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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey and St Margaret's Church are currently closed for general visiting but we remain open for worship and you are welcome to join us at our daily services.

The Abbey is also open for individual prayer from 10:30am - 12:30pm, Monday to Saturday.

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

Having a daily relationship with a 1000 year old garden is a joy.

Jan - Head Gardener

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