Skip-the-line Westminster Abbey Private Tour in London

London, England (6)


Skip the line Westminster Abbey Private Tour in London If you're looking for a unique and exciting way to spend a day in London, consider taking a private tour of Westminster Abbey. This venerable institution is home to some of the most famous and important historical figures in England, and the tour is a great way to learn about their lives and accomplishments. The abbey is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but the private tour is available only during the morning and afternoon hours. The tour lasts about two hours, and you'll be able to see some of the abbey's most important features, including the nave, the choir, and the crypt. If you're interested in taking a Westminster Abbey private tour, be sure to book your reservation as soon as possible. The tours are usually very popular, and there is usually a waiting list.


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Skip-the-line Westminster Abbey Private Tour in London

Discover Westminster Abbey, a royal church and site of coronations since 1066. Skip-the-line tickets and commentary from an Expert Guide. Extended options: City of Westminster walking tour & transfers Choose one of our excellent tour options tailored to your needs and interests. Read the description carefully as each option includes a different program: 2-hour: Westminster Abbey A Guided Tour of Westminster Abbey, including its historic chapels & memorials. Includes skip-the-line tickets. 3,5-hour: Westminster Abbey & Transfers This option includes a 1,5-hour transfer and skip-the-line tickets to Westminster Abbey. 4-hour: Westminster Abbey & City of Westminster A Guided Tour of Westminster Abbey and see highlights of the City of Westminster, including Big Ben, Trafalgar Square & Leicester Square. 5,5-hour: Westminster Abbey, City of Westminster & Transfers This option includes a 1,5-hour transfer, skip-the-line tickets to Westminster Abbey & a walking tour of City of Westminster.

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with Skip-the-line Westminster Abbey Private Tour in London at no additional cost

  • Skip-the-line ticket to Westminster Abbey
  • Private car transfer with a pickup and drop-off (only in 3,5 and 5,5-hour options)
  • Walking tour of the City of Westminster (only in 4 and 5,5-hour options)
  • Private tour of Westminster Abbey and City of Westminster -
  • Licensed Guide speaking fluently in the chosen language
  • - (number of attractions depends on the selected option)

What's NOT included

Below are items that the tour provider of Skip-the-line Westminster Abbey Private Tour in London has stated that may cost an additional fee if desired.

  • Private car transfer with a pickup and drop-off (in 2 and 4-hour options)
  • Walking tour of the City of Westminster (in 2 and 3,5-hour options)

Points Of Interest

  • 10 minutes: Meet your guide in front of the Oliver Cromwell Statue, 2 St Margaret St, London SW1P 3JX, UK
  • 60 minutes: A walking tour of the City of Westminster and its government buildings, palaces and monuments. Hear the story of the symbol of British democracy - the Palace of Westminster and its iconic Big Ben clock tower, and see the Downing Street where the Prime Minister resides.
  • 60 minutes: Includes skip-the-line tickets to Westminster Abbey, one of the most visited attractions in London, so you can save time and bypass the crowds. Admire the grand architecture of this Gothic masterpiece and soak in the tranquil atmosphere of the abbey, its historic chapels and lovely gardens. Step inside to discover rare treasures, such as the historic King Edward’s Chair, which has been used at every coronation of English and British sovereigns since 1302. During the tour, your Expert Guide will take you on a journey from the abbey’s founding in the 11th century as a Benedictine monastic church, through its transition to a Church of England “Royal Peculiar”, to other interesting events, such as the 2011 wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. Westminster Abbey is also a great place to hear stories about the great national figures who were buried here, including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Stephen Hawking.
  • 90 minutes: Take advantage of skip-the-line tickets and roundtrip transfers from your London accommodation to Westminster Abbey. We will organize an Experienced Driver and a private vehicle exclusively for your group of family members or friends, so you can escape the crowds and chaos of London’s public transport. Book private car transfers in advance to save time and effort. Enjoy a hassle-free experience with a convenient pickup and drop-off service at your London accommodation to avoid getting lost or late for the tour.
  • 25 minutes: See the war memorials along the prestigious Whitehall and admire the famous museum buildings at the Trafalgar Square.
  • 25 minutes: The final stop will be at Leicester Square, known as home to major cinemas and theatres.

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information.
  • Please note that the number of attractions included in the itinerary depends on the selected option. Private transport and a walking tour of the City of Westminster are not included in the basic 2-hour option.
  • Church tours during scheduled events (such as daily, Sunday and holiday masses) are limited, so parts or the entire building may be closed on your visit.
  • The 3,5 and 5,5-hour options include an approximately 1,5-hour transfer time between the meeting point and your London accommodation. Please note that the transfer time quoted is for information purposes only and can take longer or shorter depending on the distance from the address provided when booking.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas