Westminster Abbey

Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Attractions & Activities, Sightseeing: It's the final resting place of kings and queens, thinkers and visionaries. Since 1090 AD, Westminster Abbey has been welcoming visitors to bask in its grandeur and take selfies by Isaac Newton's...  Read More
Historic Sites: An important architectural and historical stop, Westminster Abbey is where kings and queens are crowned still today and where many famous figures are buried. The cathedral is immensely popular with...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Sun-Tue,: Thu-Fri; 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Wed: 9:30am-7pm
  • Sat: 9:30am-2:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Admission: Mon - Sat (no sightseeing on Sundays) Adult £15; Senior (60+) £12; Student £12; Child (11-18) £6; Family (2+1) £30

  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Get there just before sundown to watch impossibly gorgeous golden light fill the abbey's massive space.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: At nearly 1,000 years old Westminster Abbey has maintained its place among London's most iconic religious structures.

  • Historic Sites: "Come with some time to walk around both the abbey and the surrounding area, including taking in the houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and Churchill's war rooms."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Westminster Abbey is the heart of power even in Britain today, just across the road from parliament and the place for coronations and royal weddings.

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