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
Prix Prices from : 72 £
Retaining many Edwardian features but totally redesigned for the modern era, this hotel offers a good combination of value and quality in the heart of St. Albans. The hotel is located in the town centre, close to some excellent shopping, restaura..
Cottonmill Lane, GB - Saint Albans AL1 2HQ
At this magnificent Georgian house, guests can enjoy afternoon tea beside a roaring fire, stroll through 12 acres of pretty gardens, and relax in the Japanese-themed spa. Central London is just 40 minutes’ drive away. A beautiful Art Deco-inspired s..
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,..
Restaurants Saint Albans
6 Spencer St GB - Saint Albans AL3 5EG
A simply decorated restaurant with a pared-down Japanese style and a very amiable owner, who entertains children with her origami. Concise, authentic menu, with set 'sukiyaki', 'tempura' and 'tonkatsu' options - no sushi or noodles here!
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.