The Shrine of St Alban
The Shrine of St Alban is a site of national Pilgrimage and people have been coming here for over 1700 years. It is used as a place of prayer and stillness by visitors every day. Photo: Tim Bull
The Longest Nave in England
At 85 metres, St Albans Cathedral has the longest Nave in England. Photo: Luke Watson.
The Watching Loft
From the Watching Loft, monks and townsmen kepts guard over Alban's Shrine.
The Nave Statues
Seven statues of martyrs, sculpted by Rory Young and installed in the niches of the medieval nave screen in 2015.
Stunning Medieval Wall paintings
The Cathedral has one of the oldest and most extensive series of medieval wall paintings surviving today, ranging from the late 12th century to the 16th century.
The Bell Tower
St Albans is the only major church in England with a great crossing tower of the 11th century still standing.
The Lady Chapel
This 14th Century extension to the church is dedicated to Mary the Mother of Jesus.
The Rose Window
The magnificently coloured glass by Alan Younger was added to Grimthorpe's north transept rose window and unveiled in 1989 by Diana, Princess of Wales.
Time your visit to enjoy the beautiful singing of the Cathedral Choirs at Evensong. Weekdays 5pm; Saturdays 4pm; Sunday 6.30pm. Please note, outside of term time there may be a visiting choir or a short said service.