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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
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Luke G
Reviewed 2 days 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

Thank OnAir134140
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a cliche to call cathedrals awe- inspiring and I love old stone building whatever their style. But this place demoted my previous number one of St Giles in Edinburgh to second place. Tour was great and I know these can be unpredictable but...More

Thank ngrant75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my wife. We were heading for a meal at the Foragers Pub and thought we would visit the Cathedral at the same time. It was very serene to sit there for a time to think. The arcitecture is stunning. Well worth a visit.

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are visiting all the Cathedrals in England, just got one left to see now. St Albans is an impressive building.

Thank Moongirl1954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An easy walk from the centre of town. The Cathedral itself is imposing and impressive and well worth a visit. During our visit, the organ was being played which just added to the experience. The grounds in which the Cathedral is located are extensive and...More

Thank NannaA53
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely architecture and a very interesting history. Acoustics are excellent and that make it worth visiting for musical performances. The different choirs are excellent. Worth getting a guided tour.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came across this place per coincident after a good lunch at the Prime Steak & Grill. Was walking and saw this huge Church, went in and asked a Lady who was doing flower arrangements if it was a Catholic Church. She was so nice...More

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. The parkland around the Cathedral is ideal for running, walking or cycling. A great location to walk dogs and children.

Thank Evie2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This magnificent cathedral has everything, always full of life and celebrating life whilst holding dear the principals of worship. The history and architecture make a visit well worth doing. During the year many events take place in or around the cathedral and it is always...More

Thank Barry S
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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