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Address: Between Bluehouse Hill and Holywell Hill, St. Albans AL1 2DL, England
Phone Number: +44 1727 819366
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Verulamium Park is a public park in the City of St Albans, Hertfordshire...
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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Lovely park with lake. Lots of ducks and swans for children to feed. We had a lovely walk around in the sun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely park with lake. Lots of ducks and swans for children to feed. We had a lovely walk around in the sun.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

There is lake in the park. Great place to take a stroll or walk around. Not advised to feed to feed the birds or swans, but people seem to do it/ A great place to take the kids and tire them out..

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Peaceful parklands and lake, playground for children, cafe, Roman mosaic and lovely place to picnic and feed the ducks. Car park available by the museum or a short downhill stroll from the Cathedral

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This park is really beautiful and picturesque all year round. Really peaceful place and fascinating scenery including parts of the roman history of st albans!

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

A lovely lake and beautiful countryside make a visit to this park a must. even the toilets are good! Ice cream van welcome for a treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Splash park for kids, beautiful lakes, walking from the cathedral down to the lakes. We usually park in Westminster Lodge and then walk a big loop.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a lovely park for a walk, a picnic or to take children to the many play areas, especially the water area - so much fun. It has rolling grasslands, St Alban's Cathedral as a backdrop and eating places nearby. There are pretty flowers and grand trees, a quintessential English scene.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This park is a very pleasant, open green space with plenty of waterways and only a few minutes stroll from the town centre. There were several nesting birds including coots and ducks, and being there in July we saw a number of young ones. There is also an attractive stone bridge over the water. There is a decent looking kids... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This park is good if you want to play ball games or sit on grass, but otherwise is not particularly scenic or interesting. I liked the Roman wall, but walking through the streets of the old town was much more interesting than the park.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A great way to relax or get some exercise walking around the park. The various birds are entertaining to watch and on a warm day the Wall's ice cream truck has lovely lollys.

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Additional Information about Verulamium Park

Address: Between Bluehouse Hill and Holywell Hill, St. Albans AL1 2DL, England
Phone Number: +44 1727 819366
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St. Albans
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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