A group of secondary school students with clipboards in 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

You’ll need 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.

Prices

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 students
£6 per pupil

Adults accompanying Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 students
One adult per ten pupils – free
Any other adults – £14 each

Visiting during August

School groups visiting during August will need to take a private group tour, accompanied by a Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

Private group tours

Book a self-led tour for your group

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 the ceiling of Westminster Abbey

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]