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Verulamium Park

Westminster Lodge Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 2DL, England
+44 1727 819366
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Lovely for a gentle stroll

Having visited the nearby Waffle House my friend and I decided to go for a walk to let my 3yr old... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
A lovely park

Very enjoyable strolling around the park. There is a lovely lake with lots of birdlife, including a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Verulamium Park is a public park in the City of St Albans, Hertfordshire. Along with being a wide open area for recreational purposes, the park includes all that is left of a Roman settlement from which the park takes it's name. The large amount of history on view in the park has resulted in a museum dedicated to the Historic Roman heritage upon which St Albans has been built. The park also includes a long list of facilities including; Tennis courts, sand courts, football and cricket pitches, An athletics track and field facility, a golf course, childrens play area, outdoor childrens Splash Park, a large leisure facility called westminster lodge Leisure Centre which contains a gym and indoor swimming pool, a cafe, a large lake fed by the River Ver, plenty of provision for picnics and family activities and what is thought to be the oldest and one of the most famous public houses in England called The Fighting Cocks. Overlooking the entire area is the St Albans Abbey, a large cathedral dating back to 1077AD. The park is an epicentre of greenery and wildlife and it is a hub of social and recreational activity that the people of St Albans can be extremely proud of.
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Westminster Lodge Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 2DL, England
+44 1727 819366
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having visited the nearby Waffle House my friend and I decided to go for a walk to let my 3yr old let off steam! What a beautiful well kept park! The car park is reasonable price and has card payment. We immediately located a good...More

Thank Sammy_P8
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very enjoyable strolling around the park. There is a lovely lake with lots of birdlife, including a heronry.

Thank 558bry
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this park with our dog... and enjoyed walking around. There is small lake .. or rather a big pond, playground, splash park for children (which looked fun!), beach volleyball, etc. There is also a cafe which you can have your cup of tea,...More

Thank pargowin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great park so clean and tidy lovely walk there is a splash park for kids a small play ground you could spend hours there

Thank williamr0e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant park at the edge of St Albans centre - surrounded by medieval streets and a number of good old worldly pubs - car park can get very full - lots of open spaces and a lovely walk around the lake - mainly grass...More

Thank Pe4u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come here often to walk the dog. It is a huge park with a lake. Lots of birds too. Great place to get some exercise and some fresh air.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great park, it has a nice cafe, there is a splash park, a small playground. Lots of sports - tennis, golf, volleyball. If you have time take a walk around the lake, it's full of wildlife, heron island and the occasional terrapin. There are bits...More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is absolutely fabulous! So green and tidy, it's the ideal place where you can spend some hours relaxing. You can also see a part of the Roman wall. In this park there is enough place for everyone, kids playground, football fields, benches and...More

Thank Cesare T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the nicest day of the year a lovely stroll through this beautiful park 😊A joy to see so many families enjoying the sun 🌞and scenery. So much for everyone here with Roman ruins 🏛, boating lake ⛵️splash park 💦mini fairground 🎠views, birds 🦆cute cafe...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely park with vast spaces to chill out, relax and play. They even have 3 beach volley ball courts that you can hire. There were an ice cream vans at each side of the lake selling softie ice cream (from £2 small). The only challenge...More

Thank AndrewFromEngland
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13 August 2017|
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Response from HRobertson82 | Reviewed this property |
The pay and display near the Inn on the PArk / Museum is £1.60 for 3 hours. If you park by the Abbey Theatre / Leisure Centre, it is free for 2 hours
9 September 2015|
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Response from wyotravels | Reviewed this property |
Be sure to purchase a separate ticket. Because it is outside London, you cannot get there with an Oyster card and could face a penalty if you do so by accident.