Memorial bust to Cornelius Van Dun in St Margaret's Church, Westminster

Visit St Margaret's

Entry is free and you can find out more about the church with our free plan and guide when you visit - or ask about the free daily guided tour of St Margaret’s at the Abbey ticket desk.

General information

Entering the church

From Monday to Saturday, you can enter the church by the West Gate of the North Green, near the junction of Broad Sanctuary and The Sanctuary.

On Sundays, all the gates to the North Green are open.

For your safety

We carry out security checks every day.


Sorry, we don’t allow photography in the church.


St Margaret’s has a ramp for wheelchair users.

We also provide a hearing loop for those who need it.


While you’re visiting St Margaret’s, you can enjoy the Abbey’s Cellarium Café, browse in the shop and use the toilets.

Entry Times

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Monday, 24th January 2022
St Margaret's Church Closed
Engraving depicting a service in St Margaret's Westminster, circa 1809

History of St Margaret's

It may seem surprising to find another large church standing so close to the might and magnificence of Westminster Abbey.

Why another church?

Services SM Test

1st - 31st January 2022
Sunday, 2nd January 2022
Second Sunday of Christmas
11.00am Sung Eucharist
Sunday, 9th January 2022
The Baptism of Christ - First Sunday of Epiphany
11.00am Sung Eucharist