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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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All reviews well worth a visit rose window free tour medieval wall paintings lady chapel guided tour amazing building awe inspiring albans cathedral no charge lovely place to visit town centre walk around verulamium park architecture choir nave
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went with my family who enjoyed a the place very much. It is bit busy during weekends and when there is a function but otherwise very spacious and calm place. The oldest Roman Catholic church in UK. I will recommend it for all.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been many time and every time I get in I feel like going back to the Romans. At the same place you can learn from different cultures .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Miguel E
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful cathedrals that I have been to. The staff are very helpful and there are some very useful and interesting notices to explain what you are looking at. The carvings are outstanding, particularly at the alter and take quite a while...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the morning service and staff were very helpful and professional service given towards my husband who uses a wheelchair for mobility.The choir was lovely.Tonight we went to the Advent Procession in the Abbey and again staff were very helpful and professional service. Lovely Advent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having gone into the Cathedral purely because I was looking for something to do, I'm glad I did. This Cathedral is in the heart of St Albans and is only about 15 minutes away from the St Albans City rail station. My first steps in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Notwithstanding building works this is a perfect site to visit. Lots of history and knowledgeable staff and tours to help. Parking a bit tricky but not a huge walk and well worth the effort

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martin O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to the cathedral immensely. It is a fascinating building with a wealth of architectural and historic interest. We also enjoyed seeing how alive it is and relevant to the community. There was a mothers and toddlers group at the high altar...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

after some years of not being in England, it was wonderful to be back home and truly enjoy St. Albans in all it beauty

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 744jesusk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

tho the catherdal dates from Roman times-the spirit , flow and mood is quite contemporary and very worshipful.special kudos for the staff and vicar for making this a "very real" place for faith development..p.s while we wee their we heard organ music-delightful

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited St Albans Cathedral on Saturday the 17th of November 2018. This visit was a stop/break, for a couple of hour's, on our way to Norwich with BlueBird Coaches , of Weymouth.We decided to visit The Cathedal because we love History,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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HappyHoildays
24 November 2016|
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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
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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
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