Sport and Leisure

  • The St Albans Sub-Aqua Club in Cottonmill Lane
    Come and Scuba Dive with a friendly Club, open to all divers (with any recognised qualification from any training agency) Progress your training from beginner through to Advanced Diver, participate in skill development courses or just Dive and Party, we've got something for everyone. http://www.sasac.co.uk 

  • Multi-use Games area (MUGA) can be found in the grounds of the Marlborough Pavilion in Old Oak off Cottonmill Lane. The tarmaced area is floodlit at night. You can play basketball, tennis football....

  • The Marlborough Pavilion is available for hire for leisure activities. Tel 01727 844 638 to book.

  • The Watercress Wildlife Association at the end of Riverside Road is a wonderful place to visit - see http://www.watercresslnr.org.uk/
  • Lots of allotments in our area and this is the place to be if you are an allotment holder or want to become one! See the website of The Cottonmill and Nunnery Allotment Association for more information.
  • Cycling - Alban Way and other routes
    The best cycle route of St Albans runs starts in Sopwell, the Alban Way.
    http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/transport-and-streets/walking_cycling/cycle-routes/
  • The Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is not far away from Sopwell and is certainly worth a visit.  http://www.chilternsaonb.org
  • The river Ver runs through a large part of the Sopwell Ward. The Ver Valley Society website contains lots of information about the river and the area it flows through. See http://www.riverver.co.uk/


Leisure facilities in the Sopwell area

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Marlborough Pavilion

Marlborough club from the outside

Directions

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Subaqua club

Come and Scuba Dive with a friendly Club, open to all divers (with any recognised qualification from any training agency) Progress your training from beginner through to Advanced Diver, participate in skill development courses or just Dive and Party, we've got something for everyone...

Directions

http://www.sasac.co.uk/