Westminster Palace and Big Ben from the South Bank (image © Tutti Frutti/Shutterstock)
The home of the UK Parliament is open year-round. Choose from guided, multimedia and family tours, or attend various talks and events (advance booking recommended, but not always essential). When Parliament is in session, watch debates from the public galleries; free entry on a first-come, first-served basis. Closed Sun and bank hols; check for times and prices.