St Albans City Tour

The St Albans City tour takes us to the Roman City of St. Albans. It has a long and rich history but is also small enough to see in a day without rushing.  Originally inhabited by ancient British tribes, it later became a major Roman city and as Roman ruins in the park and a small amphitheatre and Roman museum.

Modern St. Albans is dominated by it’s glorious Abbey which is a Cathedral in all but name.  Here you can wonder at the amazing architecture and learn the story of Saint Albans, who was martyred here and visit his elaborate though fragile tomb.

Standing on a hill St Albans Abbey overlooks the old Roman city.  St Albans City Tour
Standing on a hill, St Albans Abbey overlooks the old Roman city.

St. Albans is also home to a market on its cobbled-stone streets as well as several notable churches including that of St. Michaels reputed to be the burial place of Francis Bacon. A short away is the Holy Well, with its strong connections not just to early Christianity but even with King Arthurs father, King Uther Pendragon who is said to have drank the magical waters here before a famous and unexpected victory against our enemies.

This tour is by train from Central London. The journey is about half an hour. Your guide can either meet you outside the small St Albans City Station or in London St Pancras if you prefer.

Departure Time:8.30am
City Location: London – Saint Albans
Duration of Tour: 5 hours
(Approximate times as all tours are bespoke)

How to book the St Albans City Tour

Adult Prices per person including entry fees (child prices available upon request).

1 Adult = £240

2 Adults = £200

3 Adults = £175

4 Adults = £130

For more information or to make a booking, please email yeoldeenglandtours@gmail.com

Alternatively you can book by using the automated booking process with Viator below. If Romans are your thing, don’t miss our private Roman London Tour.

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