St Albans Area 

About our town

With St Albans’ rich tapestry of history, culture and entertainment, it’s easy to see why this city is one of the jewels of Hertfordshire.

An ideal location

Located just 20 miles north of London and conveniently situated near the M25 and the M1, St Albans is ideal for commuters, while the rolling hills of Hertfordshire’s signature countryside offer stunning views and scenic landscapes for nature lovers.

Plenty to do

St Albans boasts a vibrant mix of culture and entertainment. Its nightlife includes live music venues, two theatres and an abundance of great restaurants, cafés and bars.

Verulamium Park is located near the city centre. Here you will find 100 acres of beautiful parkland and a wide range of facilities and activities throughout the year.


Local history

St Albans’ fascinating history dates back to Roman times. In fact, situated southwest of St Albans are the remains of what was once the third largest city in Roman Britain- Verulamium. Here you can learn about everyday life in Roman Britain at the museum, view the remaining foundations of various structures, and visit what’s left of the original city walls.

Not to be overlooked is St Albans’ magnificent cathedral- sometimes known as The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban. It is said to be the oldest site of continuous Christian worship in Britain.

Property in St Albans

A city with 2,000 years of history and growing affluence, St Albans boasts a wide array of properties and a pipeline full of new housing developments.

Here at Northwood, we know the St Albans property market inside out. If you’d like to speak to a member of our expert team, contact us today.

Click here to browse properties in St Albans.

Book a Free Market Appraisal

A market appraisal is a great way to start your property journey. You can find out what your property is worth with a virtual or face to face appointment in your home. If you’re thinking of making a move we would love to hear from you

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