Heritage Open Days Tower Tours

Sat, 9 September 2017 - Sun, 10 September 2017

Saturday 9th September: 10am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm

Sunday 10th September: 2pm, 4.30pm

Climb 193 steps, walk through medieval passages, see the Cathedral bells and enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the roof of the tower on this unique, spectacular tour! Tickets are available on the day from the Cathedral Box Office, on a first come, first served basis (maximum 4 per person). 12 people per tour. Event not suitable for children under the age of 11. Please note that tickets will only be available for tours on the same day and cannot be booked in advance.

Access Information

There are 193 steps, mostly in a steep and narrow medieval staircase. Visitors taking this tour need to be fit enough to manage such a climb. Anyone who suffers from vertigo or claustrophobia should not attempt it. The Cathedral reserves the right to refuse visitors admittance to the Tower and Roof Spaces.

This is just one of the many events for Heritage Open Days that you can enjoy in St Albans, full details can be found in the Heritage Open Days brochure.

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