Access and security

Parliament welcomes all visitors but please take note of our security guidelines, before and during your visit. Visitors with a disability can find detailed information on specific access arrangements.

Security information

To ensure that Parliament remains accessible to the public we have implemented some simple security guidelines

Attending events at Parliament

Information for invited guests attending private events at the Houses of Parliament.

Disabled access

Parliament is open and accessible to all visitors with disabilities.

Virtual tours

Can't visit Parliament in person? Why not climb the Clock Tower, have a look around the Commons or visit the House of Lords library with this series of online tours.

Watch committees

Committees, made up of MPs or Lords, examine issues in detail such as new legislation or topics like the economy. Watch democracy in action by attending a public committee session.

Related information

Where do I go?

Lost in the wilds of Westminster? Find your bearings with our maps of the parliamentary estate and the surrounding area.