Herts Big Weekend 2018

Sat, 24 March 2018 - Sun, 25 February 2018

The Herts Big Weekend 2018 takes place on 24th and 25th March - the closing weekend of English Tourism Week. The aim of the Big Weekend is to encourage local residents to discover and experience the many wonderful attractions and activities available in their home county – and to spread the word to others.

To register for tickets for this event, visit between 8th February and 11th March. 


Afternoon Teas and Tours

Enjoy a fascinating tour of the Cathedral with our expert guides followed by delicious teas and treats in the Abbot’s Kitchen. 

Hear the story of Alban, Britain’s first saint, and visit his shrine; see stunning medieval wall paintings and marvel at architecture through the ages.  After your tour, relax in the Abbot’s Kitchen and enjoy a delicious Cream Tea with freshly brewed fair trade filter coffee or a selection of teas, and home-baked plain or fruity scones with preserves and clotted cream.


  • To Book please email at least 3 days in advance.
  • We require any special request/catering specification/allergies to be communicated at the time of booking.
  • Our Cream Tea includes unlimited refills of tea and coffee; any additional food and drink will be charged for.

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