Westminster Abbey
Private Guided Tour

To visit Westminster Abbey is to take a whirlwind ride through 1000 years of British history- the only way to skip-the-line for a private experience like no other.

2 hours


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

9:15 am and 9:45am on Sat

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Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey

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General information
  • Take in 1000 years of British history and culture with your 100% private Blue-Badge guided tour.
  • See the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, Henry VII, Lady Chapel, Coronation Chair, Poet’s Corner and so much more
  • Read the impressive Gothic stonework like a book with the insights of an expert guide 
  • Engaging for all age groups

Tour description

Dream of the last Anglo-Saxon king and a flagship of the Church of England, Westminster Abbey is a tour de force of 1000 years of both English and British history.
This spectacular Medieval gothic ‘royal peculiar’ has hosted every coronation from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II and seventeen royal weddings, most recently that of William and Kate. It is also the burial place of many royals and notables including feuding Tudor siblings Elizabeth and Mary, writers such as Geoffrey Chaucer, Rudyard Kipling and Charles Dickens, scientists Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking and Charles Darwin, abolitionists, actors and the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 
Marvel at the 700 year old coronation chair as you learn more of this most sacred and complex ceremony, admire the craft of 16th century stonework, the portraits of modern martyrs and the grand Henry VII Lady Chapel.
Ascend the 52ft to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries where, up with the flying buttresses and ornately carved gargoyles, you’ll discover a 13th century triforium. Hidden for centuries, the galleries now tell the secrets of the abbey.

Using a special entrance to skip the line, your private guide will give you an unparalleled 2 hour insight to this very British emblem and its place in the last 1000 years of our turbulent yet extraordinary history.

What's Included

  • Private Guided tour of Westminster Abbey 

  • Tickets and entry reservations to Westminster Abbey

  • Tickets and entry to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries

  • English Speaking local expert guide

from £385 for the first two people

          Instant confirmation

          100% secure payment

          Mobile voucher accepted

What's Not Included

  • Gratuities 

  • Food & drink 

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

Meeting Place

Meet your guide outside the Official Westminster Abbey Shop, situated at the base of the West Front of the Abbey ( Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3JS)

The guide will be showing a sign with the customer's name. 

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to the tour. Learn More

The Important Stuff

  • Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and always carry water.

  • No photography allowed inside Westminster Abbey

  • The Abbey is a working church, therefore, it is subject to closures at short notice

  • There is no large luggage allowed into Westminster Abbey