Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey 20 Deans Yd, London, Greater London, SW1P 3PA, England, UK.

     

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Westminster Abbey, founded 960,  is a large, mainly Gothic church beside the Palace of Westminster. It is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English and British monarchs. The abbey had the status of a cathedral between 1540 and 1550. Audio tours are available in eight languages and there is also a verger-led tour.

Westminster Abbey has a museum in a magnificent vaulted undercroft beneath the former monks' dormitory in an area of the Abbey dating back to the 11th century. The museum houses funeral effigies of royal and prominent British people.

There are four gardens within Westminster Abbey: the Garth, the Little Cloister, the College Garden and St Catherine's Garden. The first three of which are original. St Catherine's Garden lies in the area of the ruined monastery and was more recently created. 

There is a shop selling a wide variety of gifts, books and themed items. An online shop is also available.

The Cellarium café and terrace is spread over two floors is open for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. The menus can be view via its web site - see link below - and tables booked.

There are facilities for the disabled and many parts of the site are accessible. Full details can be found on the Disabled Go website

The Westminster Abbey Foundation exists to support the work and charitable purposes of the Abbey, St Margaret’s Church and the Choir School. Donations are gratefully received to fund important work. You may donate when you visit or by clicking the Charity Link below.

Facilities at Westminster Abbey

Café

Toilet

Charity link
http://www.westminster-abbey.org/support-the-abbey/making-a-donation

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