Westminster Trips

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT TOURS ARE OFTEN FULLY BOOKED TWO TO THREE MONTHS IN ADVANCE

Julian is always willing to help Solihull residents who would like to visit Parliament. He can help to facilitate a tour and if available would be delighted to meet with you or your group during your visit.

For general information, you can visit the UK Parliament website by clicking here.

Tour times available via an MP are outlined below:

Tours start every 5 minutes and last approximately 75 minutes.

Tour Times in Session
Monday and Tuesday: 9am-12noon (full tour)
Wednesday: 9am-9.55am (full tour) and 10am-12noon (partial tour of Lords only)
Thursday: no tours
Friday: 3.30pm-5pm (full tour)
Saturday: 9.15am – 4.30pm (full tour)

Non Sitting Days & Recesses :

Summer recess (once both Houses have risen) : Monday 9.30am - 12.30pm (except Bank Holidays)
Short November recess : 9.30am - 5.00pm
All other Recess : Mondays 9.30am - 5.00pm (except Bank Holidays where tours will move to Tuesdays)

Travelling to Westminster – Virgin Trains Group Discounts

Constituent visits
Groups of constituents making a trip to Westminster may be interested in the new group-e product from Virgin Trains which offers discounts for groups of 3 – 8 people travelling together. More information can be found HERE.

Educational visits to Westminister
Virgin Trains also have special rates for school groups which are ideal for those visiting Westminster. These are heavily-discounted rates and schools need to their education department reference number to qualify.

Schools should contact Group Travel on 0844 556 5622 asking for ‘schools group travel rates.’

Holiday periods book up very quickly so early planning is encouraged. For assistance from Julian, please call his office on 020 7219 3577 or email him on julian.knight.mp@parliament.uk