Steeped in history, pretty St Michael’s Village boasts some of the most characterful period properties in St Albans. Just a short walk from the heart of the city along Fishpool Street, St Michael’s Village is home to some of the city’s top attractions, including Verulamium Museum and the Roman Theatre, while maintaining a peaceful village feel to the area. The annual St Albans Folk Festival sees St Michael’s streets lined with Morris dancers.
Cafes, shops, bars and restaurants
The area is home to St Albans institution The Waffle House, an all-day eatery located in an old watermill offering great views and even better food!
St Michael’s Manor on Fishpool Street is a 4-star hotel that serves award-winning food and afternoon teas. Enjoy a glass of something cold while overlooking the hotel’s lake and immaculate grounds in the summer months.
The area is also home to several historic pubs, including the Rose and Crown, The Six Bells and Lower Red Lion, and the Inn on the Park café in Verulamium Park.
St Michael’s Church of England Primary School is a popular, OFSTED Good-rated school, located next to historic St Michael’s church.
Parks and green spaces
Verulamium Park boasts rolling parkland stretching from St Michael’s Village to St Albans Cathedral and up to Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre. The pretty River Ver also runs through the village.