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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey is not currently open for worship or general visiting but you are welcome to visit for individual prayer at the following times:

Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Our clergy are also producing regular podcasts to support worship from home.

What to see and do

With the Abbey’s rich history, there are many parts of it you’ll want to see when you visit. Explore the most popular spots to find out which area interests you most.

Poets' Corner

Poets' Corner

in the south transept

The colourful flags of the Knights of the Order Bath hanging above the wooden stalls in the Lady Chapel, Westminster Abbey

The Lady Chapel

at the eastern end of the church
Visitors may not be able to view all the Royal tombs at this time.

Bronze effigy of Henry III, wearing a crown, his head resting on a pillow

Royal Tombs

the eastern end of the church
Visitors may not be able to view all the Royal tombs at this time.

A medieval wooden door ajar revealing a small chamber with benches and a stone altar with a crucifix and candles

Pyx Chamber

off the east cloister

Red lamps in the Quire of Westminster Abbey

The Quire

in the centre of the church

An intersection of two parts of the Cloisters showing arched roofing, paving stones and numerous graves and memorials

Cloisters

accessible via Dean’s Yard or the church

Chapter House

Chapter House

in the east cloister

It’s very hard not to be enthusiastic working at the Abbey. If this place doesn’t make you smile I don’t know what will.

Valerie - Foundation Director

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