Opening times for Big Ben  

 
 
ADDRESS
Parliament Square, Westminster, St Margaret Street, London SW1A 0AA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Tours Mon to Fri 9.15am, 10.15am, 11.15am & 2.15pm | Max number: 16 people per tour
 
PRICES
Free - but by prior arrangement only
 
 

Location map of Big Ben

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Westminster Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Westminster
 
4 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 
 

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London Choral Sinfonia
Concerts | On 22nd February 2018 

St John's Smith Square 5 minutes walk from Big Ben

Michael Waldron conducts Byrd's Christe Qui Lux, Tallis's O Nata Lux, James Macmillan's O Radiant Dawn, Kodaly's Evening Song, John ...More

Alexander Mason
Concerts | On 22nd February 2018 

St John's Smith Square 5 minutes walk from Big Ben

The organist performs Cochereau's Triptyque Symphonique Sur Deux Themes, William Bolcom's Gospel Prelude On 'Amazing Grace', Alain's Deuxieme Fantaisie and ...More

Witness For The Prosecution
Witness For The Prosecution
Theatre | Until 11th March 2018 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall 6 minutes walk from Big Ben

Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth and must prove his innocence in director Lucy ...More

 
Soul In The Van
Concerts | Until 18th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

A soul-singer performs in the back of a van, to a handful of people, for 15 minutes....More

If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You
Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

One Duck presents a romantic drama set on a rooftop at Halloween....More

Margaret Thatcher Queen Of Soho
Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

Satirical cabaret sending up the ex-Prime Minister on the eve of...More

Neverland
Theatre | Until 18th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

The Guild of Misrule and Theatre Deli present a Peter Pan-inspired immersive musical filled with mermaids, rum and glittering pirates. ...More

Cause
Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

Lucy Jane Atkinson directs James Huntrods's twisting, continent-sprawling journey to a place where every belief is held to scrutiny, and ...More

Constellations
Theatre | Until 23rd February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

Sound designer and composer Anna Clock's audio-visual exploration of humanity's relationship with the cosmos....More

The Quantum Physics Of My Heart
Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

A comedy science lecture about growing up in the 90s, from chewing Hubba Bubba to 90s bangers, from Amy Tobias ...More

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Mick's Garage
Mick's Garage
Drinking 

Coming from Crate Brewery - their tap room is across the yard - it's ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Portrait
Tacita Dean: Portrait
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Portrait Gallery

The first National Portrait Gallery exhibition to be devoted to the medium of film, this ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Gallery

An exploration of still life by leading contemporary artist Tacita Dean featuring a new film ...More

 
Victorian Giants: The Birth Of Art Photography
Victorian Giants: The Birth Of Art Photography
Exhibitions | From 1st March 

National Portrait Gallery

Bringing together, for the first time, the works ...More

 
Action Against Hunger: Moveable Feast - The City
Action Against Hunger: Moveable Feast - The City
Foodie Events | On 12th March 

Duck & Waffle

Enjoy fine dining surrounded by 15 different types ...More

 
Soft Cell
Soft Cell
Concerts | On 30th September 

The O2 Arena

The sound of the '80s, synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell reunite for one last time at ...More

 
Everything Everything
Everything Everything
Concerts | On 10th March 

Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Foodie Events | From 4th April 

The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
Drinking 

Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The Bloomsbury Club Bar is an inviting Art Deco retreat serving delectable classic and contemporary cocktails. ...More

Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
The Coral Room
The Coral Room
Drinking 

A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
Attractions 

Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Dining 

Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Article 

Whether it's an all-singing, all-dancing musical or ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
Article 

A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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