Academy St Albans, St Albans, Hertfordshire for Youth and Schools

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Youth Property Type: 
University Rooms
Campus sleeping 400 with indoor and outdoor facilities for school and youth group catered residentials, near London

Rental for Youth and School Groups
Academy St Albans, St Albans, Hertfordshire, sleeps 10-400 in 190 bedrooms.

Academy Residences welcomes you to Academy St Albans, just 4 miles from St Albans, 20 miles from central London. This residential education and activity campus is set in majestic buildings and beautiful spacious grounds.

Academy St Albans offers full board accommodation and facilities to visiting youth and school groups of 10 - 400 all year round.

It's the perfect choice for your school or college, performing arts or sports team, training and activity programmes, faith retreats or special interest events.

Who are we?
We understand the youth and schools market - we're run by a team of professionals from the international education industry - and we specialise in working with our clients to develop the facilities you need.

What's included in your stay?
- Accommodation in mostly twin and some multi-bed rooms
- Leader rooms
- Full board catering [hot breakfast, lunch and dinner in our Dining Hall - or packed meals can be ordered instead]
- Use of our great indoor and outdoor facilities

Our facilities:
For teaching and training:
- Lots of class or meeting rooms - most with interactive whiteboards
- Common rooms
- Offices

For rehearsals, performances, welcome and induction talks and lectures:
-The Great Hall - with capacity for 240 people
-The Permanent Marquee - with capacity for 300 people

For dining:
- Dining Hall seats 120 per sitting, with different dietary requirements catered for

For leisure and social activities:
- Lots of different spaces for your own activities
- Loft Cafe, serving drinks and snacks
- Loft Bar, for adults only
- Westminster Room - great for you to hold your discos and events in
- Free WiFi in most facilities [not in accommodation areas]

For outdoor activities:
- Playing fields
- 2 campfire sites
- Use of 90 acres of beautiful grounds in which you can arrange your own activities
- Site of historic Chantry Island

Get in touch to discuss your next youth or school group residential stay with us!


No self-catering options - we provide all meals.
Our Dining Room serves 120 per sitting, with several sittings for each meal.
Please request to book common room areas for your group to use.
We have TVs in some shared facilities: you're welcome to request to bring your own music and equipment for facilities you reserve for private use.
You can use our free Wi-Fi in most of our facilities.
Please request to book spaces where you can arrange your own activities.
Full central heating.
We have 400 beds in mostly twin rooms [one set of bunk beds or two single beds] and a few single and multi-bedded rooms, all with shared bathrooms.
Bed linen is provided and changed weekly. Please bring your own towels and toiletries.
Bathrooms are normally shared.
Depending on disability, we have a few bedrooms we can allocate to appropriate clients on a shared or single basis, with suitable bathrooms.
No baby changing facilities and we've only got a few high chairs in our Dining Hall - but all children love our buildings, gardens and grounds!
Please request to book our camp fire sites or any of our outdoor areas so you can organise your own activities.
No swimming pool on site.
We've got extensive free parking on site for cars and coaches.
Smoking is possible in the designated outside smoking areas only.
Unfortunately, due to the nature of our business, no pets are permitted.


We're in the village of London Colney, 4 miles away from London Colney and 20 miles away from central London - with really easy access to all areas of London, motorways, and airports.
St Albans.
Convenience store or bigger shops just 5 minutes' drive/30 minutes' walk away.
Two lovely pubs just 5 minutes' drive/30 minutes' walk away.

Booking Information

We have standard tariffs offering brilliant value for money for educational, corporate, charity and faith organisations. All rental rates include accommodation, full board and use of our fantastic indoor and outdoor facilities. Please enquire - we're really looking forward to hearing from you!

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

All Saints Pastoral Centre
Shenley Lane
St Albans
United Kingdom
Radlett [3 miles away], Borehamwood [5 miles away], St Albans City [4 miles away], Rickmansworth [4 miles away].
Only local buses stop near us.
London Heathrow, London Stansted, or London Luton.

Rental Rates

We have standard tariffs offering brilliant value for money for school and youth groups. All rental rates include use of our fantastic indoor and outdoor facilities, and full board. Please enquire - we're really looking forward to hearing from you!

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Academy St Albans, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Hilary Mehew

Joined us: 2018
+44 (0)1727 827547
All Saints Pastoral Centre
Shenley Lane
St Albans
United Kingdom