London Westminster Abbey

If you have been following the news you may have heard about the famous royal wedding between Prince William and Kate at Westminster Abbey in London a few years ago, which is considered one of the most famous monuments in the United Kingdom. Here are some facts about this historical site that you may not have known.

Westminster Abbey London is one of the oldest monuments in the United Kingdom with records of its existence reaching back more than a thousand years. Although the actual abbey has been said to have been built by Henry the third. It has been home to coronations, weddings, burials and ceremonies for royal families for centuries. William the Conqueror was one of the first to be coronated here.

Get to know Westminster Abbey London

Entrance to the Abbey is not cheap, and you can expect delays at the entrance, but if you plan ahead you will save yourself some time, money and energy needed for the rest of your trip. If you hold the London “Pass” then entrance to the Westminster Abbey is free along with more than 60 other attractions around the City. It is a great way to see London as well as it includes attractions you may not have thought of beforehand. Some other places to visit that the “Pass” includes are the Tower of London, the HMS Belfast, the Thames River boat cruise, and Windsor Castle.

If you feel like escaping the concrete jungle for a while and enjoying a piece of nature in the city, why not take a few hours and walk around the lush green parks London has to offer like St James Park, or the famous Hyde park, home to the best musical concerts the industry has to offer. Both parks are not far from the Westminster Abbey. If you are in the mood for shopping, the Oxford Circus is nearby and is a must for all shopaholics alike. Check out our video guides for more information.

Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath Day Trip from London

Discover Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath on this 11-hour coach tour from London. Leave the city behind you and travel by air-conditioned coach to Windsor Castle, home of the British Royal Family for the last 900 years. Visit St George's Chapel and the State Apartments with your professional tour guide before traveling out to Salisbury, where the ancient rock formations of Stonehenge await. Continue on to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, visit the Roman Baths and enjoy a panoramic tour with your guide before returning to London.

USD 120.92$

London Pass

Discover the joy of sightseeing with the London Pass, and enjoy free entry to 60 of its world-class sites like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. Save time as you skip the queues with fast-track entry at countless attractions, and take advantage of special offers at quality London restaurants and shops.

Even better, why not upgrade and include transport with your London Pass? Choose from a 1-, 2-, 3- or 6-day sightseeing pass with transport included and see the highlights of England’s cosmopolitan capital with ease.

USD 76.82$

London in One Day Sightseeing Tour

See London in one day on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city, led by an expert local guide! Hear the history of top London attractions like Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and St Paul’s Cathedral while traveling around the West End and City of London. After the sightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at Buckingham Palace and tour the Tower of London with a Beefeater.

USD 118.52$

The Shard London: The View from The Shard

This ticket is your chance to experience the newest attraction that London has to offer -- The Shard. This incredible architectural wonder will take you on a high-tech and multi-sensory journey with exhilarating 360-degree views of 40 miles (64 km) across England's capital. See top London attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and the London Eye from a vantage point like no other. In fact, The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe!

Simply bring your voucher to the entrance and you will be allocated the next available time slot.

USD 39.12$

Royal London Sightseeing Tour with Changing of the Guard Ceremony

This Royal Tour of London takes in many of the royal highlights of London, including Westminster Abbey where Prince William and Kate Middleton, where married on April 29, 2011. You will also see Kensington Palace, where Diana, Princess of Wales, lived. Finally, you will experience the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace, then spend the afternoon exploring London at your leisure.

USD 51.74$