The west towers of Westminster Abbey in the sunshine

Welcome to Westminster Abbey

A royal church offering daily services for all and a World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history.

About the Abbey

Photograph of architecture within the Lady Chapel, including an English Tudor Rose and a French fleur-de-lis, representing the Spring 2024 season of Fraternite

Spring Season: Fraternité

Join us for a season of events focusing on the fellowship between the UK and France, celebrating shared stories, cross-channel influence and the unity of nations. Through an immersive exhibition, music, talks and tours, uncover the relationship between these countries and their national churches, Notre-Dame and Westminster Abbey.

Spring season
Photograph of Little Cloister fountain surrounded by green leaves, representing the Creation season at Westminster Abbey

Summer Season: Creation

Spend time in nature this summer with our hopeful season of events, from garden tours to creative workshops to wellbeing walks. Drawing on our ancient roots and Christian faith, join us in our historic gardens to unearth our personal accountability, inspire communal action, and contribute to the global conversation.

Summer season

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Coronations, royal weddings, kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, heroes and villains – history happens here and it’s all waiting to be discovered.

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Everyone is welcome at our services, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.

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Florence Nightingale Service 2024 - Lamp

Florence Nightingale remembered at annual service

Thursday, 16th May 2024

The Venerable Tricia Hillas appointed the next Bishop of Sodor and Man

The Venerable Tricia Hillas appointed the next Bishop of Sodor and Man

Thursday, 16th May 2024

Westminster Abbey Sub-Organist: Peter Holder

Peter Holder to be Organist at Christ Church, Oxford

Tuesday, 14th May 2024

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The Nave of the Abbey

Support Us

Support from our visitors and donors helps us care for the Abbey and keeps us open as a living working church. We are independent and receive no funding from the Church, the Government or, the Crown. So, your help really counts.

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