An atmospheric candlelit service, featuring seasonal readings and music from the Cathedral Choirs, on 21 and 22 December. Read more
Join us for one of the Cathedral's most popular festive events - services take place on the hour, every hour from 11am until 4pm, on 16 December. Read more
Join us on Sunday 10 December for the Christingle service. This service uses a special symbol, a decorated orange, to explore the story of God’s love for the world at Christmas. Read more
Open Daily | 8.30am - 5.30pm
Free Entry | Donations Welcome
It costs £6000 a day to keep our historic Cathedral open
Today people come from far and wide to visit us, and we look forward to welcoming you. Whether you are a pilgrim or a tourist, are interested in history, beautiful buildings or just want to come and have a cup of tea in the Abbot’s Kitchen, we hope that you enjoy your visit.
Worship means different things to different people, so whether you are looking for a service to attend regularly, to light a candle or to spend some time soaking up the atmosphere of this ancient and holy place away from the noise of modern life, we hope St Albans Cathedral provides you with what you need.
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A cutting edge 360 degree experience, enabling you to virtually walk around our historic Cathedral. Go behind the scenes and explore some of our hidden secrets including the bell chamber, stone store and our medieval watching loft.
Experience the Nativity of Bethlehem right here in St Albans on the afternoon of 16 December.
New children’s story book from St Albans Cathedral is available to buy now! Read more
The Cathedrals Measure 2021 required Cathedrals to make some changes in the structures and membership of its committees. Read more
Another accolade for the project at the Landscape Institute Awards in London. Read more
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