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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Near Big Ben

 
 
 
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 30th December 2017 

Houses of Parliament

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
Westminster Abbey Midnight Mass, Christmas Carols & Services
Westminster Abbey Midnight Mass, Christmas Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 25th December 2017 

Westminster Abbey 3 minutes walk from Big Ben

Pack inside one of London's most famous landmarks for an old-fashioned service to take you right through to Christmas Day. ...More

 
Ex Cathedra: Christmas Music By Candlelight
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

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

A sequence of Christmas music old and new and readings to make you smile and reflect....More

David Titterington: Bach In Advent
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

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

The acclaimed organist performs a selection of Bach's chorales and fugues....More

Peter Harris & Hamish Brown
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

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

The tenor and pianist perform Britten's Winter Words Op 52....More

Beauty And The Feast
Beauty And The Feast
Foodie Events | Until 14th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

A delectable retelling of the original fairy tale, Beauty and the Feast takes over the Vaults under Waterloo this winter. ...More

 
Hair The Musical
Hair The Musical
Theatre | Until 14th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be staged in The Vaults beneath ...More

 
Hair
Theatre | Until 13th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

To mark the 50th anniversary of the tribal rock musical with a book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome ...More

The Grinning Man
Theatre | Until 17th February 2018 

Trafalgar Studios 9 minutes walk from Big Ben

Tony award-winning Tom Morris (War Horse) directs the West End transfer of Bristol Old Vic's acclaimed staging of the tragicomic ...More

La Boheme
La Boheme
Concerts | Until 6th January 2018 

Trafalgar Studios 9 minutes walk from Big Ben

A West End transfer for the King's Head Theatre's radical reworking of Puccini's tragic love story directed by Adam Spreadbury-Maher. ...More

 

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The York Realist
The York Realist
Theatre | From 8th February 

The Donmar Warehouse

Donmar Associate Robert Hastie, who delighted Donmar audiences with his celebrated productions of My Night ...More

 
Gundog
Theatre | From 31st January 

Royal Court Theatre

Writer Simon Longman makes his debut at the Royal Court with a poignant drama about two sisters, Anna and Becky, who are determined to hold their family together after the death of their mother until ...More

Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me
Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me
Exhibitions | On 29th October 

London Palladium

The 'Absolutely Fabulous' actress and comedian, Joanna Lumley, ...More

 
Quiz
Quiz
Theatre | From 31st March 

Noel Coward Theatre

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Quiz, the play about 'the coughing Major' ...More

 
Girls & Boys
Girls & Boys
Theatre | From 8th February 

Royal Court Theatre

Starring BAFTA Award winner Carey Mulligan, Girls & Boys sees writer Dennis Kelly collaborating for ...More

 
Oceania
Oceania
Exhibitions | From 29th September 

Royal Academy of Arts

Exploring themes of voyaging, place-making and encounter, Oceania marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal ...More

 
Renzo Piano
Renzo Piano
Exhibitions | From 15th September 

Royal Academy of Arts

He has designed some of the most striking buildings in our modern cities, from the ...More

 
Charles I: King and Collector
Charles I: King and Collector
Exhibitions | From 27th January 

Royal Academy of Arts

During his reign, from 1625 until his execution ...More

 
Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-2018
Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-2018
Exhibitions | From 28th March 

Design Museum

Taking the global financial crash of 2008 as ...More

 
So Many Reasons
So Many Reasons
Theatre | From 16th January 

Camden People's Theatre

Fuel presents a collaboration between writer Racheal Ofori and performer Heather Agyepong, exploring the unique ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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