Abbey by Night

Wed, 13 January 2016

See St Albans Cathedral in a whole new light on one of our special Abbey by Night tours.

Dates: Wednesday 5th October

              Wednesday 2nd November

              Wednesday 23rd November (Tickets for 8pm tour SOLD OUT)

              Wednesday 18th January

              Wednesday 8th February

              Wednesday 29th March


Price: £12.50. Includes drinks reception.

This unique, atmospheric tour gives you the rare chance to explore this magnificent Cathedral by candlelight. As darkness descends, you are guided around the candlelit venue by monks and historical characters who bring to life the building’s remarkable history and highlights. The tour encounters Walter of Colchester along the way who painted the rare medieval wall paintings and you may even meet an Abbot!

The Abbey by Night tours are rare and numbers are limited so we advise early booking

The tour lasts approximately one hour. The drinks reception starts 15 minutes before the tour start time in the Abbot's Kitchen at the Cathedral.

Bookings are accepted, subject to availability, on a first come first served basis. Tickets are non-refundable. Children aged 10 to 18 may take the tour if accompanied by an adult. The tour is not suitable for children under 10. Please let us know if you require wheelchair access.

For further information call 01727 890200.

Places can be booked via the Cathedral Box Office online (below), via telephone 01727 890290, or in the Cathedral Gift Shop.

PLEASE NOTE: There is no camera or mobile phone photography allowed on this tour. 

By booking your ticket online you are agreeing to the Cathedral Box Office Terms and Conditions

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