Groups and travel trade

Group tour in Central Lobby

Visits to the Houses of Parliament booked by group travel organisers and through the travel trade are very welcome.

Groups offering

Ticketed tours are available to groups from the UK and overseas on Saturdays throughout the year and on most weekdays during Parliamentary recesses including Christmas, Easter and the summer.

The Houses of Parliament offers a range of audio, guided and occasional themed tours, some of which include the option to add afternoon tea.

For most tours, group rates are available for groups of 10 or more if booked in advance.

Regular audio and guided tours are offered in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Mandarin. Guided tours in over 15 other languages can be arranged for groups on request and subject to the availability.

We are happy to receive special requests from group bookers looking to develop tour packages induding dining, hospitality and Parliament-related gifts. Please note that such requests can only be considered for times when the Houses are not sitting.

New tickets availability

We aim to make new tickets available on the first working day of the month looking forward six months; early February for July tickets, early March for August tickets and so on.

Groups and travel trade contacts

To check tour availability and make bookings please contact the Houses of Parliament’s Bookings Team by email or by calling 020 7219 4114.

Online bookings can also be made for groups of up to 25 people.

For special requests and more general enquiries please contact Ian Lacey, Marketing & Travel Trade Manager by email or by calling 020 7219 4565.

Useful video links

Two minute video preview of Houses of Parliament tours

How to access the Houses of Parliament (signed version)


We always aim to provide an excellent visitor experience and this has been recognised by a number of awards in the past few years:

  • 2014 Group Leisure Awards winner ‘Best Guided Tour’
  • 2014 TripAdvisor ‘Certificate of Excellence’
  • 2014 Group Travel Awards runner-up ‘Best Company or Venue Offering Guided Tours’
  • 2013 Group Travel Awards winner 'Best Attraction for Groups: Short Visit’

Exhibiting at groups and trade shows

The Houses of Parliament Visitor Services team exhibit at a number of shows throughout the year including:

  • Excursions
  • ExploreGB
  • Great for Groups
  • World Travel Market

If you are attending these events. please come and say hello and discuss your visiting requirements with us.

Trade Memberships

The Houses of Parliament is an active member or partner of the following organisations:

  • Association of Leading Visitor Attractions
  • Coach Tourism Council
  • Group Travel Organisers Association
  • London & Partners
  • UKInbound

We welcome visiting enquiries from other members or partners of these organisations.


Book tickets to visit the Houses of Parliament

The bookings phone line is open Monday to Saturday between 9am and 5pm GMT.

2015: Parliament in the Making

2015: Parliament in the Making logo

Join Parliament as we commemorate a series of major anniversaries in 2015: 750 years since De Montfort Parliament and 800 years since the sealing of Magna Carta.