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Verulamium Park

Westminster Lodge Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 2DL, England
+44 1727 819366
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Oasis of calm with fantastic views

No visit to Sty Albans is complete without a trip round the lake as is it know n locally. Great... read more

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David S
St Albans, United Kingdom
History and beauty - perfect

Walking paths, river, waterfowl, remnants of a Roman wall, a Roman mosaic, a splash pad for... read more

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Verulamium Park is a public park in the City of St Albans, Hertfordshire. Along with being a wide open area for recreational purposes, the park includes all that is left of a Roman settlement from which the park takes it's name. The large amount of history on view in the park has resulted in a museum dedicated to the Historic Roman heritage upon which St Albans has been built. The park also includes a long list of facilities including; Tennis courts, sand courts, football and cricket pitches, An athletics track and field facility, a golf course, childrens play area, outdoor childrens Splash Park, a large leisure facility called westminster lodge Leisure Centre which contains a gym and indoor swimming pool, a cafe, a large lake fed by the River Ver, plenty of provision for picnics and family activities and what is thought to be the oldest and one of the most famous public houses in England called The Fighting Cocks. Overlooking the entire area is the St Albans Abbey, a large cathedral dating back to 1077AD. The park is an epicentre of greenery and wildlife and it is a hub of social and recreational activity that the people of St Albans can be extremely proud of.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Westminster Lodge Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 2DL, England
+44 1727 819366
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Reviewed yesterday

No visit to Sty Albans is complete without a trip round the lake as is it know n locally. Great stretch, always plenty happening, visit the cathedral, have a pint at the Fighting Cocks and a bite to eat, get away from the thongs in...More

Thank David S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking paths, river, waterfowl, remnants of a Roman wall, a Roman mosaic, a splash pad for children, and more. Simply gorgeous, the park is right next to the beautiful St. Albans Cathedral and the Varulamium Museum that is fun and informative. A perfect morning or...More

Thank wyotravels
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place for family outing.. Lake, River Ver, Roman Wall, Roman Mosaic - all in one place. Car park is crowded... costs £1.6 for 3 hours. Need to walk outside the Verulamium area to visit the Roman theatre.

Thank ArchanaInamdar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having seen the cathedral I then paid a visit to the Verulamium museum. I always think that what the Romans accomplished is amazing. We appeared to revert to mud huts after they left our shores! This is a fascinating walk through time and well worth...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful park and well maintained.If you love walking.A must visit is the The Pub The Fighting Cocks.

Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for kids and adults lovely walks duck pond also splash park is amazing can get very busy very nice for a family cycle ride around the park Lovely birthday treat at the cafe abbots kitchen it was very fresh just a shame about all...More

Thank Lozza710
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out here. My children had a fantastic time and we were there all day. Playground, splash park, cafe and great new area with trampolines, mini quads and mini golf.

Thank Suzy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely park. I went with my partner but we noticed that there was plenty for kids to do. The roman ruins are interesting. Just a shame we didn't bother to take a picnic! Also visited the oldest pub in England 'Ye Olde Fighting Cocks'...More

Thank Vegasaddict2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in St Albans for a few hours and had a stroll around the park in the sunshine. The park itself appears to be vast with lots of space for a variety of activities or a picnic. We did not see everything there is...More

Thank YvonneMChapman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely day so headed to Verulamium splash park. Its brilliant for little ones (and some bigger ones!) and keeps them entertained for ages. As they are running about in the water they dont get cold. The park itself is also great for playing football, cricket...More

Thank NannoMN
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13 August 2017|
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Response from HRobertson82 | Reviewed this property |
The pay and display near the Inn on the PArk / Museum is £1.60 for 3 hours. If you park by the Abbey Theatre / Leisure Centre, it is free for 2 hours
9 September 2015|
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Response from wyotravels | Reviewed this property |
Be sure to purchase a separate ticket. Because it is outside London, you cannot get there with an Oyster card and could face a penalty if you do so by accident.