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St Albans Cathedral

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St Albans Cathedral is the oldest site of continuous Christian worship in Britain. It stands over the place where Alban, the first martyr, was buried after giving his life for his faith over 1700 years ago.The building itself is a blend of...more
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Sumpter Yard, St Albans, England
+44 1727 860780
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the oldest cathedrals in the country and very special. Definitely worth visiting when in St Albans.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 5 days ago

This cathedral has a great gift shop - well worth the visit. Beautiful Architecture and view to die for make this a great family day out

Thank josiet3131
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful cathedral which is free to visit. I enjoy coming here regularly to escape. It has lovely architecture inside and out and is close to the main town so easy to access.

Thank carlamsay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes they used St Albans Cathedral to film the coronation scene with John Malkcovich.. I know this as I was in the scene as background. Plus I live near here. It is of superb tapestries..centuries old paintings,etchings and the lead windows are of colours you...More

Thank Tour738220
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I went to visit the cathedrale by chance, a organ concerto was played. It was beautiful. Its free and nice to walk in this very roman cathedrale - that you understand why if you visit the Verulamium Museum. The park outside is wide and...More

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s located and integrated in the center of the town and is adjacent to the beautiful and historic Verulamium park. The cathedral, which is one of the oldest in England, is huge and impressive. It’s one of the top attractions in Hertfordshire and is highly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive in its architecture and inner design. To understand the cathedral it's essential to know the story of Saint Alban whose shrine is inside. Foundation stone laid in 1115 but there was a church here before. One of the most significant cathedrals in Britain.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice place, there was a wedding going on so couldn't go around it all. Good little cafe on the side, nice grounds to walk around.

1  Thank darrenelain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my mum as I have never been inside the cathedral before. It's an amazing piece of architecture. To go and walk around is free, but they ask for a donation. There is plenty of historical items around with information cards attached and...More

1  Thank Luke G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful St. Albans! The Cathedral and Verulamium are a must visit, steeped in centuries old history going back to the Roman times! One of the Cathedral tours is a great way to learn about this beautifully peaceful place of worship and there is even a...More

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24 November 2016|
Response from wayne5000 |
Hi. Thanks for getting in touch. We have 2 wheelchairs available for visitors - if you go to the Vestry when you arrive the virgers will be very happy to help you. Most of the building is wheelchair accessible - with a... More
Mary J
17 December 2014|
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
Members on the electoral role are given the first chance to apply for tickets, and there are other services which require tickets. Nine Lessons and Carols. But there is usually scope for last minute arrivals at the two... More