St Albans Cathedral is an excellent place to get in the Christmas spirit, from finding the perfect Christmas gift in the Cathedral Shop to enjoying festive treats in the Abbot's Kitchen Café

There is something for everyone at the Cathedral this Christmas. You can visit our brand new cafe to sample some festive delights or pop into our shop where you will find some unique and alternative Christmas gifts. Don't forget to check out our busy programme of events and special services planned over the festive period which are open to all.


The Cathedral Shop

The Cathedral shop offers a wide range of Christmas gifts including decorations, Christmas cards and gifts inspired by the Nativity story and the Cathedral itself.

Visit here for opening times and contact information.


The Abbot's Kitchen Café

The Abbot’s Kitchen will be offering a festive menu throughout December, including a traditional two course Christmas Lunch from 2 – 15 December. For more information or to book your Christmas lunch, please call 01727 890270.

Visit here for opening times and more information.


Are you looking for a Christmas gift with a difference?

Adopt St Albans Cathedral and give something unique! Choose a Roman brick from the medieval tower, a pipe from the Harrison & Harrison organ, or a historic page, image or manuscript from the Cathedral archive.

From just £25, each bespoke Gift Pack includes details of the adoption, a certificate and your personal message – perfect for wrapping under the tree or sending through the post. Even better, your gift supports the future of this historic Cathedral.

Find out more here.