Photograph of the Grave of the Unknown Warrior in the nave at Westminster Abbey, representing Remembrance At home family activities

Remembrance

The Grave of the Unknown Warrior is one of the most famous remembrance memorials in the country but Westminster Abbey's connections to remembrance stretch far beyond this grave's poppy border. Unearth the story of the Unknown Warrior, make a poppy and explore the stained-glass windows of the RAF chapel.

Photograph of RAF Chapel glass quoting Shakespeare representing the Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Explore the stained-glass windows in Westminster Abbey that remember the Battle of Britain. Reflect on how we can mark important moments in history.

play button Play video
Illustration of mourners at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior in the nave of Westminster Abbey

The Unknown Warrior's journey

Discover the journey of the Unknown Warrior to Westminster Abbey and how he came to rest here over 100 years ago.

play button Play video
Photograph of multi-faith poppies within the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey

Poppies

Make your very own poppy for Remembrance day and find out about the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.

play button Play video
Illustration of father and son interacting

Visiting the Abbey

Westminster Abbey is a brilliant place for families to visit. There are animals to spot and stories to discover as you walk round. With over 3,000 people buried and remembered in the Abbey, there really is something for everyone to get excited about.

We run family activities on a variety of themes on Saturdays throughout the year and during local school holidays too. Explore the Abbey and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries with help from our exciting family trails.