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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey remains open for worship and you are welcome to join us at our daily Eucharist service if you are able to travel here safely within current government guidelines.

However, for the time being we are unable to open the Abbey and St Margaret’s Church for general visiting.

Plan your visit

Each year, we welcome over a million visitors to experience this remarkable site. Founded in 960AD, with the current building over 700 years old, this living, working church is a place of worship, celebration and ceremony, and is steeped in British history.

We place the highest importance on the health, safety and well-being of our worshippers, visitors, staff and volunteers. In accordance with the latest government advice the Abbey is currently closed for tourist visiting. However, we remain open for worship and you are welcome to join us at our daily services.

If you have purchased tickets from this site which you can no longer use please contact [email protected]

For other queries, please contact [email protected]


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Sunday, 28th February 2021
Second Sunday of Lent
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge.

Shop at the Abbey

Shop at the Abbey

We sell a range of merchandise inspired by the life, history, architecture of Westminster Abbey and its location in the heart of London. You can shop online and have your order shipped worldwide.

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Events at the Abbey

Events at the Abbey

We host a number of public events, including concerts, lectures, special services and family activities throughout the year. Many of these are free and open to the public.

What’s on today

Multimedia guide

Multimedia guides - available in 14 languages plus British Sign Language - are available to hire for £5 each. You can book these online with your ticket purchase or hire one on arrival.

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I feel very privileged to work here. I take so much pride in working for a beautiful place like the Abbey, it’s unique.

Alex - Abbey Marshal

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