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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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good for the soul

Whatever your religion, or depth of faith, if you're looking to recharge your inner peace? Then... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bob2470
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Beautiful cathedral

The splendour, history and spiritual feel here were wonderful. Lots to admire, friendly volunteers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kjc460
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Preston, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
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“new tower” (28 reviews)
“tower tour” (17 reviews)
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Abbey House 30 Angel Hill | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS, England
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+44 1284 748720
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"new tower"
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"stained glass windows"
in 19 reviews
"tower tour"
in 17 reviews
"millennium tower"
in 11 reviews
"wonderful building"
in 18 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 56 reviews
"lego model"
in 12 reviews
"st james"
in 7 reviews
"st edmundsbury"
in 21 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 9 reviews
"warm welcome"
in 9 reviews
"magna carta"
in 13 reviews
"abbey grounds"
in 7 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 12 reviews
"walk around"
in 8 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 7 reviews
"town centre"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whatever your religion, or depth of faith, if you're looking to recharge your inner peace? Then spend some time exploring this beautiful building. Well worth a visit.

Thank Bob2470
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The splendour, history and spiritual feel here were wonderful. Lots to admire, friendly volunteers and staff to help and advise. Good shop and cafe at hand too

Thank Kjc460
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was work being done in the cathedral while we were there, but it is an impressive building with wonderful architecture. Would love to go back again sometime.

Thank vannsandra
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing architecture for a small cathedral, wonderful stained glass windows & impressive nave. The cloisters - despite being new (rebuilt) is airy & cool - especially on a hot summers day. Entry is free but a donation of some sort would not go amiss, even...More

Thank special4christopher
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful architecture, the whole location is very impressive. Would definitely visit again. Because it is so popular, local car parking can be an issue. You may want to get hold of a town centre plan to identify all the car parks.

Thank david_chance
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I entered the cathedral from the Abbey Gardens, through the cafe entrance and the cloisters - actually one of the nicest parts of the Cathedral. As a Christian I was a little disturbed by the 'tourism' aspect which seemed to over play the atmosphere of...More

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very impressive view to cathedral from different points can attract the visitors to approach closer. Its magnificence of compound bears some enigmatic appearance, especially against the ruins of Abbey and the garden. Unfortunately we didn’t have a chance to get inside to enjoy the stained...More

Thank Yanik M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an interesting cathedral, a mix of old and new that (in my view) melds beautifully. So while the nave was built early in the 16th century, the impressive tower with its spectacular fan-vaulted ceiling dates from 2010. But the highlight of my visit...More

Thank JElliot32
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral. Great kids activity sheet with things to find etc which kept our son entertained. The Lego cathedral being built is worth going to see. The man looking after this was fab with our young son and took the time to talk to him...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is one of the lightest and airy cathedrals i have visited. The addition of the tower at the start of the century has enhanced the building.

Thank ian1232015
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Browneyedgirl2014
20 November 2016|
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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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