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The Abbey

30 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
+44 1284 757490
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Great piece of history

What remains of the Abbey ruins are in the lovely Abbey gardens. The ruins are quite interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter R
Dartford, United Kingdom
Amazing ruins

Amazing considering the time lag since construction that there are so many ruins still there for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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30 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What remains of the Abbey ruins are in the lovely Abbey gardens. The ruins are quite interesting and there are information boards giving lots of details on the Abbey.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing considering the time lag since construction that there are so many ruins still there for all to see. An amazing history and well worth a visit.

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the abbey and the grounds last week May 2017. The abbey and all its remains are truely stunning and an amazing sight. However there were some signs of neglect around the grounds and the tennis courts are totally out of place in that...More

Thank unigis1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Abbey is a sight to see! Just walk around and imagine. We love walking through here on our visits.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These Abbey ruins are next to the Catherdral & in the Abbey Gardens. There are quite a lot of the Abbey ruins remaining & worth a visit if you are in the centre of town.

Thank BELMONTIpswich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to have reasonable weather to enjoy the Abbey ruins and gardens. There is an interesting circular walk which is alongside the river Lark for part of the way. Very pretty with lots of birds and squirrels. Pack some monkey nuts as...More

Thank 351sandraj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These ruins are very interesting to wander around, there are several information boards which are very interesting. They are very well kept and the gardens around them are just beautiful. Well worth a visit.

Thank JaxB123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting friends in the area they brought us to the abbey and gardens for a walk well worth the trip very nice to see the history and the gardens are well maintained. Well wort a visit if in the area.

1  Thank tonka5566
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a long afternoon here with our children (7 and 10). We drove into town, had a look see and stumbled upon this park. We didn't want to leave! We got some food from M&S and had an impromptu picnic. The kids ran around...More

Thank ampmetc
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit in the heart of BSE! The gardens are gorgeous, especially in the spring/summer plus there is so much history there, including a meeting of the nobles who were to force King John to sign the Magna Carta. A magnificent...More

Thank Sharon A
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Robert C
Hello, could you please tell me how many months of the year the squirrels are in hibernation? Where do they hibernate? How do they go back to exactly where it was that they buried their nuts? Thanks very much, Robert.
16 October 2015|
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