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St. Mary's Church

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Beautiful church

Make sure you visit this church as well as the cathedral down the road. Friendly guides to welcome... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DavidC936
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Amazing!

Just round the corner from our hotel, this was on our 'must visit' list, and what a fascinating... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Rocko1947
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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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Crown St | Corner of Honey Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1RT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you visit this church as well as the cathedral down the road. Friendly guides to welcome you and a spectacular ceiling. Also you get to see the final resting point for Henry VIII sister Mary Rose, yes he named his famous ship after...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DavidC936
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Just round the corner from our hotel, this was on our 'must visit' list, and what a fascinating hour or so we spent there. It is one of the largest parish churches in England, and part of the site dates back some 900 years. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rocko1947
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is a very large parish church with very beautiful stained glass windows. I believe it is one of the largest churches in West Suffolk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe P
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Ancient church, smaller than cathedral but just as old. Really stunning stained glass and rose window.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maradrew
Reviewed 28 August 2018

St Mary's church in Bury St Edmunds is reputed to be the third largest parish church in the country. It is a magnificent building (open most days from 10.00 to 16.00 (15.00 in winter). There is much to see here, including the tomb of Mary...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

So much more interesting than the cathedral in my opinion. Gorgeous stained glass and a fascinating Tudor connection.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helen A
Reviewed 14 July 2018

A magnificent example of church architecture. A peaceful retreat from the hurley burley of modern life.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bob2470
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The architecture is particularly interesting, with mediaeval angels in the roof. Henry VIII's sister is buried by the altar, along with many other local worthies who are commemorated. You will be made very welcome by the stewards.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lornabookworm
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I really liked this parish church, from its ancient graveyard where tombstones peek out somewhat spookily from the long grass to the church's serene interior with its majestic hammer-beam roof. The church is the final resting place of Mary Tudor, younger sister of Henry VIII...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 29 May 2018

this is a must to visit mary tudor buried there which mary rose was names after a must to visit staff very friendly keep up good work well dony tony mbe

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tony726
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