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Welcoming UK schools

Explore the Abbey

A school visit is a great way to discover Westminster Abbey. We offer guided tours, workshops, self-led visits, outreach, and video-conferencing. We’ve developed these activities to cover topics on the National Curriculum from EYFS to Key Stage 5, including subjects such as RE, History, English, STEM, and the arts.

Teaching resources

Coming soon - free, downloadable teaching resources about Westminster Abbey.

In the meantime, we'd love to hear your thoughts about the format and type of content that would be most valuable for you and your students.

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Find out more about Westminster Abbey's downloadable teaching resources aligned to the National Curriculum for KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4 and post-16 students

Families

Inspired by Westminster Abbey's thousand years of history we provide an exciting range of activities and tours for the whole family to enjoy and learn together.

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Families

Groups of children and young people

Explore ideas

The Abbey is a great place for young people to explore ideas around faith, British history, identity and much more. We are a living church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the burial place of distinguished figures in the nation's history. The Abbey is ideal for groups interested in exploring big questions.

Westminster Abbey Institute

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The Institute works with the public service institutions around Parliament Square to promote moral and spiritual values in public life. Its twice-yearly programmes of lectures and meetings are open to the public.

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Library & research

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Our library and muniment room house the extensive and historic collections of books, manuscripts and archival material belonging to the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. It's the definitive resource for research into all aspects of the Abbey’s history.

Explore the library

Having a daily relationship with a 1000 year old garden is a joy.

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Jan - Head Gardener

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