinating history with a free audio guide (available in 12 languages), which lasts about 60 minutes.
How do I get my tickets?
Shortly after your booking is complete your e-ticket will be sent directly to your email, just print it out and bring it on your tour.
How long is my ticket valid?
Your ticket to Westminster Abbey is only valid for the date you choose.
Are there children's tickets?
Yes, children's tickets are available for children between age 6-16. Children under 6 are free when accompanied by a paying adult.
- Please be aware Westminster Abbey is a working place of worship and is therefore sometimes closed for special services and events. Opening times are subject to change at any time. You are advised to check opening times before your visit.
- Westminster Abbey is closed for tourists on Sundays. On Sundays and religious holidays such as Easter and Christmas, the Abbey is open for worship only. All are welcome and it is free to attend services.