City Walks start outside the Old Town Hall in Market Place and take from an hour to an hour and a half, exploring the immense and engaging history of St Albans
Christmas Market walks arranged again this year. See News and Calendar pages for details
St Albans Tour Guides
We boast a rich heritage spanning 2000 years.
Join our fully trained guides and explore the fascinating history on one of our many walking tours. Discover the most picturesque and interesting areas of the city, such as the medieval Clock Tower built between 1403 and 1412 surviving over 600 years of use
Take an amble through the ancient marketplace where people have been walking for hundreds of years. Take the route to the Abbey that Kings and Queens have trod in times gone by. This magnificent building, containing the shrine of St Alban, the first British Christian martyr, stands proudly dominating the city’s skyline. Explore one of the finest examples of a Roman theatre in Britain.
All this and much more can be seen on the guided walking tours.
The calendar lists all the walks and topics for the year and an outline of each walk can be found on the following page.
The City of St Albans Tour Guides was founded in 1964. A training programme is undertaken by guides covering both historical knowledge and practical guiding techniques. Meet the guide at the Tourist Information Centre in St Albans. Please refer to the map for full details.