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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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Beautiful

Just lovely. Well worth a look if you are in bury. Very calm and beautiful. The Abby gardens are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jane B
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A beautiful cathedral

On approaching this Cathedral you can only be impressed with this amazing building. The level of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Abbey House 30 Angel Hill | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just lovely. Well worth a look if you are in bury. Very calm and beautiful. The Abby gardens are also nice.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On approaching this Cathedral you can only be impressed with this amazing building. The level of detail in the stone work and the interior of this cathedral are very impressive. The cathedral has a good refectory servicing hot foods, cakes, coffee etc.. l highly recommend...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to us and also our Pilgrims' Kitchen which serves a range of homecooked food as well as coffee, tea and a range of yummy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time we have visited this cathedral in Bury - and it is quite an amazing place. Yes it is rather a small cathedral compared to others that I have visited - like Lincoln Cathedral - and may not have that 'Big Bang' of divine...More

Thank 375Christopher1983
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and that you also enjoyed the Christmas stalls we have had running over the past few days as part of the town's Christmas Fayre....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing place to visit both indoors and outdoors. Indoors the beauty of the Cathedral is astounding especially when you appreciate that it is mostly quite recently finished in the 20th & 21st Centuries and work is still ongoing. When you go inside please do...More

Thank anthony a
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed visiting us and thank you also for donating to our Lego Cathedral project whilst you were here. We have a great team of volunteers who help us run...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

A lovely cathedral with beautiful stain glassed windows. An organist was playing as we visited which made for a beautiful atmosphere. The treasury is a great development charting the history of the practices of the church through the centuriesMore

Thank Iorweth
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you so much for leaving us a review and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit and listening to the organ rehearsal. Our Treasury has a number of interpretation boards about the history of the Cathedral and is also used as an exhibition space...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

I am quite at a loss to understand all the other enthusiastic reviews. The architecture is flat and banal - quite undistinguished , the newly built tower hopelessly unimaginative, the victorian stained glass is not even good of its limited kind. No sense of spirituality....More

Thank MisterNev
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are very proud of our architecture and our Millennium Tower which represents an example of traditional craftsmanship in the modern age. In 2010, the Vaulted Ceiling project was awarded the RIBA Spirit of Ingenuity Heritage...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I have seen a lot of churches yet this one is so very special. Fantastic vault. Glass lead windows with beautiful depictions over all the cathedral. Very friendly, informative and helpful people maintaining this. Recommend to take a walk outside in the park as well....More

Thank Erikvd66
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and felt welcomed. We have a fantastic volunteer team who welcome our visitors. We hope you may be able to return at some point in the future....More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The Lego model of the cathedral is a great idea to raise money. It's mind blowing to think it takes £11500 to run the place each week! It's beyond me how the money is raised. Really impressed by all the work going on to clean...More

Thank Caroline H
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. Our LEGO fundraising project has been a great initiative for raising money but also encouraging new visitors to us. Thanks to our visitors generosity and our volunteer builders we have placed over 30,000...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a very peaceful place to sit and relax or pray. It is a small cathedral and I liked the simplicity of the church. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Graham J
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We are one of the smaller Cathedrals only becoming one in 1914 with the creation of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. We are glad you felt at peace at the Cathedral.

Reviewed 22 October 2017

I went on a tour of the cathedral and tower,and at an admission of £10 a well worth visit. I was well impressed with the guides, Paula and Jacky. It's a long way up to the top of the tower, over 200 steps. I do...More

Thank Michael J B
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of our Tower Tour, we are glad you found it good value and that you enjoyed the view from the top, I will pass on your positive feedback to our Guides. There...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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Response from PRsteds | Property representative |
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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