Houses of Parliament
The site of British Parliament since 1265, this neo-gothic building was constructed in the 19th century. Hear Big Ben chime in its clock tower and watch debates for free from the Public Galleries (p. 28). Guided and audio tours Mon-Fri (not 29 Aug). Guided tour adult £25.50; child £11. Audio tour adult £18.50; child £ 7.50 (first child free). www.parliament.uk/visiting. Palace of Westminster, Parliament Square, SW1A 0AA. T: 020-7219 4114. F8. Station: Westminster.