Photograph of candles on an altar in Westminster Abbey, representing faith


Westminster Abbey is, first and foremost, a living, working church where people of all faiths and none are welcome. Be still and reflect about how faith weaves the Abbey's 1,000 year story together.

Photograph of choristers standing in the middle of the Quire in Westminster Abbey, representing the Meet the Choristers Abbey at Home video

Meet the Choristers

Go behind the scenes to meet some of the Abbey's choristers and get a glimpse of a typical day for the boys in our Choir School.

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Illustration of Benedictine monks in the Cloisters at Westminster Abbey, representing St Benedict's Rule

St Benedict's rule

Discover how Westminster Abbey continues the 1,000 year tradition of welcome, starting with the monks who lived at the Abbey. Create a beautiful invitation to reach out your loved ones.

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Photograph of a priest praying with their hands together in Westminster Abbey, representing prayer and worship

Worship at Westminster

Explore how daily moments of sacred stillness at Westminster Abbey take place in many different forms.

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Photograph of organ pipes within Westminster Abbey, representing an introduction video about the organ

Introduction to the organ

Pull out all the stops with Peter Holder, Westminster Abbey’s Sub-Organist, to discover this incredible instrument which is used during services.

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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.