Westminster Hall is one of the largest unsupported medieval halls in Europe as it dates back to 1097. It was destroyed by a fire in 1834. Westminster Hall, The House of Commons, House of Lords, Victoria Tower, the Clock Tower, and Lobbies were all rebuilt 30 years after. A tour to the Houses of Parliament is an unforgettable experience for any tourist.
During the tour, you will walk in the Queen's footsteps as she would during the State Opening of Parliament. You will see the Lords Chamber, Commons Chamber and Westminster Hall among various galleried rooms all steeped in history.
Tours are given in English, French, Spanish and, German, however, there are more than 25 other languages available by private request. You can also extend your experience with an afternoon tea alongside the River Thames. Please note that some areas of the tour such may currently not available due to construction works.
To tour the clock-adorned Elizabeth Tower, you'll need to go with a local resident who has booked a tour with their MP.
The costs depend on the type of tour you choose, and it is slightly cheaper to book it in advance.
Adults - £18.50
Over 60s/Students - £16
Children (5 to 15) - £7.50
Adults - £25.50
Over 60s/Students - £21
Children (5 to 15) - £11
For more information on the tours available and to book tickets online visit the official Parliament website
From the Luna Simone Hotel, you can walk to the Houses of Parliament in 20 minutes. If you don’t feel like walking you can be there in 15 minutes via the 24 bus.