A primary school student makes notes on a clipboard during a self-led visit to Westminster Abbey

Self-led visits

You are welcome to book your school group in for a self-led visit to explore at your own pace. We have a range of downloadable trails which can help your students learn more about this amazing place. Discover more in our downloadable teachers’ pack.

Download our information pack

Information for visit organisers

We offer a specially developed route map and themed trails to help you lead a successful self-led visit. Please also read our information pack before you visit.

Group sizes

If you're bringing a Key Stage 1 class, you'll need at least one teacher or helper to every five pupils – and for Key Stage 2 classes, at least one teacher or helper to every ten pupils.

Large groups of students will need to be split, with the entry times staggered to avoid overcrowding.


EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 students
£2 per pupil

Adults accompanying EYFS and Key Stage 1 students
One adult per five pupils – free
Any other adults – £14 each

Adults accompanying Key Stage 2 students
One adult per ten pupils – free
Any other adults – £14 each

Schools and Travel Agents

School group bookings

Complete our enquiry form to book a visit for your school group.

Enquiry form

Travel agents booking

Complete our enquiry form to book a visit on behalf of a school.

Enquiry form
Photograph of member of staff dressed as Padre Railton delivering a Virtual Classroom session

Virtual classrooms

Our skilled Learning Officers can help your students understand more about the Abbey before your visit. Why not book one of our Virtual Classroom sessions to help give your visit context?

Find out more

Contact us

Have a question about self-led visits to the Abbey? Here's how you can get in touch:

[email protected]