Saturday family activities: Beasts and Brasses

Saturday family activities: Beasts and Brasses

Date Time Location Price

Meet creatures great and small that call Westminster Abbey home.

Brass rubbing

Reveal grizzly griffins, loud lions and magnificent martlets in our beast-themed brass rubbing activity, which families can join in when visiting the Abbey on Saturday 2nd and Saturday 9th October.

Family Trails

You can also explore this beautiful building and discover tales of brave knights and fiery dragons with our family trails.

There are two free trails - one in the Abbey and one in The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries. Adults will need to pay to enter the Galleries.

Booking information

Family activities are free to join in when you purchase a ticket to the Abbey.

Suitable ages

Activities are suitable for children aged 3+. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times during their visit to the Abbey.


The family activity will finish at 1:00pm but you can tour the Abbey until it closes at 2:00pm.