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
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 Michael’s Street 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
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..
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,..
Cottonmill Lane, GB - Saint Albans AL1 2HQ
Prix Prices from : 134 £
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 spa. Central London is just 40 minutes’ drive away. A beautiful Art Deco-inspired swimming pool, mo..
Restaurants Saint Albans
St Michael's Village, Fishpool St GB - AL3 4RY St Albans
Spacious, airy orangery 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 is good value. Formal service comes from a chatty team.
2 Hatfield Rd GB - AL1 3RP St Albans
Come on a 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.