St. Albans, located in Hertfordshire, is a beautiful cathedral city situated north of London. The town dates back to Roman times and was once known as Verulanium. Ruins of the Roman wall that once surrounded the city as well as a theatre are still visible and open to visitation today. The cathedral is definitely a must see if you are going to be in the area. The cathedral was actually partially constructed from stones that were taken from the ancient Roman town. There are ample shopping and dining venues in St. Albans as well as in the surrounding area for visitors to enjoy.
St Albans is an English town and it is located just half an hour drive from Central London. This proximity with the industrial hub has made it an important town on the map of England. The town has much to offer in the form of museums, royal houses and modern studio halls.
Verulamium Museum is centrally located in the grand parkland, the museum is built on the same site where once Romans had an important town. This is why the local administration has tried to reflect this historical context by introducing many aspects of Roman life in the museum. In short, it provides an enthralling experience of visiting a Roman city, as systematically rooms are designed in such a way to give a joyful experience of Roman way of life. Apart from the museum the parkland offers many facilities including golf, tennis and children playing areas, which makes the area a complete treat for the whole family.
Beaumount Hall Studios demonstrates the artistic side of the town. It covers all the modern genres in photography and sculpture. It even hosts many drawing classes, which shows the locals how to start a drawing profession.
If you are interested in Elizabethan and Victorian political history then Hatfield House has much to offer in the form of furniture, paintings and the relevant historical context. It lies in parkland which also nourishes many gardens, and these gardens are considered as one of the finest gardens in the country. This makes it a treat for the young and adults.