Westminster Abbey Private Tour
Westminster Abbey Private Tour Description
Westminster Abbey is one of the most important Gothic buildings in the United Kingdom, which has been the coronation church since 1066.
This private tour of Westminster Abbey will show you every corner of this monument with great historical importance worldwide.
This Abbey witnessed the coronation of William the Conqueror in 1066, and it has been the official venue for weddings, coronations and various religious ceremonies of the English royalty.
This is a 2-hour guided tour with exclusive tickets for you to explore with a private guide expert in art and history all the treasures of the Abbey, such as St. Edward’s Chair, the Stone of Destiny, the Poets Corner, the High Altar and much more.
You will tour at your own pace the place where Queen Elizabeth II was crowned and where the wedding of Prince William and Kate took place.
All this tour is personalized; therefore, you can arrange the meeting point near the Abbey with the guide.
At the end of the tour, the guide will go with you to the agreed point so you can continue with your time in London with all the comfort possible.
Highlights of the Westminster Abbey Private Tour
Westminster Abbey is one of the most popular and striking attractions in London. It is also a monument famous for its incredible architecture, coronations and royal weddings.
Visit the unique sites where various kings, queens and princes have been buried and married. You will also be accompanied by a private guide who will take you to the following points of interest:
St. Edward’s Throne
One of the most emblematic places of Westminster Abbey is the Chair or St. Edward’s Throne.
This throne was made in 1296 by King Edward I, and inside the structure housed a piece of the Scone stone on which all the kings of Britain had been crowned until 1066.
Also known as “the cemetery of geniuses”, in this part of the Abbey are the remains, tombs and monuments of great and illustrious characters of world renown such as William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, among others.
Undoubtedly, this is a unique place of great historical and cultural value.
The Chapter House
This is one of the most striking monuments inside the Abbey for the beauty and octagonal composition that adorns its vaults.
In addition, in this room, you will see the original mosaics used for its decoration in the 13th century.
The Lady Chapel
This chapel is also called “Henry VII’s chapel”. It is a fascinating structure full of details of great architectural value, such as its vaulted walls adorned with various figures of saints.
Also, the private guide will take you to the following places inside the Abbey:
- The High Altar.
- The tomb of Edward the Confessor.
- The cloisters and gardens.
- Finally, our private guide will accompany you to the entrance of Westminster Abbey.
If you want to have closer contact with the history of the United Kingdom, you can complement your visit with a private tour of the British Museum.
English, Español or other language under request
Pick up point
Central location in London
This Private Tour includes:
- Private official Tour guide for 2 hours in London
- Completely personalized and private experience
- Westminster Abbey Tickets
- Private Tour
- 24/7 Guardian Angel Service
- Public liability insurance
This Private Tour excludes:
- Food and drinks
- Entrance fees
- No Refund, Modification or Cancellation in any case on any type of tickets or entrance fees.
- Modification of tour/service dates and starting times are subject to availability.
- 48 hours prior to first service date: Free Cancellation on guide and private vehicle with chauffeur. Any type of entrance tickets have no refund.
- Less than 48 hours prior to first service date: No Refund. Payment of 100%.