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Skip the Line into Houses of Parliament & Westminster Abbey Fully-Guided Tour provided by Walks

Skip the Line into Houses of Parliament & Westminster Abbey Fully-Guided Tour

Skip the Line into Houses of Parliament & Westminster Abbey Fully-Guided Tour
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
3h 45m
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
24
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    3h 45m
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    24
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 45m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 45m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 62043P4
Important information
Inclusions
  • Headsets
  • Entrance to Westminster Abbey
  • Entrance to Houses of Parliament
  • Fully guided tour inside Houses of Parliament & Westminster Abbey
  • Expert Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Houses of Parliament
Exclusions
  • Food & Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
Duration
3h 45m
Departure details
  • Sir Winston Churchill Statue, Parliament Square, London SW1P 3JX, UK This tour meets at the "Winston Churchill" statue. There are 12 statues within Parliament Square. This is the largest and is located on the northeast corner of the square closest to Big Ben. 'CHURCHILL' is written on the stone base of the statue. The closest underground station is Westminster.
  • Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, UK Inside Houses of Parliament.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
  • Please note that for security reasons bag searches will take place at Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament.
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Walks complies with all local government regulations. You may need to wear a mask or provide proof of vaccination to enter certain venues. Please refer to UK government guidelines for the most up to date information.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Inclusions
  • Headsets
  • Entrance to Westminster Abbey
  • Entrance to Houses of Parliament
  • Fully guided tour inside Houses of Parliament & Westminster Abbey
  • Expert Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Houses of Parliament
Exclusions
  • Food & Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
Departure details
  • Sir Winston Churchill Statue, Parliament Square, London SW1P 3JX, UK This tour meets at the "Winston Churchill" statue. There are 12 statues within Parliament Square. This is the largest and is located on the northeast corner of the square closest to Big Ben. 'CHURCHILL' is written on the stone base of the statue. The closest underground station is Westminster.
  • Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, UK Inside Houses of Parliament.
Duration
3h 45m
Return details
  • Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, UK Inside Houses of Parliament.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
  • Please note that for security reasons bag searches will take place at Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament.
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Walks complies with all local government regulations. You may need to wear a mask or provide proof of vaccination to enter certain venues. Please refer to UK government guidelines for the most up to date information.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Sir Winston Churchill Statue
    Parliament Square, London SW1P 3JX, UK
    This tour meets at the "Winston Churchill" statue. There are 12 statues within Parliament Square. This is the largest and is located on the northeast corner of the square closest to Big Ben. 'CHURCHILL' is written on the stone base of the statue. The closest underground station is Westminster.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Westminster Abbey
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    See details
    Pass by
    Parliament Square
  • 2
    Houses of Parliament
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Palace of Westminster
    London SW1A 0AA, UK
    Inside Houses of Parliament.
    See address & details
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Gene S
Frederick, Maryland16 contributions
Sep 2021
Richard was a FANTASTIC guide, his knowledge and experience was amazing. He took the time to patiently answer all our questions, and was both informative and funny. Would highly recommend this tour, Westminster Abbey was amazing - it felt like we were walking back in time, and the general tour of London was fascinating. Highly, highly recommend.
Written September 12, 2021
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Turtlewatcher2009
California8 contributions
Jan 2020
Loved our guided tour through Parliament and both houses. Superb! Lots of fascinating history and art.
Written January 12, 2020
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TakeWalksSF
Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your tour of Westminster and Parliament with us. :)
Written January 12, 2020
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Scott O
2 contributions
Sep 2019
Great tour to be able to see so much in one day. Our tour of Westminster Abbey and Parliament was expertly guided by Nicholas. The use of the individual audio hearing devices was a great touch to ensure that nothing wasn’t heard.
Written September 22, 2019
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TakeWalksSF
We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Nicholas! We appreciate your feedback and hope that the rest of your visit to London was a good one!
Written September 24, 2019
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robert g
Melbourne, Australia46 contributions
Dec 2019
The two tour guides, Nick (main) and Nick (House of Commons) were really good and REALLY knew their stuff. However, due to the cold (a LOT of time spent outside or in unreasonably cold areas) it was extremely hard to even concentrate on what they were saying . Standing on cold stone and standing in unheated areas for extensive periods just spoiled the whole experience for us. This would have been an epic tour in even spring or autumn, but was intolerable in winter especially as it was a four hour experience.
Written December 23, 2019
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TakeWalksSF
Hello Robert G, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience with our Skip-the-Line Houses of Parliament and Westminster tour. We are so sorry to hear that the chilly winter weather prevented you from enjoying this tour to the fullest! We always advise our guests to dress appropriately for the weather, but we understand that it can still be difficult to enjoy site-seeing in an uncomfortable environment. As we strive to continue and improve our services, we appreciate your comments and will take them into consideration moving forward. Thank you again for your review; we hope that the rest of your time in London was more enjoyable. Kind Regards, The Walks Team
Written December 24, 2019
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Matt N
Ringtown, PA136 contributions
Our guide, Nick, was excellent. He did a great job of organizing the tour and getting us everywhere on time. His narration was entertaining and informative. Very thorough tour of Westminster Abbey (with skip-the-line access through a rear entrance). Got us to the House of Parliament on time for our time-slotted guided tour there, as well. Both sites are wonderful and worth touring with Walks. My wife and I enjoyed this tour very much and would recommend it!
Written August 29, 2019
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TakeWalksSF
We're so glad that you had a wonderful tour of Westminster Abbey and Parliament with us! We do our best to deliver the best possible experiences to our guests, and we are happy to hear that in this case, we succeeded! Yours Truly, The Walks Team
Written September 12, 2019
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Beth M
Nashville, TN17 contributions
Aug 2019
The skip the line tour is the way to go! Our guides (Ruby) were both knowledgeable and enjoyable. I was inspired by seeing the famous burial sites that were long on my bucket list and learned something about Parliament. Great way to start off our stay in London.
Written August 15, 2019
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Dear Beth M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are so pleased to hear that this tour of Parliament was a great way for you to start off your stay in London! It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your guide(s) one this tour and that you were able to cross some things off your Bucket List! We hope to take Walks with you again soon! All the best, The Walks Team
Written August 20, 2019
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kauai223
Venetia, PA7 contributions
It was absolutely amazing!!! Both guides were fantastic! This tour was definitely one of my highlights of the weekend in London. Having a guided tour AND skip the line access to both places was so worth it.
I would do another Take Walks tour in a heartbeat. Thank you!!!
Written May 31, 2019
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Dear kauai223, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience! We are so happy that this tour was one of the highlights of your trip, it really warms our hearts! We can't wait for you to take Walks with us again! All the best, The Walks Team
Written July 31, 2019
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Marina L
London, UK82 contributions
Had a free tour of the Houses of Parliament today. Wrote to my local Mp and her office manager kindly spent a good two hours showing us around. Took all the back ways so was really good nothing was to much trouble. Had really good knowledge and was really amusing. If you are a uk resident try writing or emailing your local Mp to get tour they usually are really willing and it’s free.
Written November 19, 2018
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Ann W
Houston, TX8 contributions
Aug 2018 • Couples
Our guide was knowledgeable and passionate - we learned so much and enjoyed every step of the way. It's too bad that the Houses of Parliament will no longer allow private tours (we were the last day) but I am sure our guide will still continue to lead Abbey tours.
Written September 12, 2018
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Hello Ann W, Thank you for writing such a kind review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your guide and that you were able to learn so much from them. We will actually be able to continue to take tours inside the Houses of Parliament, however, all groups are required to use the guide that they provide. This is a great compromise because our guests will still get inside access to the Houses of Parliament. We are overjoyed that you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate you taking the time to write a review! Please consider taking Walks with us on your next adventure! Warmest regards, The Walks Team
Written April 26, 2019
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jacobk1955
Washington DC, DC1 contribution
We had a great tour visiting first the Westminster Abbey early in the morning before crowds arrived. We used a separate entrance and when we finished the lines were huge. Then we did the Parliament tour with our same guide and a small group compared to the mostly self-guided folks on audio tours. Our guide took us into closed rooms and behind velvet ropes in places like the Queen’s dressing chamber, and House of Commons meeting rooms. It was fascinating, would definitely recommend!
Written April 16, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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Bad
This is what I sent to walks. Said they would get back in 28 days😡 We have tried to contact you for weeks with NO
Robb H
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Worth it.
When we were getting ready to depart, it was so satisfying to look at the hours-long line to see the crown jewels a
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Amazing Tour!
Such an incredible way to see London in a day! Highly recommend this tour as it allows you to cover so much ground
Dave D
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Top notch Tower of London experience
We booked this tour primarily to see the opening ceremony and have early access to see the Crown Jewels, and I'm gl
Allyson E
Allyson E
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Best Tour Ever
This was one of my favorite tours of the trip!!! Our guide (I can’t remember her name😔) was outstanding! From the
billiejaneh
billiejaneh
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Excellent Way to See London's Top Site incl Big Ben!
Sarah was knowledgable and was effective at keeping the group together. Saw all the major sites and the most enjoya
Wmpoz
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Do not use this tour group
Guide needs to show up! No call no response from operator either. Ruined our entire day and trip to London!
Ltiggertaz
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Need to clearly state walking tour for 8 hours
Because you do not clearly state upfront that it is a walking tour the entire time. For the price I expected to be
beckybX7919EK
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The whole experience was great.
Richard was an excellent informative guide.our favorite thing if had to pick would be the Crown Jewels.Very impress
bhavins2911
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Fantastic
The tour was simply amazing. Our guide Alex was very knowledgeable and interesting person. He took us to all right
saija h
saija h
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Perfect insight to a most important establishment of democracy and history
I attended a tour of the parliament booked through their web site today. It was the most interesting , informative
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Fantastic tour
We loved this tour. It was my son’s first time to London and I was such a great way to hit several of the big thin
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Great guide and time spent
Vivien was a really sweet and attentive tour guide, she was very knowledgeable about the content we were viewing an
rebeccaradford
rebeccaradford
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Great Company, Great Experience
Richard was very friendly and provided an amazing tour of the city! The tour was a little pricey but overall worth
Jeffrey F
Jeffrey F
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See it all in an 8 hour tour
We had less than two days in London at the end of our European vacation. We wanted to see as much as we could in th
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