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St. Mary's Church

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Really a hidden gem to visit. Lovely stained glass.

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

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cumbria, United Kingdom
A glorious church, not to be missed

St Mary's church in Bury St Edmunds is reputed to be the third largest parish church in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christopher M
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Crown St | Corner of Honey Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1RT, England
+44 1284 754680
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank maradrew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

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

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 14 July 2018

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

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.

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

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

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Once again, a lovely place to visit. I don't know how building the roof was managed all those centuries ago. The craft work was beautiful.

Thank susieq4692
Reviewed 12 May 2018

My personal opinion of course, but I really thought the church's stained glass and high ceilings stood out tremendously. In addition, the floor of the church consists of graves of important people that were either of noble blood or contributed to the church in some...More

Thank AmandaA4956
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I have been to St Mary's Church before but this time took my niece and her three year old daughter. This wonderful church has a wooden ceiling with carved angels and is truly beautiful. What many people don't know is that Henry VIIIs sister, Mary...More

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