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St Albans Cathedral

Sumpter Yard, St Albans, England
+44 1727 860780
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Lovely old cathedral with amazing wall paintings

Lovely cathedral, partly ruined by Victorian re-building after the nave collapsed but still well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bob T
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St Albans, United Kingdom
Breathtaking

I have the pleasure of working in this amazing building. Every time I visit I'm taken back with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul H
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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Sumpter Yard, St Albans, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely cathedral, partly ruined by Victorian re-building after the nave collapsed but still well worth a visit. It is a nice old market town and well worth a visit - the markets are on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Plenty of Roman remains to see as well...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have the pleasure of working in this amazing building. Every time I visit I'm taken back with the architecture and craftsmanship of the Abbey. As a St.Albans resident it makes me proud everytime I visit. Defiantly worth a visit.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a long time walking around this beautiful building. A real contrast between the 13th century wall paintings and the more recent parts. We enjoyed a tea break in the temporary cafe and then continued. Lots to see, from the ceilings, to the embroideries....More

Thank HEJ44
Reviewed 5 days ago

always a very pleasant visit and set amongst beautiful grounds. Haven't managed to attend a service here yet, but hope to soon - sure it'll be very special.

Thank Akshay C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Every third Sunday of the month at St. Albans Cathedral replaces Sung Eucharist with Matins. It is sung in the nave today by the regular choir in a semi-circle on modernistic benches made of a light which wood which would not be out of place...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visit here frequently just to enjoy the beautiful building and the peaceful atmosphere. Lovely to spend an hour wandering around. Well worth a visit.

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly. Interesting place. Great tours. Quality worship. If in St Albans then take a look. I've been here plenty of times. The choral worship is great if it's your thing. The refectory offers food - jacket potatoes, soup etc. There is a library too

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great visit here such a wonderful experience plenty of history and lots of things to see great atmosphere

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was by chance we had a couple of hrs to spare to St Albans, so decided to visit the cathedral. It was an awesome building, architecture and engineering of the arches in the roof/ceiling were fascinating to look at. Having recently visited Córdoba cathedral...More

Thank DeejMonkseaton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful cathedral, they were setting up for a show when we went so atmosphere was a bit spoiled. Nice grounds.

Thank thenerdManchester
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HappyHoildays
Can you please let me know if wheelchairs are available for hire for the less able among us ?
25 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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Trevor C
Is there disabled parking in Sumpter Yard?
12 March 2015|
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Mary J
are preferences given to regular churchgoers on xmas eve midnight mass and where would you park?
18 December 2014|
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Response from Bartek C | Reviewed this property |
You may park outside the verulamium museum and go to the Cathedral through the Verulamium park.
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