Private tour

London: Westminster Abbey Skip-the-Line Entry & Private Tour

Activity provider: Urban Saunters Ltd

London: Westminster Abbey Skip-the-Line Entry & Private Tour

Activity provider: Urban Saunters Ltd

From US$ 415.58 per group up to 1

Make the most of your time in London with skip-the-line tickets to Westminster Abbey. Follow your guide on a whirlwind ride through 1000-years of British history on this private tour.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Private group


  • Feel the thrill of seeing where where William the Conqueror was crowned
  • View the Abby from the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee galleries
  • Discover the secrets of the abbey in the galleries
  • Find out where the Tudor siblings Queen Elizabeth and Mary were buried
  • Listen to an overview of 1000-years of British history and culture
Full description

Discover Westminster Abbey on this private tour. Save time with convenient skip-the-line tickets. See the the burial place of royals and famous authors. Ascend to the stunning 13th century triforium at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries.

Meet your guide outside of the Westminster Abbey. Find out where every coronation from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II took place. Enjoy the romance of the setting for seventeen royal weddings including the wedding of William and Kate.

Visit the the burial place of many royals and including the feuding Tudor Queens Elizabeth and Mary. See the final resting place of Geoffrey Chaucer, Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens, Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking and Charles Darwin.

Marvel at the 700-year-old coronation chair as you learn about this ceremony. Admire the craft of 16th century stonework, the portraits of modern martyrs, and the grand Henry VII Chapel.

Go up to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries. Marvel at the flying buttresses and ornately carved gargoyles. Take in the views of the Abbey from the 13th century triforium.

  • Guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Entry to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee galleries
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide outside the official Westminster Abbey shop, which is situated at the base of the western side of the Abbey. The guide will be holding a 'Urban Saunters' tour sign.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Passport or ID card for children
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Video recording
  • Photography inside

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place rain or shine
  • The Abbey is a working church, therefore, it is subject to closures on short notice and opening hours that are subject to change
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Good, informative guide. Enjoyed the tour,

June 21, 2022

Product ID: 408561