Take time to enjoy St Albans, a city with a wealth of remarkable heritage from over 2000 years of human occupation. Discover the city’s celebrated cathedral and museums. Explore the old historic streets packed with specialist shops, markets, pubs, cafés and restaurants or relax in the green oasis of Verulamium Park, with its 100 acres of tranquil parkland, close to the heart of the city.
St Albans has something to offer everyone, from the Roman history, churches, pubs, coaching inns, markets and ghostly happenings to the magnificent cathedral.
Throughout the year St Albans hosts numerous events and festivals from heritage open days and historic re-enactments to music and family fun.
At the Museum of St Albans you can discover the fascinating story of this historic city. The Verulamium Museum gives visitors an opportunity to discover the life and times of a major Roman city. Many beautiful objects are on display including mosaics and typical Roman rooms. In the nearby park is the Roman Mosaic – part of a suite of rooms from a large town house built around AD200.
If you'd like to find out more about St Albans before your visit, have a look at the local council tourism webpages at http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/tourism-and-travel/.
Or you can contact or call at the
St Albans Tourist & Information Centre
Tel: 01727 864511
Fax: 01727 863533
Nearby is the town of Harpenden and many beautiful villages such as Redbourn, Wheathampstead and London Colney.
Green Line 712 from London drops you in the heart of the city close to the main shopping area and within a short walk to some of the major attractions. Or catch Green Line 724 from Harlow and towns right across Hertfordshire.