Explore the city’s ancient churches and discover their stories in this self-guided trail.

The 3 mile trail takes in four historic churches:

  • St Albans Cathedral – home to the shrine of St Alban, who gave the city its name and was Britain’s first Christian Saint
  • St Michael’s Church – the most extant Anglo-Saxon building in Hertfordshire, built in the 10th century
  • St Stephen’s Church – originally built predominantly of wood in around 850, St Stephen’s was rebuilt between 1100 and 1118
  • St Peter’s Church – originally an Anglo-Saxon building, but rebuilt in the 13th and 15th centuries, its tower is the highest point in St Albans

Download the Pilgrim Church trail below.

St Albans Pilgrim Church Trail