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St Albans Cathedral

Sumpter Yard, St Albans, England
+44 1727 860780
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Gem in the city

A nice cathedral with tons of history.Get a guided tour and the history can come alive. There are a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
St Albans, United Kingdom
A beautiful historic cathedral

This is a wonderful place to visit and there is no charge to look around this very historic site... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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 architectural styles spanning a millennia and contains recycled Roman bricks from Verulamium. Of special interest are the 13th century wall paintings, a rare watching loft and the shrines of Saint Alban and Amphibalus, the priest who converted Alban to Christianity.
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Sumpter Yard, St Albans, England
+44 1727 860780
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice cathedral with tons of history.Get a guided tour and the history can come alive. There are a lot of stories to tell what you would miss otherwise.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a wonderful place to visit and there is no charge to look around this very historic site. The stain glass windows are amazing and the guided tours are well worth while.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful cathedral with a tonne of history. The cathedral has lots to discover, play close attention to the columns and pillars which contain interesting carvings dating back hundreds of years. Entry is free which is excellent and I hope they don't plan...More

1  Thank CloseMyEyes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated just outside the city centre, no parking nearby, closest we got was a 10 minute walk away, there is a free guided tour everyday (please double check this) at 11.30 which was superb, lead by Harriet, v informative, took about 1 hour. The inside...More

1  Thank j w
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral is lovely, and it's surrounded by nice green areas. Well worth a visit. On Wed there's a market. Lovely!

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

St Albans Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral and is located just south of downtown St Albans, England. This nice town is located about 25 miles north of Central London. The Cathedral offers free guided tours every day (check their website for times) or...More

1  Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cathedral which was built centuries ago and houses the first martyr in England. Beautiful park, lake and pubs surrounds the area.

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are in St Albans. Large cathedral in gothic style. Like the grass area in the outside offering nice points of view on the cathedral and St Albans

Thank PduFou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely Amazing Place. Make you you take one of the free guided tours. The guide was fantastic and was full of information.

Thank Gavlar502
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful building giving a real insight to English church history. From the tower built from Roman bricks to the mock gothic facade this Abbey Church never ceases to amaze. The longest nave, the tombs of two saints (no one else has that),...More

Thank Tony F
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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
18 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