In this week’s episode of Activity Quest, Adam visits Westminster Abbey.
It’s the podcast packed with stuff to do out-and-about.
Westminster Abbey is a royal church in the centre of London with over a thousand years of history.
You might remember it from the news recently as it’s where King Charles III was coronated. It plays host to a whole lot more than that, though!
What is Westminster Abbey?
Westminster Abbey is a really famous and old building in London.
It’s not just any building though – it’s super special because it’s a big church where many important events have happened for hundreds of years.
Imagine a place that’s like a history book brought to life!
It’s full of amazing stories about kings and queens who got married there, famous people who are remembered with statues or special places inside, and even where some really important folks are buried.
People visit Westminster Abbey to see all these cool things and to learn about the history of England. It’s like stepping into a magical world where you can feel the past come alive!
How much does it cost to visit Westminster Abbey?
The Abbey is open:
Monday – Friday: 09.30 – 15.30 (last entry)
Saturday: 09.00 – 15.00 (last entry)
An adult with one child (6-17 years) is £29.00
A child (6-17 Years) is £13.00
If you buy an online ticket via the Westminster Abbey website you can upgrade it to an annual pass free of charge. This will enable you to visit the Abbey three times for the price of one.
You’re highly advised to book in advance online.
How do I get to Westminster Abbey?
Sure, getting to Westminster Abbey using different modes of transportation is possible:
🚇 By tube
The nearest tube station to Westminster Abbey is Westminster. The station is served by the Circle, District, and Jubilee lines.
🚂 By train
If you’re traveling by train, you can reach London Victoria station or London Waterloo station.
From these train stations, you can take the London Underground (Tube) to Westminster or use buses or walk to get to Westminster Abbey.
🚌 By bus
Various bus routes serve Westminster Abbey. The specific bus numbers that stop near Westminster Abbey are 11, 24, 148, 211, and 453.
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