1000 Years of History: Private Westminster Abbey Tour For Two With Expert Art Historian

1000 Years of History: Private Westminster Abbey Tour For Two With Expert Art Historian

Westminster, London

£290
Valid for 1 years

“It's not merely a beautiful place of worship – the Abbey also serves up the country's history cold on slabs of stone.” Lonely Planet

Why we love it

Explore one of London’s most iconic sites, Westminster Abbey, with art historian and professional Blue Badge Guide, Katie. Sharing the secrets of this World Heritage Site with fun and enthusiasm, Katie will uncover how this place of worship, celebration and ceremony has touched the lives of kings and queens, poets and priests, musicians and scientists. With more than 3000 famous people buried and many others commemorated within its Gothic walls, the Abbey is a must-visit for history lovers and those who enjoy a touch of royalty!

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a private, 3-hour tour of Westminster Abbey with expert art historian, Katie
  • Discover London’s royal church, with its stunning Gothic architecture
  • Learn of Kings and Queen as well as famous scientists, actors, politicians – and of course – Poet’s Corner
  • Entry tickets to the Westminster Abbey are included

Description

One of the most iconic sites of London, taking a tour of Westminster Abbey is like taking a walk through British history. Built in the 10th century, the remarkable building has hosted every coronation since 1066, as well other iconic events such as Princess Diana’s funeral and William and Kate’s wedding. Today it is the final resting place of 17 monarchs and as a result, has special significance as a structure of national importance.

During your private tour, Katie will immerse you in the Abbey’s rich history, telling tales of famous scientists, actors and politicians. Pay a visit to the Coronation Chair, one of the most famous pieces of furniture in the world and the centrepiece of coronations for over 700 years. Experience Poet’s Corner, where over 100 poets and writers are buried or have memorials, including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and CS Lewis.

Look up to appreciate the magnificence of the Gothic architecture and incredible stained glass, some of the most impressive in the country. A crown jewel in London’s rich history, this private tour with a real history buff ensures you don't miss out on anything.

Description

One of the most iconic sites of London, taking a tour of Westminster Abbey is like taking a walk through British history. Built in the 10th century, the remarkable building has hosted every coronation since 1066, as well other iconic events such as Princess Diana’s funeral and William and Kate’s wedding. Today it is the final resting place of 17 monarchs and as a result, has special significance as a structure of national importance.

During your private tour, Katie will immerse you in the Abbey’s rich history, telling tales of famous scientists, actors and politicians. Pay a visit to the Coronation Chair, one of the most famous pieces of furniture in the world and the centrepiece of coronations for over 700 years. Experience Poet’s Corner, where over 100 poets and writers are buried or have memorials, including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and CS Lewis.

Look up to appreciate the magnificence of the Gothic architecture and incredible stained glass, some of the most impressive in the country. A crown jewel in London’s rich history, this private tour with a real history buff ensures you don't miss out on anything.

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

The private tour is available:

  • Monday to Saturday at 9am, 9.30am, 10am and 12.30pm

This experience is not available on bank holidays and other special occasion days such as Valentine’s Day.

At least 30 days' notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

The private tour is available:

  • Monday to Saturday at 9am, 9.30am, 10am and 12.30pm

This experience is not available on bank holidays and other special occasion days such as Valentine’s Day.

At least 30 days' notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a private, 3-hour tour of Westminster Abbey with expert art historian, Katie
  • Discover London’s royal church, with its stunning Gothic architecture
  • Learn of Kings and Queen as well as famous scientists, actors, politicians – and of course – Poet’s Corner
  • Entry tickets to the Westminster Abbey are included

Why we love it

Explore one of London’s most iconic sites, Westminster Abbey, with art historian and professional Blue Badge Guide, Katie. Sharing the secrets of this World Heritage Site with fun and enthusiasm, Katie will uncover how this place of worship, celebration and ceremony has touched the lives of kings and queens, poets and priests, musicians and scientists. With more than 3000 famous people buried and many others commemorated within its Gothic walls, the Abbey is a must-visit for history lovers and those who enjoy a touch of royalty! Read full description

Description

One of the most iconic sites of London, taking a tour of Westminster Abbey is like taking a walk through British history. Built in the 10th century, the remarkable building has hosted every coronation since 1066, as well other iconic events such as Princess Diana’s funeral and William and Kate’s wedding. Today it is the final resting place of 17 monarchs and as a result, has special significance as a structure of national importance.

During your private tour, Katie will immerse you in the Abbey’s rich history, telling tales of famous scientists, actors and politicians. Pay a visit to the Coronation Chair, one of the most famous pieces of furniture in the world and the centrepiece of coronations for over 700 years. Experience Poet’s Corner, where over 100 poets and writers are buried or have memorials, including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and CS Lewis.

Look up to appreciate the magnificence of the Gothic architecture and incredible stained glass, some of the most impressive in the country. A crown jewel in London’s rich history, this private tour with a real history buff ensures you don't miss out on anything.

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Description

One of the most iconic sites of London, taking a tour of Westminster Abbey is like taking a walk through British history. Built in the 10th century, the remarkable building has hosted every coronation since 1066, as well other iconic events such as Princess Diana’s funeral and William and Kate’s wedding. Today it is the final resting place of 17 monarchs and as a result, has special significance as a structure of national importance.

During your private tour, Katie will immerse you in the Abbey’s rich history, telling tales of famous scientists, actors and politicians. Pay a visit to the Coronation Chair, one of the most famous pieces of furniture in the world and the centrepiece of coronations for over 700 years. Experience Poet’s Corner, where over 100 poets and writers are buried or have memorials, including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and CS Lewis.

Look up to appreciate the magnificence of the Gothic architecture and incredible stained glass, some of the most impressive in the country. A crown jewel in London’s rich history, this private tour with a real history buff ensures you don't miss out on anything.

Opening Times

This experience is available Monday to Saturday at 9am, 9.30am, 10am and 12.30pm

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

The private tour is available:

  • Monday to Saturday at 9am, 9.30am, 10am and 12.30pm

This experience is not available on bank holidays and other special occasion days such as Valentine’s Day.

At least 30 days' notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

1000 Years of History: Private Westminster Abbey Tour For Two With Expert Art Historian