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St. Edmundsbury Cathedral

Abbey House 30 Angel Hill | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS, England
+44 1284 748720
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Impressive

For a small cathederal this one is impressive and well turned out. Good architecture shop and cafe... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
stephen m
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Cromer, United Kingdom
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Wonderful smaller cathedral

This is a splendid example of a smaller cathedral which has been extended and decorated entirely in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tomwO6177GV
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Abbey House 30 Angel Hill | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For a small cathederal this one is impressive and well turned out. Good architecture shop and cafe. Tours are available and the site is positioned well for the gardens. If your religous, then this will fill your senses.

Thank stephen m
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a splendid example of a smaller cathedral which has been extended and decorated entirely in sympathy with its heritage. It’s well lit, has some modern touches but is a very spiritual place to visit. We loved it and hope to attend services sometime...More

Thank tomwO6177GV
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit and we are glad you found the Cathedral a spiritual place. We hope to see you at some services soon. Service schedules are available from the Cathedral itself, or...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Try and understand some of the history of the cathedral to make your visit even more worthwhile. Amazing views inside and out.More

Thank RobinLeChaudLapin
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We have interpretation around the building and also offer guided tours at certain times in the year to help visitors learn some more of the history of the building. We hope you may...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bury St Edmunds Cathedral is a place to remember, with an amazing conservative building, very peaceful. While we were in there the priest come to compliment us and we felt very honoured with this lovely warm little town. Just few days here and looks like...More

Thank isabelmilhorini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very well kept and tourist friendly cathedral. A delightbto visit with excellent commentaries. Shop is worth a visit too.More

Thank Wildir
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for leaving us a review of your visit and for mentioning our Gift Shop too- we aim to stock a variety of fair trade and local products, with all profits going to support the Cathedral to ensure that it can...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came into the Cathedral on a whim, and I'm so glad we did. It's a beautiful building with so much going on. There are information signs dotted around giving more information on the different sections of the building. The ceilings are magnificent, by far...More

Thank CharlieCupcake21
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review. We are glad you found the signage useful to understanding more about the building and also had a chance to see and contribute to our LEGO project- we're very grateful for the visitor donations...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Whether a fleeting visit or a more organised trip the Cathedral, the Tower Gate, the Rose Garden/Rectory and the ancient ruins of St Edmund's Alter, where the Magna Carta was ratified are a very worthwhile trip. I will definitely spend more time visiting next time...More

Thank WV67
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, you are right, we are very lucky at the Cathedral to be surrounded by lots of beautiful architecture and the stunning Abbey Gardens which have the ruins of the former Abbey of St Edmund. We...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Interesting history, but you'd only know if you got a guided tour - we turned up just as it was about to start.More

Thank Max C
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We do recommend if visitors have time, that they take one of our guided tours. We will be running these again in February half term and then our season of Mon-Sat 11am daily...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Whilst off season means the weather and visitors are restricted to clouds and determined tourists, it is a good time to see the cathedral without crowds, and place a piece of lego (see the lego installation they've started). Our cathedral is not the first in...More

Thank Scott S
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave a review and for mention of our LEGO project. This is a vital project for us in terms of fundraising and also encouraging more visitors to come into our building. We host a variety of different events throughout...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

A lovely old cathedral lovely renovated and now looking pristine. A beautiful part of town with the abbey and gardens next door. This was a fleeting visit but I think on a sunny day One could spend a tranquil few hours in and around this...More

Thank AMW1970
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave a review, we have just before Christmas had all of our interior scaffolding taken down, which was up as part of our restoration work on the upper windows of the Cathedral. We hope you may be able to...More

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Browneyedgirl2014
20 November 2016|
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Response from PRsteds | Property representative |
Hi, I'm not sure what you are asking to book for? If it's Tower Tours then pop to our website. Do let me know if there's anything else I can help with. Regards Nicki Dixon Head of PR and Visitors
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jns178
30 October 2015|
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It takes about 10/15 minutes to walk. There are two routes - either through the town centre or straight along Fornham Road/Northgate Street (more or less in a straight line from the station to Angel Hill, where the Cathedral... More
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Liz S
22 October 2015|
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Yes that's fine. Dogs welcome.
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