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Verulamium Park

Westminster Lodge Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 2DL, England
+44 1727 819366
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Nice City Park with a Historical Theme

Nice park to walk through -- Lots of space for picnics and free style play. Kids Slash Park for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
pituresque setting

Born in St.Albans many years ago, I have always enjoyed strolling by the lake and the little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mrs Sarah W
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Westminster Lodge Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 2DL, England
+44 1727 819366
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice park to walk through -- Lots of space for picnics and free style play. Kids Slash Park for Toddlers available in the summer. Roman ruins to see as well !

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 2 days ago

Born in St.Albans many years ago, I have always enjoyed strolling by the lake and the little stream, which is the River Ver. I love the view of St.Albans Cathedral as you look across over the lake. The children love it there especially when they...More

Thank Mrs Sarah W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walk through the park huge place to see wildlife lakes and rivers recommend to all ages was amazed to see water birds nest in open view for all to see felt very relaxed and enjoyed taking in the scenery marvellous place will be visiting...More

Thank 451annmarie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Massive parkland area very popular on a sunny day like today. Sited with the museum and cathedral at each end. Lots of families, enjoying the fresh air, amongst the water, woods and grassy areas.

Thank ccws50
Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in St Albans and remember spending countless hours around Verulamium Park with my friends. There were also school trips as Verulamium was an important Roman centre. When I became a father I used to take my children to the park and they...More

Thank simonforde
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ran a half marathon through this park amd it was amazing. There are many hills and some are very steep and seem to go on forever. However, this park is lovely. Over some of the hills you have beautiful views of the city and...More

Thank Alicia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large well maintained park where children can play, a lake with birds and roman remains. If you are just looking for exercise the paths are well laid out and you can walk for either a short time or much longer if required....More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice place for a walk, game of football/frisby, time out, taking the kids to the play area. I was absolutely amazed by how this expanse of park was right in the centre of town

Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a walk around the park, lots of facilities including the café. Luckily the weather was fantastic and we sat overlooking the lake. Wonderful play area for children and the museum just outside the park.

Thank Martin Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here recently during the half term break. The place was really busy, but there was a buzz about it. It's so vast that it didn't feel over crowded and there are lots of things to see and do nearby, including the city of St...More

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How much is the car park?
26 May 2015|
Response from StAlbans P | Property representative |
Hello, further information about the fees for the car parks can been found on our website. 3 hours £1.50 3 to 24 hours £3.50 I hope this helps.