The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy, privately and following guidance given, will sustain the worship of a building that has been a witness to God’s grace and glory for over a thousand years.Find out more
You're welcome to use our free multimedia guide when visiting the Abbey during normal hours. You can download the guide on your mobile or tablet, or use a device we supply.
The guide lets you explore the Abbey at your own pace and offers commentary in one of 14 languages:
English language commentary is by Oscar-winning actor, Jeremy Irons.
The Shrine of St Edward the Confessor is one of the most powerful features of the Abbey. To stand in the presence of a man who is both a saint and a monarch is awe-inspiring.