Planning your visit

Information to help plan visits and make the most of your time at the Houses of Parliament including how to find us, disability access, security and facilities.

How to find the Houses of Parliament

Bus on a bridge with the Houses of Parliament in the background

Download a map and find out about travelling to the Houses of Parliament by rail and underground, bus, river boat, walking, cycling, coach and car.

Family visits with children

Parent and child in Lords Chamber

The Houses of Parliament is a fantastic place for a family day out in London with the children. Find out how to make the most of your visit.

Accessibility

Disabled access

Parliament is accessible for visitors with disabilities and other access needs. Watch the video 'How to access to Houses of Parliament'.

Security information

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To ensure that Parliament remains a safe and accessible place for those who work within and visit Parliament, we have implemented a range of security measures.

Photography, filming and mobile phone use

Photography Westminster Hall

Information for visitors about photography, filming and mobile phone use at the Houses of Parliament.

Groups and travel trade

Group guided tour in the House of Lords Chamber

Information for group travel organisers and members of the travel trade about booking visits to the Houses of Parliament.

Virtual tour

Central Lobby ceiling

Explore some of the most famous rooms and discover more about the building's fascinating history and present day use.

The Palace of Westminster guide book

This beautifully illustrated 96 page guide is packed with stories about one of the world’s most famous buildings.