Cathedral
The Green Guide
George, St 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 the nave screen (1350), the reredos (1484), the Lady Chapel (1320), the shrine of St Alban, exquisite medieval wall paintings and ceiling panels.

Useful information

  • Address George, St Albans AL1 1BY
  • Phone +441727860780
  • Opening hours 8.30am-5.45pm
  • Departure
  • Arrival
  • Step
  • Nearby hotels
  • Nearby restaurants

Nearby tourist attractions

Nearby hotels

Nearby restaurants

  • From £19
    to £59
    MICHELIN Guide 2017
    466 m – St Michael's Village, Fishpool St, St Albans AL3 4RY
  • From £19
    to £55
    MICHELIN Guide 2017
    657 m – 2 Hatfield Rd, St Albans AL1 3RP
  • From £15
    to £53
    MICHELIN Guide 2017
    10.3 km – Brickwall Cl, Ayot Green AL6 9AA

Subscribe to the ViaMichelin newsletter

Don't miss out on the latest features and essential information for your travel

Lean more about our privacy policy