Saint Albans Travel guide
Saint Albans : Michelin's recommendations
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 Street 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 ..
Hotels Saint Albans
Ryder House, Holywell Hill GB - Saint Albans AL1 1HG
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, restaurant..
54 Lemsford Rd GB - Saint Albans AL1 3PR
The Ardmore House Hotel is a charming Edwardian residence with a Victorian annex, tastefully converted to provide relaxing and comfortable accommodation. The hotel is situated in a pleasant residential area of St Albans, close to the town centre and..
23-25 Holywell Hill GB - St. Albans AL1 1EZ
Located in the centre of old St. Albans The White Hart hotel is an historic 600 year old coaching inn. Opposite the world famous Abbey, we are close to the centre of the old town and have our own 19 space car park for the exclusive use of our patrons..
Restaurants Saint Albans
St Michael's Village, Fishpool St GB - Saint Albans AL3 4RY
Spacious, airy conservatory in a family owned manor house, looking out over well-tended gardens. Impressive high ceiling and well-spaced tables. Daily set menu and à la carte are classically based. Formal service from a chatty team.
6 Spencer St GB - Saint Albans AL3 5EG
A pared-down style, minimally decorated restaurant with simple, precise helpings of Japanese food. No noodles or sushi, expect instead sukiyaki (a beef dish), and tempura.