10 Best Hostels in London
Handpicked by a Local Expert
No results found
Filter Events by Sub-Category
Please select a Date first.
Evocative, emblematic and iconic, for years the Houses of Parliament have taken the pride of place on many a travel article and visitor's London photo collection. And rightly so - powerful and majestic at any time of day, the perpendicular Gothic style of the building shines the brightest when it is lit up at night.
The Houses of Parliament are the political centre and meeting place of the two houses of Parliament in the UK, the House of Lords and the House of Commons.
Big Ben, the name given to the massive bell struck every 15 minutes within the belfry, has now come to be the name given to the entire clocktower.
Tours are available inside the Houses, offering views of the chambers and debate rooms where Britain's political elite and decision makers battle it out. It's possible to attend debates, watch committees and, if you're a UK national, climb the tower. The artistry and attention to details within the building are impeccable, and works of art and inscriptions litter the interior.
Be aware that security and entry into the Houses are as stringent as any airport. Be prepared to queue for the more popular tours and rooms within the building.
Opening Times: 09:15 - 16:30
Prices: Adults: £15 - - Concessions: £10 - - Children aged 5-15: £6.
Nearest Tube: Westminster station, on the Jubilee Line.
Norman Shaw South, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, SW1A 2HZView Larger Map
No need to worry if your plans change with free cancellation options available
All of our providers offer 24/7 support
Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.
Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places
Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others
Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section
My Guide London is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.
We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.