Welcome to St Albans

St Albans stands out as a unique English Cathedral City. The city’s colourful history can be seen in the Roman remains and the beautiful medieval architecture. There are lush green parks and countryside, a buzzing metropolis, excellent attractions and interesting and ancient history. We have fabulous shopping with many small independent shops amongst the high street stores and a fantastic range of eating and drinking establishments. There are special events throughout the year. It's easy to get here too. We're just 22 minutes from London St Pancras, a short hop off the M1 and M25 motorways, within easy reach of London Luton and Heathrow airports. Come and visit to discover St Albans for yourself - you'll be sure of a warm welcome. 

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Things to do

Verulamium Museum

St Michael's Street, St Albans AL3 4SW

Award-winning museum, displaying beautiful objects from the Roman City of Verulamium, featuring superb mosaics and re-created Roman rooms giving the visitor an opportunity to discover the life and times of a major Roman city. Legion XIIII, ...

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Verulamium Park

St Albans AL3 4SW

Verulamium Park is set in 100 acres of beautiful parkland close to the city centre and is a popular attraction throughout the year with wide range of facilities. The Park is named after the Roman City of Verulamium on which it stands. The C...

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Eating and drinking

Pubs and Inns

St Albans is also the home of CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale and has many "real ale" pubs, including ancient hostelries, and holds a major a beer festival each year.

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St Albans is well positioned being just north of London with easy access from M1, A1 and M25. Click here for directions to St Albans.