Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard: Guided Tour

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Duration: 2h30min
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Step inside Westminster Abbey and hear about royal weddings, the coronation of monarchs, and see the graves of Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, and The Unknown Warrior – a memorial to the unknown dead of World War I. * From the abbey, you'll head towards Buckingham Palace and pass through the picturesque St. James's Park. At the gates of the palace, witness the Changing of the Queen's Guard and see the infantrymen, in their red tunics and bearskin caps, march to the beat of a full military band.

Tickets

What's included

Skip-the-line admission to Westminster Abbey

2.5-hour guided tour with an expert, English-speaking tour guide

Group of max. 25 people

Headset to better hear your guide

What's not included

Gratuities (optional)


Kids under 6 years old can join for free, no ticket required.

Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket to the guide at the starting point, in front of Westminster Abbey

Look for the tall marble and stone column opposite the west entrance of Westminster Abbey. At the top is a figure of St George slaying a dragon. Your guide will be waiting at this column

The tour guide will be wearing a jacket or t-shirt with 'City Wonders' on it

Check-in starts at 09:00, the tour departs at 09:15

Please check-in at least 15 minutes before the tour departs, as latecomers won't be waited for

Additional info

Itinerary:

Westminster Abbey (inside)

Whitehall

Horse Guards Parade

St. James's Park

Buckingham Palace (outside)

Instructions

The Changing of the Guard ceremony is subject to changes in date and time, or cancellations, due to weather or at the discretion of British authorities

Please note that Westminster Abbey is subject to last-minute, unforeseen closures

Location

How to get there

Westminster Abbey

20 Dean's Yard, SW1P 3PA