Things to see and do - Saint Albans
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The Roman city of Verulamium was built here on one bank of the River Ver. Bricks from the Roman town were subsequently used to build an abbey on the opposite bank, which later became a parish church and then a cathedral, as the large village developed into a town.
Tourist attractions Saint Albans : Things to see and do
st. George GB - Saint Albans AL1 1BY
The original abbey was a shrine to St Alban, England's first Christian martyr. The present building, dominated by its Norman tower, was started in 1077 and underwent many alterations. The façade dates from 1879. Interesting features inside include th..
st. St Michael's GB - Saint Albans AL3 4SW
Verulamium was one of the largest cities in Roman Britain. It was founded in AD 49 and rebuilt at least twice, once after being sacked in AD 61 and again in AD 155 after a major fire. The site was excavated in the 1930s and in the 1950s. The museum p..
Hotels Saint Albans
Ryder House, Holywell Hill GB - Saint Albans AL1 1HG
Located in the heart of St. Albans, Clarion Collection Hotel St Albans is set in an Edwardian building and features an on-site bar. It has a 24-hour front desk and offers stylish rooms with free WiFi access throughout and on-site private parking free..
Smug Oak Lane, Watling Street GB - Saint Albans AL2 3PN
This attractive Premier Inn has a country location near to the M1 and M25, and a short walk from Bricket Wood Train Station, which has services to Watford Junction. St. Albans centre is only 4 miles away. Close by is a pleasant Beefeater restaurant,..
54 Lemsford Rd GB - Saint Albans AL1 3PR
Set in an Edwardian residence with a Victorian annex, Ardmore House Hotel is located in St Albans and boasts a large garden with a pond, as well as an on-site bar, a restaurant and a piano room. It offers rooms with traditional décor and free WiFi ac..
Restaurants Saint Albans
St Michael's Village, Fishpool St GB - Saint Albans AL3 4RY
Spacious, airy conservatory in a family owned manor house, which looks out over well-tended gardens and a lake. Daily changing dishes feature contemporary twists; the Lake Menu represents good value. Formal service from a chatty team.
2 Hatfield Rd GB - Saint Albans AL1 3RP
Come on Sunday for 'lobster and steak night' or any day of the week for refined, tasty dishes with a modern edge. Three contemporary dining rooms feature bold artwork from the local gallery. Try the lesser-known wines by the glass.