Plan Your Route on Foot

Route 3: St Albans Abbey Railway Station to St Albans City Centre

This route runs from St Albans Abbey Railway Station to St Albans City Centre and will take approximately 15 minutes. The route joins Walking Route 1, which continues to St Albans City Hospital

St Albans Abbey Railway station is the at the end of the Abbey Line; a pleasant train line connecting St Albans with Watford Junction Station. The service is operated by is served by London Midland.

Start the walk outside St Albans Abbey Station

Picture of the sign outside St Albans Abbey Station

Come out of St Albans Abbey Station and turn right onto the main road (Holywell Hill). Cross over Prospect Road, Latium Close.

Picture of the junction of Prospect Road and Holywell Hill, St Albans

Continue up Holywell Hill crossing Belmont Hill.

Picture of the bottom of Holywell Hill, St Albans

Carry on up Holywell Hill crossing Sopwell Lane, then Albert Street on your right. The road starts to steepen here.

Picture showing the steep rise of Holywell Hill

When you reach the crossroads with London Road, go straight across at the pedestrian crossing. The road ahead now becomes Chequer Street.

Picture of the junction of Holywell Hill, Chequer Street and London Road in St Albans

Carry on up Chequer Street.

Picture of Chequer Street in St Albans

When you pass the Maltings shopping centre on the right, the pavement can be narrow.

Picture of the entrance to the Maltings Shopping Centre on Chequer Street

After the Maltings Shopping Centre you'll arrive at the junction with Victoria Street. Cross at the pedestrian crossing into St Peterís Street and join route 1 to carry on to the Hospital.

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