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Royal Courts of Justice

Strand, London WC2A 2LL, England
+44 20 7936 6751
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Strand, London WC2A 2LL, England
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+44 20 7936 6751
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Courts of Justice are free to the public and does not require any reservations prior. Designed by George Edmund Street this is a beautiful building with so much to see as you explore the Victorian gothic architecture. Such a great experience worth repeating...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Royal Courts of Justice (designed by George Edmund Street) are located on The Strand and house both the High Court and the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. They are open to the public and can be visited at any time – no...More

3  Thank Laurent J
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Firstly, Dean at Tour Support could not have been more helpful or friendly, even when two of our group decided to tag along last minute and then pulled out. Then, on the day itself, Mark, our guide gave us a really interesting tour around this...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

what a place to visit. the history is amazing. walking round and going into the court rooms while there is a trail going on was amazing.

Thank charliesgirl7
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Went in a group of 31 people yesterday. Wonderful building and a very informative tour with a Learning officer about the history of the place and some of the trials there. Started in the huge cathedral-like hall and saw the court rooms, Historic Robes collection...More

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Wonderful place just to pop in and a look. No charge. Building is really interesting, big and cold ! See Good looking Barristers in wigs, gowns etc.,

Thank Karin60
Reviewed 3 May 2017

You have to visit the piece of history! See the papers from the trail of Guy Fawkes! Beautiful building. We didn't have time to sit in a court for a hearing but this would probably be interesting.

Thank debsy42_10
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great opportunity to see the workings of the Courts of Justice. Just turn up and you can sit in on the scheduled cases. It's a good opportunity to see the workings of the justice system and to view this fine building and...More

Thank lesleyct
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Walking down Fleet Street I was surprised to see this building and ventured in without knowing what to expect. The security guard encouraged me to take a self-guided tour and it was terrific. I learned about the building, the laws of the land and other...More

5  Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

As with most of the other reviews this is an amazing building and well worth a visit. You can even sit in the courts whilst the barristers put their case to the law lords. Extremely interesting.

Thank blitzboy
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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7 March 2016|
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Response from Madeleine S | Reviewed this property |
You can take a phone in but there is airport style security. They have cases on Monday to Friday but they have very short terms- a bit like a private school so check online.
16 November 2015|
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Response from Judith G | Reviewed this property |
We certainly saw it on our tour ..... MOST impressive!