Verger-led tours of the Abbey are available, in English, for individuals or family groups only (and not for larger parties or school visits). They start at the North Door, last for approximately 90 minutes and include a tour of the Shrine (containing the tomb of Saint Edward the Confessor), the Royal Tombs, Poets' Corner, the Cloisters and the Nave.
Price: £5.00 per person (in addition to the entrance charge).
Verger-led tours usually commence at the following times but are subject to availability and cannot be reserved in advance.
Verger-led tours are limited to 20 people. You are advised to arrive at the Abbey well in advance of the start of the tour.
Summer: April to September
Monday-Friday 10.00 am, 10.30 am, 11.00 am, 2.00 pm, 2.30 pm
Saturdays 10.00 am, 10.30 am, 11.00 am
Winter: October to March
Monday-Friday 10.30 am, 11.00 am, 2.00 pm, 2.30 pm
Saturday 10.30 am, 11.00 am
Please note that for operational reasons we are unable to offer any verger guided tours of the Abbey on 12th and 13th October 2017.