Landmarks & Historical Sites
2FOR1 Westminster Abbey
Explore Britain’s Greatest Stories and over 1,000 years of living history at Westminster Abbey. The Abbey has been the Coronation church since 1066 and is the resting place of over 3,000 Britons and 17 Monarchs. Many of the nation’s most significant and important historical events have taken place in the Abbey and Poets, Scientists, Statesmen and Noblemen are all commemorated and celebrated within its walls.
Be amazed by the majestic Gothic architecture, take a stroll in cool contemplation in the Cloisters and wonder at the magnificent Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, high above the floor. Experience Westminster Abbey – where history happens.
** For an extra £5 per person**
A Canaletto painting of Westminster Abbey rarely seen in public is on display until autumn 2020. The oil painting, Westminster Abbey with a procession of the Knights of the Bath is the earliest work of art to depict the Abbey’s iconic west towers.
Monday – Friday 09.30–15.00
Saturday (September – April) 09.00-13.00, (May – August) 09.00-15.00.
Closed 23 – 25 December.
The Abbey closes for visiting one hour after the published entry closure time.
Please be aware Westminster Abbey is a working place of worship and is therefore sometimes closed for special services and events. You are advised to call 020 7222 5152 or visit the Abbey website to check opening times before your visit.
On Sundays and religious holidays such as Easter and Christmas, the Abbey is open for worship only.
Opening times may vary. Please check website for details.
Please check website for details.
020 7222 5152
2FOR1 Westminster Abbey
Get your 2FOR1 Westminster Abbey voucher for the best value entry for two! You can save even more by booking your train tickets 3+ days in advance with our Online Advance fare. Taking the train from Southend to central London is just £11.55 return per person! Plus if you’ve got little ones, check out our kids for £2 offer.
What to expect at 2FOR1 Westminster Abbey
Expect to be blown away by imposing architecture and over a millenium of history. Admire the ten modern martyrs including Martin Luther King, take in David Hockney’s Queen’s Window or visit the Poet’s Corner, where writers such as Shakespeare and Dickens are buried. Download the audio guide on your phone to give you more information about Westminster Abbey and its history.
We recommend allowing about 2 hours for your visit, which should give you plenty of time to take in all the sights. There’s a cafe in the Abbey (Cellarium Cafe), serving drinks, breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. There’s also a shop where you can buy your gifts and souvenirs.
How to get to 2FOR1 Westminster Abbey
It’s easy to get to Westminster Abbey from our London terminus station, Fenchurch Street. Just walk to Tower Hill station and take the circle or district line tube 7 stops to Westminster, which should take about 10 minutes. From there it’s a 5 minute walk southwest to the Abbey.
How to get your 2FOR1 Westminster Abbey voucher
To get your 2FOR1 Westminster Abbey voucher, you’ll just need to click the purple “Claim” button at the top of this page, and follow the instructions on the Days Out Guide website you’ll be taken to.
To see our other 2FOR1 London deals, head to our 2FOR1 attractions page.
Posted on April 03 2019