St Albans Cathedral has plenty of activities, free events and interactive experiences throughout this historic attraction to keep all our younger visitors entertained.

Admission to the Cathedral, Welcome Centre and our exhibition area is free of charge.

Cathedral Activities

We have a variety of family-friendly explorer trail available from the Cathedral Shop, including our do it yourself adventure trail for Young Explorers!

Families can also explore the grounds of the Cathedral with our Tree Trail! Discover the history of some of the city's most ancient trees and find out all about their uses ans symbolism. Tree trails are available daily from the Cathedral Shop for £2.

We also offer a free digital tour of the Cathedral which you can access straight from your phone! Suitable for families. Visit here to access the guide.

The children's activities and interactive screens in the exhibition area are currently unavailable.

Virtual Abbey Tots Coffee Mornings

Tuesdays 9.30am, via Zoom

Meeting online via Zoom on Tuesday mornings, this popular parent and toddler group is open to all. Join these weekly get togethers with stories, crafts and songs for pre-school children and their parents and carers. Visit here for more information.


Baby changing facilities are located on the ground-floor level of the Welcome Centre. 

The Cathedral has easy access for buggies, visit our access page to view step-free entrances and stair-lift points.