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The Abbey

30 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
+44 1284 757490
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Beautiful To Look at

This place always amazes me, considering the detail that went into it, when it was built. nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JDL93
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Haverhill, United Kingdom
Great accessibility

Really great to be able to walk among the ruins rather than just see them from afar. It was great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Iorweth
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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30 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1UZ, England
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+44 1284 757490
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place always amazes me, considering the detail that went into it, when it was built. nice add-on to the gardens

Thank JDL93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great to be able to walk among the ruins rather than just see them from afar. It was great to be touched by the ghost of this once immense building and gleam a sense of what has been lost to history.

Thank Iorweth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be fair it was October so no flowers out but would probably look a lot nicer in the summer. They have an aviary which lots of children seemed to be enjoying.

Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And read the history! Beautiful backdrop anytime. Read about the signers of the Magna Carta. Well worth a stroll through the ruins.

Thank J F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved visiting this amazing and serene place. Very pretty and awesome to see something this old still standing (in part).

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

If in Bury St Edmunds the whole site is well worth a visit. The gardens are very well kept, to see the whole site will take an hour plus. A vast amount of Abbey ruins to inspect.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

What a great place to spend the day or just stroll through on a sunny day. The gardens are beautiful and well kept. The ruins are very neat and great place for kids to experience history. There seems to always be something going on here....More

Thank T A
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Very interesting place to visit to see the historic buildings, This must have been a really large Abbey

Thank David T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A must visit place if lucky enough to be visiting Bury St Edmunds or to live in the area. All year round beautiful and immaculate gardens, rose garden, water garden, lovely little cafe, and extensive abbey ruins. Separate children's play area. Very secure and special.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This site is well preserved. A great place to relax, read or people watch. For this site to be one thousand years old is unbelievable. Most countries would have bulldozed it over for high rise apartments. We walk through all three days we were in...More

Thank peaz7805
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