Experience the heart of British democracy on this fantastic walking tour through Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.
This tour only operates on Saturday meaning that while the government is in recess, you’ll be able to visit the Houses of Commons, the Houses of Lords and all the beautiful chambers that make up the Houses of Parliament. Along the way your guides will share unique stories and traditions that will show how the past and present combine to create a society that is both modern and steeped in history.
Your day begins with skip the line entry for the Westminster Abbey tour where your expert guide will tell you how the British Monarchy helped shape the British democracy we know to today. Next is the Houses of Parliament tour! Standing in what is the oldest part of the Westminster Hall your you will learn about the history of the 1000-year-old building from how it almost burnt down to where the Queen dons her crown.
From there it is on to the face of British democracy, the House of Commons. Here politicians come to a face off (literally) on how to run the country. You’ll learn about all the weird and wonderful traditions of UK politics and even why this is the only room in England that the Queen is not allowed to enter! The final part of tour includes a look around the Chamber of the Houses of Lords and the division lobbies here you will learn how the UK lord keep government in check and the Ancient Roman traditions are still practised today!
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Each tour is a maximum of 20 people per guide and all tickets must be pre-booked in advance.
Meeting Point: “Winston Churchill Statue”, Parliament Square, Westminster, London, SW1P 3JX.
Tour Duration: 3 Hours 45 mins
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