Visit one of London’s most iconic landmarks – Westminster Abbey. As an architectural masterpiece of the 13th century, Westminster Abbey is rich in history and is known for its significant role in politics and the Royal family.
Over the years, Westminster Abbey has had a close connection with the Royal family and has been the setting for many royal occasions. The Abbey has been the location for every Coronation since 1066 and has seen sixteen royal weddings, including Prince William and Kate – the Prince and Princess of Wales!
At the Westminster Abbey entrance, you’ll be offered a multimedia guide that will provide you with interesting facts and information about Westminster Abbey and its long history with the Royals. As you go on a self-guided tour around the Abbey, you’ll be able to learn more about the displays in front of you.
As you make your way around, you’ll see the original Coronation Chair which was built for King Edward I in 1296. Having crowned every monarch since 1308 including Queen Victoria and the current King Charles III, this chair is one of the oldest and most famous pieces of furniture in the world!
Westminster Abbey is the final resting place for 30 Kings and Queens and many famous individuals, including Stephen Hawkings and Sir Isaac Newton. During your visit, you’ll be able to view the Royal tombs in the Lady Chapel.
Spend the day embracing British history and learn about the significance of the Abbey. Book your Westminster Abbey tickets today for a great day out in London!