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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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A beautiful peaceful Cathedral

This is a lovely place to visit and take visitors A lovely peaceful place with wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phyllis B
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Oldies on tour

Stunning Cathedral well worth a visit with plenty of volunteers available to help with information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David T
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Abbey House 30 Angel Hill | Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to visit and take visitors A lovely peaceful place with wonderful Architecture Eat in the restaurant where you will find good wholesome food at a reasonable price . Alongside of the cathedral you will find a very good gift shop...More

Thank Phyllis B
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review, summarising all we have to offer visitors, such as our cafe and gift shop both of which help support us financially. We hope you may be able to return in the future and perhaps place a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning Cathedral well worth a visit with plenty of volunteers available to help with information with a smile,

Thank David T
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving us a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to us and that you received a friendly greeting from our volunteers on duty.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to visit,but more modern than I had anticipated. The staff were most helpful. I particularly enjoyed the moving story of the cross on the high altar. I suppose I was surprised that most of the building was built in the...More

Thank Margaret K
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your recent visit. We are glad you enjoyed the personal stories which we have at the Cathedral such as that of the cross at the High Altar. Visitors are sometimes surprised by the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly people here at the Cathedral and some very good music too. The staff were very helpful and the building is beautifulMore

Thank Richard B
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are glad you found our staff and volunteers friendly. We hope to offer you a warm welcome again, if you do visit us again in the future, perhaps joining in one...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an enjoyable 11/2 hours looking around the cathedral and talking to some of the staff. Information available was good and I particularly liked the viewing aid for looking at the ceiling. Shop and restaurant were very clean and tidy and both had a good...More

Thank lakehousehold
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and we are glad you enjoyed the information which was on offer. The viewing aid for the ceiling, we hope, stops any neck strain from looking up at the magnificent colourful vaulted ceiling! This...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral is beautiful inside and the small grounds outside. The staff were very helpful answering some of our questions and directing us to the local government holdings so we could do some research.More

Thank peaz7805
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad that your questions were answered on your visit and you found our staff helpful. We hope you may be able to return in the future and look forward to offering you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I pre-booked this tour in July for August and hoped we would have good weather. We were very lucky and once at the top the views all round were fantastic. The tour is only of 10 people plus the two tour guides, I am sure...More

Thank Jacqs44
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad that the weather held out for your Tower Tour and that you enjoyed the experience. As you note we do have some H&S guidelines for this tour due...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We explored the abbey ruins, garden and the cathedral. The artwork, stained glass windows and altars are beautiful. I love the embroidered prayer cushions on each seat. They had a work-in-progress LEGO model of the cathedral while we were there and they let children help...More

Thank Linda C
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and that you spotted our LEGO model too! This is our fundraising project which is manned by our volunteer LEGO builders who with the help of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Six months ago we visited the town but unable to find somewhere to park we continued on our journey. This time more prepared we had the post code for Angel Hill car park. So handy to visit the Cathedral. My husband thought it was the...More

Thank Enid G
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed visiting us and that you found it serene. We often have comments about the lightness of our building and our Tower was only added in 2005 which adds...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very stunning place and try to catch organ practice it is awe inspiring! Very nice gardens behind too, well worth seeing

Thank petesmithhome
PRsteds, Public Relations Manager at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad that you enjoyed listening to organ practice and hope you may be able to visit again soon.

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Browneyedgirl2014
21 November 2016|
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Response from PRsteds | Property representative |
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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Response from PRsteds | Property representative |
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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