Every year Westminster Abbey welcomes over one million visitors who want to explore this wonderful 700-year-old building. Thousands more join us for worship at our daily services. Kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, priests, heroes and villains - the Abbey is a must-see living pageant of British history. Visit our website www.westminster-abbey.org to find out more.
To serve Almighty God as a ‘school of the Lord’s service’ by offering divine worship daily and publicly; To serve the Sovereign by daily prayer and by a ready response to requests made by or on behalf of Her Majesty; To serve the nation by fostering the place of true religion within national life, maintaining a close relationship with members of the House of Commons and House of Lords and with others in representative positions; To serve pilgrims and all other visitors and to maintain a tradition of hospitality.