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


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

Family visits with children


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.


Disabled access

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

Groups and travel trade

Group guided tour in Central Lobby

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

Security information


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.



There are a variety of facilities available to visitors to Parliament

Photography, filming and mobile phone use

iStockphoto Camera

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

Parliament tours video preview

Tours videoView a two minute preview of Houses of Parliament tours

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.