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Westminster Abbey

Experience two London attractions in one morning! Enjoy a guided visit of Westminster Abbey with skip-the-line access. Then witness the iconic Changing of the Guard ceremony from the best viewing point

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Go on a tour of two of London's historical landmarks and discover the history behind them.

Start the tour with a visit to Westminster Abbey, a towering Gothic church that has witnessed a number of events: from the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II to the wedding of the Duke of Cambridge. Westminster Abbey is also the burial site of monarchs as well as individuals like Geoffrey Chaucer, Sir Isaac Newton and William Shakespeare.

Witness the Changing of the Guard as your guide tells you more about the history behind this centuries-old tradition. Have the chance to see the royal family's balcony and snap some photos.
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Adult (Age 17 & over)
USD 85.86
USD 85.86
Child (Age 6-16)
USD 79.26
USD 79.26
Infant (Age 0-5)
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Adult (Age 17 & over)
USD 85.86
USD 85.86
Child (Age 6-16)
USD 79.26
USD 79.26
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Skip-the-line ticket to Westminster Abbey / Use of headsets
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 09:00 Check-in at Westminster Abbey - West Entrance
  • 09:15 Westminster Abbey Guided Tour
    0308_0019_westminster-guard-04 Your expert guide brings the halls and histories to life as they entertain you with the fascinating facts of this great edifice. Walk atop the footsteps of the many colorful characters that have traversed this area, from William the Conqueror to Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Explore the Abbey
    0308_0019_westminster-guard-04 See the Coronation Chair, commissioned by Edward the Confessor in 1296. Then tiptoe through the tombstones of 17 British monarchs, the Unknown Soldier beneath French soil and Belgian marble, and the English language's greatest wordsmiths in Poet’s Corner.
  • Changing of the Guard
    changing of the guards, buckingham palace Witness the famous Changing of the Guard after a walking tour along the Embankment Pier. Get the best views for your photos as your guide gives you more information about the history behind this ceremony.
  • Buckingham Palace
    buckingham palace End the tour at Buckingham Palace, headquarters of the Queen and the center of all state occasions and royal events. Take photographs of the vast garden and the iconic balcony where the members of the royal family stay during major events.
  • 11:45 Tour Ends Outside Buckingham Palace
Notes
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • Depending on the day, you will see either the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace or Horse Guards Parade. On some occasions, the Changing of the Guard may be cancelled on a short notice.
    • Due to increased security measures at many attractions, some lines may form on tours with skip-the-line or VIP early access.
    • Photography is not permitted inside Westminster Abbey.
    • The cancellation of the tour due to bad weather is not announced before 11:00. When this occurs, you may still see a "wet change" wherein the guards will march without the usual music or parade.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 25.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:15 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Changes made to bookings within the 72-hour window will be subject to rebooking fees.
USD 85.86
USD 85.86

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Language English
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Duration 3 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
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Express Westminster Abbey Tour with Changing of the Guard and Buckingham Palace