All the info you need

Find out more about drop-off points, parking, access and restaurants which cater for groups. We will add information on itineraries and twin-centre visits in early 2019.

Christmas Market coaches

St Albans Christmas Market, part of Meraki Christmas Festival, takes place from Friday 30th November to Saturday 22nd December. To book FREE coach parking, please complete our online booking form.

Please note that coach parking must be pre-booked – coaches will not be allowed access to the parking area unless they have booked at least 1 day in advance. If you cannot give advance notice, there are some coach parking spaces in the city, but these cannot be guaranteed.

Getting here

By road: St Albans is close to the M1 (junction 6), A1(M) and M25 (junctions 21A and 22), making it easily accessible from all parts of the UK.

For public transport options, see our how to find us page.

Coach parking in St Albans

There is coach parking available at various sites around St Albans city centre.

The main coach parking areas are:

  • Westminster Lodge car park, Verulamium Park, off Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 2DJ
  • Verulamium car park, St Michael’s Street, off Bluehouse Hill, St Albans AL3 4SW

There are toilet facilities by Verulamium and Westminster Lodge car parks.

See our coach parking page for details of other options.

How to get around

Find your way around with our handy map. Click on it for a more detailed version.


For any additional information, please use the contact details below.


01727 819492

Restaurants for groups

There are many restaurants in St Albans, with these particularly geared up for large groups.

Abbot’s Kitchen

The Abbot's Kitchen cafe, overlooking the nearby park, is the perfect place to enjoy tea after you visit [...]

  • Sumpter Yard, St Albans AL1 1BY
  • 07813 343033
  • [javascript protected email address]
  • ClosedWednesday 09:30 - 16:30

Beech House

Located in the historic city of St Albans, The Beech House on St Peter's Street opened its doors [...]

  • St Peter's St, St Albans
  • Visit website
  • 01727 701230
  • ClosedWednesday 08:00 - 23:00

Café Rouge

Deliciously affordable menu of classic French dishes with a contemporary twist. From steak frites and boeuf bourguignon to [...]

  • Holywell Hill, St Albans
  • Visit website
  • 01727 832777
  • ClosedWednesday 10:00 - 22:00

Ye Olde Fighting Cocks

Ye Olde Fighting Cocks is the Oldest Pub in England that prides itself on being a picturesque building [...]

  • Abbey Mill Ln, St Albans
  • Visit website
  • 01727 869152
  • ClosedWednesday 12:00 - 23:00