City centre drop off point

Coaches can drop off passengers in the city centre, just in front of St Albans Museum + Gallery on St Peter’s Street, postcode: AL1 3LF.

Sun – Tues and Thurs – Fri: space for two coaches

Wednesday and Saturday (on Charter Market days): space for one coach as half the coach bay is reserved for Market Traders.

There are public toilets at St Albans Museum + Gallery, adjacent to the drop-off point. These can be accessed down the stairs just inside the leftmost entrance door. There is also a disabled toilet on the ground floor, or at Drover’s Way car park 5 minutes from the drop-off point. We also have a Changing Places toilet at Bricket Road car park, 5 minutes’ from the drop-off point.

Christmas coach parking

FREE coach parking is available in December.

Please contact at least 48 hours before your visit to arrange parking.

Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre

Passenger drop-off point, short or long stay parking. Café and toilets at the leisure centre plus additional public toilets next to the athletics track. 

Number of coach parking spaces: 4

Up to 2 Hours free – Free 2 hour Pay and Display ticket must be obtained
Up to 24 hours £25.60

Location: Verulamium Park, off Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 2DJ

There is a Changing Places toilet within Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre.

Further information:

Verulamium car park

Passenger drop-off point, short or long stay parking. Public toilets outside Verulamium Museum, Inn on the Park café a short walk away in Verulamium Park.

Number of coach parking spaces: 2

Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Up to 24 hours £25.60

Location: St Michael’s Street, off Bluehouse Hill, St Albans AL3 4SW

Further information:

Free unreserved spaces

There are several locations where free parking is available for coaches. However, these bays are within on-street parking and space cannot be guaranteed. 

Griffiths Way
2 spaces on Griffiths Way between Sainsbury’s and Tapi carpets
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Upper Lattimore Road– limited availability during school term time
3 spaces outside Loreto College
Term time: weekdays 10:30am-2:30pm only and all day at weekends
School holidays: available all day 7 days a week

King Harry Lane
Limited waiting – max 4 hours
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Information for groups

If you would like any more information on facilities available for groups, see our groups section or contact Jenny Swatton on 01727 819492 or